Macedonia Baptist Church, Longview, Texas

Staff

Meet Our Staff

Keith Kelley - Pastor

Dr. Keith Kelley
Pastor - 

Keith is a native of Texas but spent seven and a half years in Rome, Georgia before joining the Macedonia team in September 2012.

He has a B.S. degree from Stephen F. Austin State University, a MACE from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a D.Min from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Dr. Kelley is passionate about preaching the Gospel and encouraging others to say “yes to Jesus” with their lives.

He enjoys playing golf, spending time with wife and son, Celeste and Kaleb, and eating good food.

 

Bob White
Worship Minister –

Bob began his service to Macedonia in 1979 serving as Music and Youth Director. Over the years, his role has evolved to that of Worship Leader.  He is responsible for the Worship and Music Ministry of the church.

Bob graduated from Stephen F. Austin with a B.S. in Agriculture Education with teacher certification. He then went on to complete his Masters of Church Music from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

He enjoys traveling with his family and fishing when he has time off. He and his wife Janet have been married for 35 years and have 4 children, 2 grandchildren and another grandchild  on the way.

Cory Perkins
Student Minister -

Cory was born and raised in Longview, Texas and joined the Macedonia ministry team in July of 2002.

He has a B.S in Religion from East Texas Baptist University.

Cory loves preaching the life changing truth in God’s word, seeing students pursue the Lord and connecting people into the Body of Christ.

He enjoys fishing, anything outdoors, Chick-Fil-A and spending time with his wife Melinda and their three children Baylie, Avery and Graycen.

 

Minister of Missions

John Wallingford
Minister of Pastoral Care -

John has been a staff member for 28 years. As Minister of Pastoral Care, he plans and co-ordinates the missions of Macedonia locally, nationally and internationally. He also leads the transportation team and the Mission Net ministry.

Bro. John is married to Rita. They have two sons, Scotty and Randy, one grandson, Todd, and two great-grandchildren.

He enjoys spending time with his family, motorcycling and fishing.

 

Nichole Huggins

Nichole Huggins

Children’s Director

Nichole joined the Macedonia team in October of 2013 and serves as the Children’s Director for ages birth through 6th grade.

Nichole graduated from The University of Texas at Tyler with a B.A. in English and teacher certification. She has experience in teaching, Youth Ministry, and Children’s Camp Ministry. Her passion is to see children grow in their faith and to get fired up about Jesus.

She and her husband Jake have two children, Grace and Ezra. Nichole enjoys cooking, writing, and spending time with her family.

 

 

 SUPPORT STAFF

 

Cheryl Hunt
 Pastor & Financial Secretary

Cheryl has served as Pastor’s / Financial secretary since 1998.  She has served as a ministry assistant for 21 years.

She is married to Gary and they have two grown children and 4 beautiful grandchildren.

One of Cheryl’s greatest joys is seeing her children as parents now raising their children.  She also enjoys  spending time with family.

 

 

 

Jackie Johnson
Missions Assistant

Jackie joined the Macedonia Team in June, 2011 as Secretary to  John Wallingford,  assisting him with missions/Mission Net.  She is also responsible for the weekly bulletin and church-wide prayer requests.  She recently began assisting with the Macedonia Mountain Movers ministry as well.

Jackie and husband, Rocky, joined Macedonia in 1985.  Their two daughters, Jana and Lacy, grew up in this wonderful church.  They have six precious grandchildren ranging from ages 3 to 21 years.

 

 

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Don Pierce
Building and Grounds

Don has served at Macedonia since 1998 and is a very active member of the Macedonia Chainsaw Team which aids individuals in need both locally and nationally when emergencies arise.

He considers the Macedonia Chainsaw Team his hobby and not just his ministry because it gives him such enjoyment.  The thing he loves the most, though,  is his grandson and spending time with him.