Greg and his wife, Terri, have two grown sons, Jay and Scott. He is a native of Savannah, Georgia. Greg served churches in Savannah, Georgia; Brandon and Corinth, Mississippi before coming to FBC Brookhaven, where he has served as pastor since June, 1997. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Zoology. His Masters of Divinity degree is from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He has also completed doctoral courses at Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, Lombard, Illinois, where he received an Advanced Certificate in Worship Studies. His hobbies include golf, enjoying Atlanta Braves baseball, and listening to music. Terri also loves music and is a ceramic artist and jewelry designer with several retail outlets that sell her products. Greg’s favorite Bible verse is Galatians 2:20.
Jeff is married to Terry and they have two children, Katie and Kelly. Jeff holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Bethel Seminary, St. Paul, MN, a Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Mississippi State University. He has served churches in Mississippi and Virginia. He has been in the ministry since 1982. His hobbies are running, cycling, and gardening. Terry loves music and teaches piano and voice. Jeff loves the Grand Narrative of the Bible, that God loves us and gives each us the opportunity to have eternal fellowship with Him through Jesus Christ, His Son.
Jason is married to Sunday and they have three children, Jason Michael (The Deuce), Sarah Sunday (Princess), and Joshua Daniel (JD). He is a graduate of Brookhaven High School, Mississippi College, and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He has been involved in student ministry for over 19 years and his passions in life are God, family, students, missions, and sports. He enjoys spending time with his family and keeping up with the LSU Tigers! He wants to get better at tennis and golf. His life verses are Proverbs 3:5-6, "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will direct your paths."
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Ben is a native of Ridgeland, Mississippi where he was born and raised. He serves our student ministry as associate student minister as well as other ministries in the church. His passions are student ministry, worship ministry, Mississippi State sports, Saints football, Heat basketball, Astros baseball, time with friends and family and a good cup of coffee. He is engaged to Jordan Henning, a native of Brookhaven, Mississippi and life long First Baptist Church Brookhaven member where she is involved in various ministries throughout the church. His life verse is 1 Corinthians 10:31 - "So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God." Ben's prayer is that students will "taste and see that the Lord is good" and trust him with every detail of their lives.
Joe is married to Kathy and they have two sons, Shannon and Chad. Joe, a Church member since 1981, came to work as Administrator in 1998. He came with over thirty years experience in management in the retail grocery business. He has a BS in zoology from the University of Southern Mississippi. He enjoys gardening, and reading. Kathy works for the State Tax Commission and enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Bretton is a Brookhaven native and student at Mississippi College where he is pursuing a B.S. Degree in Mass Media Communication. He enjoys working with the school’s television studio as well as the Admissions office as a telecounselor. Bretton previously served as an intern with the student ministry before he transitioned to Director of Media. His favorite passage of scripture is 2 Corinthians 12:9-10, “But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.”