Our Staff

Jihan Cox

RSW Founder & Director

Jihan Cox is passionate about equipping her generation and those coming behind her to find their worth and identity in Christ. She has a strong prophetic voice and desires to bring people into the presence of God.

Jihan serves as the Worship and Arts Pastor at Redemption Life Church in Powell, TN. Jihan and her husband, Michael, planted Redemption Life Church in 2012 and are enjoying all of the challenges and adventures that church planting can bring. Together, they are the proud parents of 8 beautiful children.

Jihan is also the Founder and Director of Redemption School of Worship, where students are trained and educated with an emphasis in worship. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Lee University. She has taught private lessons for 10+ years in an effort to affect the worship culture of her city. Jihan is a gifted teacher and vocalist. She aspires to raise up a generation to operate in their gifting from a place of confidence and rest in who He has created them to be.

Lisa Sumpter

3rd-5th Grade Teacher

Ms. Lisa Sumpter teaches our 3rd-5th grade classroom. She is first and foremost a worshiper and follower of Jesus. She LOVES children and has felt called to teach for many years. She faithfully attends and serves Redemption Life Church. She is an amazing asset to our RSW family.

We are so honored God has brought Ms. Lisa to partner with the vision and mission of RSW.

Chloe Chyka

Art & Creative Expression Teacher

Chloe Chyka is a talented creative. She is visual and artistic. She is a gifted songwriter and singer. She is also an incredible choreographer and dancer. 

Chloe serves alongside her husband, Paul, as Student Pastor at Redemption Life Church. She gives of herself freely to love the next generation and empower them to walk in right identity and purpose. Chloe is also integral to the staff at Redemption Life Church as she serves in many capacities (i.e. city worship nights, community events, dance/drama department).

Chloe holds her certification in Aesthetics. She has completed several ministry training programs. She continues to learn in the arena of creative worship arts.

We are so honored God has brought Mrs. Chloe to partner with the vision and mission of RSW.

Paul Chyka

Hs History & Music Teacher

Paul Chyka is passionate about raising up sons of God to release worship in the city and the nations. He has a worshiper's heart. He is a gifted musician and an effective teacher. He has taught private lessons in a variety of instruments for 5+ years. He is the Producer and Manager at Redemption Studios in Powell, TN and has produced several albums. 

Paul, and his wife Chloe, serve as the Student Pastors at Redemption Life Church in Powell, TN. Together, they are also key leaders in the worship department; they are instrumental within the staff as they have oversight of several departments within the church (i.e. media, city worship nights, traveling worship team).

Paul holds a Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management and Marketing from UT Knoxville. He has completed several ministry training programs. Paul does everything with excellence and a servant's heart.

We are so honored God has brought Mr. Paul to partner with the vision and mission of RSW.