Meet Our Leadership

Meet the team.

Our team is here to serve you in any way possible.  Take a few minutes and get to know us.  We can't wait to meet you in person!

Dewayne howard

Lead Pastor
DeWayne is passionate about reaching people with the grace of God.  He is a gifted speaker and does so with passion and excitement.  He is a native of Athens, Tennessee and is married to his wife, Sheryl.  They have a son and two daughters.  Pastor D is a graduate of Andersonville Theological Seminary.


Student Pastor
Jeff is excited to bring the Love of Jesus to this generation! He is a powerful speaker and singer. Natives of Indiana, Jeff and his wife, Tina, have been transplanted in the Sunshine State and are so happy to be here! Together they are partners in ministry. They have 6 children and 6 Grandchildren. Pastor Jeff is a graduate of Central Bible College.

Charlie White

Worship Leader
Charlie is passionate about exalting the name of Jesus and leading others to Him. Charlie is married to his wife, Cristie,  and they make their home in Lakeland, FL. He attended Liberty University. They have 2 adult children and enjoy riding roller coasters & playing board games. 

Renee Parker

Children's Director
Renee was born & raised in Plant City, FL. She has 3 children, and is blessed to be able to homeschool her youngest daughter, alongside her husband, Eric. She loves singing, photography, and spending time with her family. 

sheryl howard

Ministry Assistant
Sheryl was born and raised in Jacksonville, FL. She loves serving alongside her husband, Pastor DeWayne, in ministry. She also enjoys photography, being a mom, and cooking. She is a graduate of Florida State College with a degree in Information Technology. She is passionate about serving God and others through her gifts of administration and service. 

elizabeth taylor

Elizabeth has served as our church secretary since 2013.  She is married to Robert and they make their home in Plant City.  She moved to the area from Thomasville, North Carolina.  Elizabeth enjoys cross stitching and relaxing with a good show or movie on TV.