Jody was called into ministry in 2001 after spending several years as a high school teacher and baseball coach. He graduated from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree in 2008. He and his wife, Stephanie, and their 2 children began serving at Faith in October of 2016. Jody loves to travel, watch baseball—especially Mississippi State and the St. Louis Cardinals—and spend time with his family. He has a heart for missions and disciple-making. Jody also loves to proclaim Jesus and teach the Word of God to help people reach maturity in their faith.
Bill has been on staff at Faith for more than 20 years. He is married to Diana and they have 3 children, and 5 grandchildren. He is a volunteer firefighter and loves bluegrass, musical instruments, and Lionel Trains. He graduated from West Virginia University where he played in the Mountaineer Marching Band. Bill loves to see others grow in their faith and use their musical talents.
Marcos has served as Student Pastor at Faith since 2006. He and his wife, Wendy, have 2 daughters and 3 grandchildren. In his spare time Marcos spends time with his grandkids, likes to workout, and is an avid Disney fan. He might be one of the only people in Tipton County without a smart phone. Marcos believes God has a plan for every student’s life, and he loves to help students figure out what that might be.
Mark and Amy have been married since 1998 and have 4 children and 2 grandchildren. Amy has been at Faith since 1984 and began serving in the nursery and children departments in 1999. Mark began serving in the ministry in 2008, and together they came on staff to coordinate our children’s ministry in 2010. Mark owns his own business, MidSouth Access. They love our children and believe that each of them were placed here with a special assignment: they are saved to serve God.
Karen began serving on staff at Faith in 2014 but has been a member of the church since 1975. Karen is married to Chris, and they have 3 children and 3 grandchildren. She loves spending time with her grandkids and cooking when her whole family gets together. Karen loves people, learning about their lives, and serving others.