Steve and Julie were married in 1994 and have been blessed with three children; Matthew (1996), Charis (1998), and Caleb (2002). Steve was called into full-time ministry while on a mission trip in Gallup, NM in 2006. Following God's clear call, Steve served as pastor in Golden Valley, AZ from 2009 to 2016. During that time, Julie was integral in developing the children's ministry and beginning the LIFT ministry. Matthew, Charis, and Caleb participated and served in the children's, youth, music, and LIFT ministries.
Relying on a few key Scriptures (John 15:5, Philippians 4:13, and 1 Corinthians 11:1), Steve's philosophy of ministry is simple, "Lead from the outflow of what God is doing in your life."
Steve and Julie began serving at West Point Baptist Church October 2nd, 2016.
Wayne, Robin and Carter were welcomed to WPBC in 2018. Wayne has served the Cullman area for over two decades in many capacities - as a youth pastor, church planter and worship leader to name a few. Wayne and Robin have the distinct privilege of teaching at Cullman High School, where he teaches Drama and Robin teaches English.
Wayne believes worship is offered through many expressions and desires to lead the church to do just that.
"Enter his gates with thanksgiving, enter his courts with praise! Give thank to him, bless his name." Psalm 100:4
Julie graduated from Samford University with a degree in Elementary Education. While in college, she answered God's call into ministry and began serving as a youth minister.
For over two decades, Julie has ministered in preschool, children, youth and women.
Additionally, she has been integral in leading discipleship groups, developing worship ministries and coordinating multi-church mission trips.
We are blessed with her leadership and vision for developing disciple makers and worship leaders through our children's ministry.
"You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise." Deuteronomy 6:7
JJ grew up in Crane Hill in Cullman County. He graduated from West Point High School in 1992 and also attended Wallace State Community College. He now works as a rural carrier for the USPS.
JJ felt the call to serve the Lord through music at a very early age. He began playing piano and singing as a small child in various churches where his father served as pastor. He became a member of West Point Baptist Church in 2005, first serving as keyboard player for the praise band, and currently serves as Associate Music Minister.
JJ believes that even though music is only one form of worship, it can set the tone for the entire worship service, and can be a very encouraging and uplifting way to worship the Lord in everyday life.
"I will sing to the Lord as long as I live. I will praise my God to my last breath." - Psalm 104:33
Linda lives in Moulton, AL. Linda comes from a background in bookkeeping, accounting, financial reporting, and compliance. She gained experience at First National Bank and the City of Athens Electric Department.
At West Point Baptist Church, she acts as the office manager handling appointments, addressing needs, ordering materials, maintaining/reporting financial information, and a host of other tasks.
We welcomed Linda to our team in 2018 and look forward to many years of partnership.
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