Our Pastor and Staff

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Pastor

Dr. Jim Taylor was called to pastor the Harvest Hill Baptist Church in August of 1990.  He grew up in the Panhandle of Texas and enlisted in the United States Navy in 1956.  Pastor Taylor was born again in May of 1960 while serving in the United States Navy.  After serving for 10 years in the Navy, Pastor Taylor enlisted in the United States Air Force, from which he retired after serving a total of 22 years in the US military.

Pastor Taylor began his full time ministry immediately after retirement from the United States Air Force in 1976 when he was called to pastor the Bible Independent Baptist Church of Destin, Fl.   Dr. Taylor earned his doctorate from Anderson Theological Seminary.  He balances his service to The Lord while being an exemplary pastor, husband, father, and grandfather, and friend.

IMG_9417-002Pastor Taylor married his wife, Mary Louise Crabtree Taylor in January of 1957.  Mrs. Taylor also grew up in the Panhandle of Texas, where she met Pastor Taylor while a she was a young lady.

Church Secretary

Mrs. Taylor performs all secretarial work for the church and it does keep her busy!  She helps keep track of the church finances, teaches a Sunday School class, keeps the church nursery, is a member of the church choir, and many other duties.  Mrs. Taylor has juggled faithfulness to The Lord while being a great wife, mother, and grandmother.

 

Associate Pastor

Ethel15 287JR Trammell has been Associate Pastor of the Harvest Hill Baptist Church for a number of years now and has proven his faithfulness to The Lord. Brother Trammell is a very busy man! He is a good father and grandfather, teaches a Baptist History class every other Sunday morning, leads the Thursday evening Soul Winning Visitation, is active in numerous other ministries here at the church, and can be counted upon to do whatever he is asked to do.  Bro. Trammell’s wife, Carol, is very busy for Lord, as well!  She plays the piano, teaches a Sunday School class, and much more!

 

 

Additionally, there is a large number of members of the Harvest Hill Baptist Church who are faithful to The Lord, active in our ministries, faithful to pray for the brethren, and who love The Lord and await His return.