RYAN HILL

pastor

Ryan loves seeing lives impacted for God's kingdom; his passion is to develop people to become devoted followers of Christ. He graduated from Tennessee Temple with a BA in Missions, served as a missionary in Thailand for 10 years, then came to Metro in 2016.  In 2019 he was voted in as Pastor here at MBC.  


Ryan enjoys getting coffee with his wife, Heather, and spending time with his three kids: Addisyn, Branson, and Judson. He loves the Georgia Bulldogs, Atlanta Braves, and Falcons.


Email: ryan@metrobaptistchurch.org

Birthday: 12/28/1981

DAVID BRINDLEY

worship pastor

David loves teaching people about true worship and how it’s not just a “Sunday Morning” thing.  True worship is a lifestyle that glorifies God and leads others to Him.
He and his wife, Jamie, graduated from Tennessee Temple University in 1999 and have been in ministry since 2006.  He took over the role of worship pastor at MBC in 2019. 


David and Jamie have 4 children: David James, Deacon, Dawson, and Delia.  In their free time they enjoy jamming to every kind of music, watching movies,  family road trips and cheering for the Denver Broncos.  David also loves learning new instruments. 


Email: david@metrobaptistchurch.org

Birthday: 6/24/1977

JOSH BIRKEY

youth pastor

Josh loves to watch teens worshipping the Savior and to see lives impacted by God. He graduated from Crown College with a BA in Youth Ministries and began working with teens in 2012. He has been on staff at Metro since 2017.


Josh enjoys spending time with his wife, Charity, and his daughter, Elizabeth Kate. He also loves to play basketball and watch the Dallas Cowboys and Mavericks.


Email: josh@metrobaptistchurch.org

Birthday: 5/24/1990

STEPHEN CANTER

discipleship pastor

Stephen loves to help others find purpose in life by discovering Christ and deepening their relationship with Him. He earned a BA in Missions at Trinity Baptist College and his MA in Ministry at Piedmont International University. Stephen came on staff in 2010 and has served in various capacities over the years.


Stephen and his wife, Lindsay, have three children: Leighton, Lyndon, and Landry. He enjoys running (and the occasional Krispy Kreme runs) and is a fan of the Florida Gators.


Email: stephen@metrobaptistchurch.org

Birthday: 6/10/1987

MATTHEW DUMPERT

children's pastor

Matthew enjoys spending time with kids, ministering to them, and teaching the Bible to them. He graduated from West Coast Baptist College in 2019 with a BA in Pastoral Theology, and he came on staff at Metro in the summer of 2020.


In his free time, Matthew loves to spend time with his wife, Megan, watch sports (specifically the Chicago Cubs and LA Lakers), and travel. Matthew and Megan also enjoy bowling together.


Email: matthew@metrobaptistchurch.org

Birthday: 8/2/1998

DEWAYNE COLEMAN

business manager

Dewayne enjoys using his talents for the Lord and seeing God work through people to accomplish His will. He graduated from Tennessee Temple with a degree in Youth Ministries and Psychology, then came to Metro in 2005.


In his free time, he loves hanging out with his wife, Courtney, and their three children: Mady, Mason, Maddox and Maci. He enjoys traveling, playing the drums, listening to oldies, and watching Shark Tank.


Email: dewayne@metrobaptistchurch.org

Birthday: 5/13/1980

LINDA PHILIPS

bookkeeper

Linda considers it a privilege to use her accounting/finance background to serve God and assist with administrative tasks that happen behind the scenes at Metro. She graduated from California State University Long Beach with her BS in Accounting and has been working in the church and school offices since 1995.


She and her husband, George, enjoy spending time with their three children and two grandchildren. Linda especially loves being "grammie" to Max and Cora Mae. 


Email: linda@metrobaptistchurch.org

Birthday: 5/2