Our Staff


  • Pastor

    Brother Jeff Hoffman has been pastor since July 1999. Brother Jeff is a graduate of Louisiana College and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX with a MDiv degree. He also serves on the Executive Board of the Louisiana Baptist Convention. He is married to Angela and they have one daughter.

  • Minister of Music

    Wayne Bridges has been Minister of Music since March 2019.  He is married to Stacy and has three daughters. Wayne served as a member of The 5th Army Band in San Antonio, TX for several years. Wayne graduated Northwestern State University with a Bachelors in Music Education. Wayne also attended New Orleans Seminary. Wayne has served several churches throughout LA.

  • Minister of Youth

    Kara Thompson has been Minister of Youth since May 2010. She is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University. She is currently employed at Life Choices of North Central Louisiana. She is married to Dennis and they have one son.

  • Minister of Preschool and children

    Lindsey Bridges has been the Preschool & Children's Minister since November 2019. Lindsey is a graduate of Northwestern State University.  She is currently employed at Life Choices of North Central Louisiana.

  • Financial Secretary

    Lisa  Richardson has been the Financial Secretary since March 2017. She is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University. She is retired from Tim's Auto Salvage after 35 years. She is married to Darrell.

  • Administrative Secretary

    Nan Choate rejoined the staff as the Administrative Secretary in September 2018 after having retired from the church in 2016.  She is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University.  She is married to William and they have one daughter and two grandchildren.

  • Pianist

    Jeanne Patterson has been the church pianist since September 2001. She is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University. She works as a piano instructor. She is married to Charles and they have one daughter.

  • church custodian

    Joan Colvin became a part of the church staff on June 14, 2020.

Church Leadership

In addition to our staff, our church is lead by our Deacon Body, Committees, and Ministry Teams.