Living Hope STAFF

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

Derek Smith

Lead Pastor

Justin Tucker

Justin Tucker

Creative Arts Pastor

Kevin Short

Kevin Short

Operations Minister

Daniel Foster

Daniel Foster

Next Gen Pastor

Amanda Markin

Amanda Markin

Children's Minister

Daniel Lockwood

Daniel Lockwood

Tech / Communications Director

Chelsey Sizemore

Chelsey Sizemore

Financial Director

Josh Harrington

Josh Harrington

Facilities DIrector

Adam Susong

Adam Susong

I.T / Facilities Manager

Kim Reynolds

Kim Reynolds

Connections Director

Matthew Rollings

Matthew Rollings

Ministry Intern

Bill Rupp

Bill Rupp

Pastoral Care Minister

Tylertown Campus

Irvin Wasswa

Irvin Wasswa

Campus Pastor

Greg Moore

Greg Moore

Operations & Discipleship Pastor

Ryne Ladley

Ryne Ladley

Worship/Youth Minister

Dunbar Cave Campus

Andrew Thompson

Andrew Thompson

Campus Pastor

Tina Moore

Tina Moore

Connections Director

Josh Hutcheson

Josh Hutcheson

Discipleship Director

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence

Kid Ministry Director

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