Pastor Eddie (Lead Pastor)
Pastor Eddie joined GBC, February 2017. He is married to Ms. Pauline Barlow and they have 4 children, Trey, Collin, Rhett, & Peyton.
Pastor Eddie received his Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management from Park University, a Masters of Christian Studies (MCS) from Union University (Jackson, TN), and a Master's in Divinity (M. Div) from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary (Memphis, TN). He is pursuing a Doctrate of Ministry (D. Min) from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary.
Pastor Eddie is a retired US Navy veteran with 26 years of honorable service. He served onboard 5 submarines and completed a tour of duty in Iraq. He served as a Lay Leader in place of a Navy Chaplin onboard 4 submarines assisting crew members with spiritual and personal counseling, leading services, and providing mentorship to sailors.
Pastor Eddie has served as a Staff Intern to the Senior & Associate Pastors, an Outreach Minister, Chairman of the Deacon body, a Sunday School Teacher, & worked in Adult Education. Before coming to OH, he was previously the Campus Pastor for New Season Church in Arlington, TN.
Pastor Eddie's hobbies include hunting, weightlifting, running, bicycling, and reading. Pastor Eddie and Ms. Pauline enjoy God's calling on their lives and look forward to serving the Lord in any capacity that He calls them to do.
Dianna (Children's Director/Administrative Assisstant)
Dianna joined Grace in 2002. She has faithfully served Grace's children ministry for several years. She is in charge of the Children's Sunday School as well as other activites & events. She also does a tremendous job as our VBS director. She also became Grace's Administrative Assisstant in 2016.
Kathy (Finance Administrator/Treasurer)
Kathy joined Grace in 2003. She serves as our Finance Administrator & Treasurer. She's also helps lead our Children's Church & is in charge of our Pure Water Pure Love ministry.