Our Pastor and Staff

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Pastor Mike Johnson

Pastor Mike and his wife Cyndi are both from Albertville and have served churches in Alabama, Louisianna, and Montana. The Johnsons have two sons: Timothy and his wife, Krissy, and Stephen and his wife, Jamie. They have three grandchildren; Henry, James, and Alice. 

Pastor Mike and Cyndi both are graduates of Samford University and Pastor Mike attended seminary at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and holds a Doctor of Ministries Degree from Atlantic Coast Theological Seminary of Daytona, Florida. Throughout the course of his ministry, Pastor Mike has been deeply involved in Vacation Bible School, Sunday School and Discipleship.  He has served various times on the state VBS leadership teams both in Montana and Alabama, and has written several articles about the value of VBS in church growth published in Growing Churches and in Sunday School Leadership magazines.  He has twice been an instructor on the national Lifeway VBS team leading the conference for  directors and Pastor/ Evangelism.  Pastor Mike has served two terms as Moderator and as Mission Development Director of the Marshall Baptist Association. 

Pastor Mike and Cyndi's passion is to help Christians understand their identity in Christ and fulfill the ministry that God has for each of his children.

 

Nolan Clackley

Nolan is native to the Boaz area and and a recent graduate of the University of Al.abama.  He is working a full time job and has joined Bethsaida Baptist Church in the spring to serve as the Youth Pastor

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Pastor Mark Brazelton

Pastor Mark and his wife Melinda came to Bethsaida in September, 2018 from Toledo, Oregon to serve as worship leader.  He has served as a pastor in Montana, Idaho, Washington and Oregon as well as worship and youth leader in Alabama and Montana.

He and his wife have two daughters Kelsi and Emma and son-in-laws Jeremy and Steven.

In the past three years they have become involved in mission work in Uganda helping Child Rescue Mission ministering to malnourished babies and distributing Bibles to remote villages without any.

Pastor Mark's passion is to see others serve our Lord in obedience and live the abundant life God promises beginning now.

Jessica Smith

Jessica has served as Children's Director for 2 years.  She is native to Boaz and has three children.