Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.
Bro. Dewayne was raised in Fairview, TN. He and his wife, Tesha, have two wonderful children!
Dewayne graduated Union University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biblical Studies, and furthered his education at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is currently is pursuing his Doctor of Ministry degree at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Tesha graduated Union with an Art Education degree and is currently an Art teacher.
Bro. DeWayne has served as Senior Pastor of Lewisport Baptist Church since April 2017. Prior to serving at Lewisport, Bro. Dewayne was the Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Dyer, TN for almost 11 years.
Ryan is a life-long resident of Lewisport whose greatest gifts are his relationship with Jesus and his family. His wife Stacy teaches at North Hancock Elem. School and they have two boys, James and Jonah. They love spending time together outside. Ryan loves Lewisport Baptist Church, who has always been a great church family to him. He is honored to be able to serve in a variety of ways, employing many skills as Music & Worship Director. By day he works full-time on the farm with his father-in-law and enjoys anything outdoors.
Director of Children's Ministry, Preschool Director
Teresa has a heart for reaching young kids with the Gospel of Jesus. She desires to see these kids come to know Christ and learn what it means to walk with Him on a daily basis. She wants to see our community transformed by God’s kingdom and believes it can start even with the smallest of children. Teresa and her husband of 20 years, Troy, have two beautiful teenagers, Jeffery and Hannah who will soon be leaving the nest. Teresa enjoys being involved in the community though the Early Childhood Council, Youth Service Council, and Fire Department. She loves snuggling with and spoiling her dog Bella, as well.
Pam began working at LBC in 2008 as our church secretary and in 2015 became our Administrative/Financial Assistant. Pam and Scott were married in 1991 and have two boys, Ethan, who is pursuing his degree in Biblical & Theological Studies at Boyce College and Tanner, who is a student at Hancock County High School. Pam loves the mountains, listening to all genres of music (Christian to bluegrass to rock), reading and spending time with her family and friends.
Troy and his family have been members of LBC since early 2009 and he enjoys working on the technical side of things at the church. He also enjoys working with his wife (Teresa) in the children’s ministry with the 5th and 6th graders. He is involved with our local community as a full time employee of the ambulance service as an EMT and fire chief of Lewisport Volunteer Fire Department. He loves to serve the Lord with the gifts that God has graciously given him.