John “Tree” Akers spends his ministry building faith and his pastime building with Legos.
The 42-year-old has been the student minister at Northside Baptist Church for seven years. Overall, he said he’s been in some form of ministry for two decades.
He grew up in Elizabethtown and worked out of state for a few years but loves being back home, he said.
Growing up at Severns Valley Baptist Church, he was a teen who was quiet and the in-crowd wasn’t his thing.