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

John England

John England

Family Pastor

Meagan Norman

Meagan Norman

Children's Ministry Director

Jessica Albritton

Jessica Albritton

Connections Minister

Adam Susong

Adam Susong

Communications Director

Cameron Clark

Cameron Clark

Creative Specialist

Megan Evans

Megan Evans

Women's Ministry Director

Heather Thresher

Heather Thresher

Financial Secretary

Chelsey Sizemore

Chelsey Sizemore

Connections Director

Tylertown Campus

Irvin Wasswa

Irvin Wasswa

Campus Pastor

Greg Moore

Greg Moore

Operations & Discipleship Pastor

Alyssa Loyd

Alyssa Loyd

Worship Leader

Dunbar Cave Campus

Blake Allen

Blake Allen

Campus Pastor

LIVING HOPE Leadership