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Bill Holifield- Senior Pastor
In August 2007, Bro. Bill joined our staff as our Senior Pastor after serving as Senior Pastor of three other Southern Baptist Churches in Kentucky (1) and Louisiana (2).
He is a 1983 graduate of Louisiana College (BA Religion/Accounting) who pursued his Master of Divinity at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville Kentucky from 1983-1994.
Bro. Bill is married to Debbie and they are the parents of Shawnette, Jonathan, and Laura and the grandparents of Richard, Alyson, and Zachary.
Bill Pianki - Youth & Young Adult Pastor
Major Bill, as he is affectionately know to us, joined our staff in December 2007 as our Associate Pastor of Youth and Young Adult Ministries after serving as a Bi-vocational Youth and Student Pastor (paid and unpaid) for many churches throughout his military career.
He is a 1982 graduate of Covenant College, in Georgia, (B/A History, Education, Religion) who after college served our nation for twenty one (21) years as an Army Officer attaining the rank of Major (O-4) before taking retirement and pursuing the full-time ministry.
Major Bill is married to Janice and they are the parents of Ashley and Travis and the grandparents of Trace.
Stephen Jennings - Music and Worship PastorBro. Stephen joined our ministerial staff in March 2015 after serving several other south Louisiana churches as their Music Pastor during his studies at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Bro. Stephen answered God's call to the Gospel Ministry as a Music Pastor in 2009 after having worked in the computer engineering field for seven years.He graduated in 2001 from Southern Polytechnic State University (Marietta, GA) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering Technology. He and his family relocated from the Atlanta, GA area in 2010, to pursue a degree at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Bro. Stephen graduated in May 2015 with a Master of Arts degree with a concentration in Worship Ministries. Bro. Stephen is married to Jessica and they are the proud parents of Zachary, Tyler, and Chloe.