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Lead Pastor

Dr. Derek Smith

Pastor Derek and his family came to Living Hope in December of 2009. He is happily married to Mrs. Chrystal and they have five children, a daughter Reaghan, and four boys, Dawson, Harrison, Anderson, and Cayson. Pastor Derek is a graduate of the University of Alabama in Huntsville and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Pastor Derek has a deep passion for God’s Word and for seeing people saved. In his spare time, Pastor Derek enjoys playing outside and spending time with his kids, going on dates with his wife, fishing, and going to the beach with his family.

Sango Campus

Derek Smith

Lead Pastor

Greg Moore

Family Pastor

Justin Tucker

Creative Arts Pastor

Kevin Short

Operations Minister

Blake Allen

Student & Outreach Minister

Jessica Albritton

Family Connections Minister

Adam Susong

Communications Director

Cameron Clark

Creative Specialist

Dee Hilmo

Executive Assistant

Heather Thresher

Financial Secretary

Megan Evans

Women’s Ministry Director

Erin Allen

Preschool Ministry Director

Maggie Smith

Children’s Ministry Director

Wayne Haugen

Facilities Director

Emma Feldman

Worship Collective Leader

Tylertown Campus

Irvin Wasswa

Tylertown Campus Pastor

Cody Clark

Tylertown Ministries Director

Meagan Norman

Tylertown Children’s Minister

Liz Haugen

Communications Director

Living Hope Leadership