• Phil is a proud follower of Jesus Christ. Raised in Great Britain, he accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior at the age of 7. After moving with his parents to America in 1996, he attended Liberty Church University, graduating with a degree in Biblical Studies. He, his wife Tosha, and their daughter Landry had the honor of planting a Christ-exalting church in 2010, Living Word Baptist Church in Odessa, Texas. Today, seeking to honor the heritage of being a third generation pastor, Phil strives to serve the Lord to the best of his ability. The Skeltons joined the Lawrence Drive church family on January 10, 2021. Tosha, having a heart for Lord, has found her passion in working with children and discipling women. In his spare time you will find Pastor Phil spending time with his family, church family, playing golf and watching football (soccer). The true passion and desire of the Skelton's ministry is to see men, women, boys and girls come to a saving knowledge of Jesus and to disciple believers to become more like Him every single day. Phil loves to preach, teach, share the Gospel, win people to Jesus and equip the saints to do the work of the ministry. His ultimate dream is to see people loving God with everything they have and to see a mighty move of God all over the world!

  • Eddie Coatney

    Student Pastor/Church manager

    LDBC.church.manager@gmail.com

    Eddie and his family have been members of Lawrence Drive for over 10 years. He has served as the Student Pastor since 2015. Eddie and Jana have a 25 year old son, Zack and a 13 year old daughter, Gracie. They enjoy spending time with their AMP family and going on camping adventures with friends. Haiti is a big part of their family ministry. Eddie began serving in 2010 and continuously leads mission trips to Haiti each year. It is a passion for the entire family! Eddie and Jana have A Mighty Passion to reach the hearts of students in the community with Love of Jesus Christ!


  • Lisa Moore

    Children's ministries

    rmoore9@windstream.net

    Lisa has served in various areas of church ministry since 1994. Rick and Lisa moved from Florida to Georgia in 2006 to serve on staff at Lawrence Drive. They have two adult sons and 3 grandsons and will celebrate 31 years of marriage this year in 2019. They both love taking their grandsons on fun adventures, hanging out with kids at Centrikid camp, and vacationing on Disney Cruises.



  • Chris Wood

    Worship Pastor

    woodcbc@gmail.com

    Chris has been the worship pastor at Lawrence Drive since 2016. He and his wife Mary Beth have three kids; Jude, Owen and Lyla. In addition to leading worship, Chris enjoys woodworking and teaching at Covenant Academy.


  • Joey Williams

    Director of Community Ministries

    joeywilliams951@gmail.com

    Joey has been a member of Lawrence Drive since 1997 and has served on staff since 2015. It was in 2000 that the Lord really got hold of Joey's heart and he began to use his many skills and abilities to serve Him. As Director of Community Ministries, Joey actively seeks opportunities for our church to serve in the community through Angels In Flight addiction recovery, Rescue Mission, Mid State Association, and many other outlets as the opportunity arises. Joey loves spending time with his three grown children and four awesome grandchildren.

  • Terri Hamm

    Secretary

    Terrihammldbc@gmail.com

    Terri has been church secretary since 2003. She considers it a great honor to serve the Lord in ministry. She is married to the love of her life, Kenny, who is pastor of Victory Baptist in Macon. They are burdened to see God’s Word come to life in minds and hearts of others and their life verse is 1 Cor. 10:31 “Do all to the glory of God.” Terri enjoys spending time with her husband and two Jack Russells (Gabby and Piper) and reading Christian biographies with a great cup of coffee!

  • Lisa Maddox
    Preschool Director

    lisasmaddox@hotmail.com

    Lisa and her family have been members of Lawrence Drive Baptist Church for over 30 years. She and her husband David have two adult children, Adam and Abby, and three beautiful granddaughters, Madi, Jaida, & Zoe. Lisa began teaching in 1999 and became Director of LDBC Preschool in 2001. She currently serves as a 4K teacher and director. Lisa loves being able to share the gospel and see the excitement on the children’s faces as they realize just what Jesus Christ has done for them, and how much He loves them!

  • Lynn Johnson

    Administrative Assistant

    l73johnson@hotmail.com

    Lynn has been a member of Lawrence Drive since 2004 and joined the staff in 2006 as an administrative assistant. She has loved working and serving in faith since a young age having been employed at the Macon Christian Bookstore and three church offices. She retired from Bank of America as an operation officer with 29 years of service. In her spare time she loves being outdoors, photographing God’s creation, especially the wildlife and beautiful streams in the Great Smoky Mountains. Her life verse is Phillippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.”