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


Bro. Craig loves seeing lives changed for the glory of God. He graduated from Tennessee Temple University with a BA in Christian Ed then came to serve at Metro in 1982.

On his days off, you'll probably find him hunting, golfing, or spending time with his wife, Lisa. He has three children and nine grandchildren; he loves to FaceTime with them!


Email: craig@metrobaptistchurch.org

Birthday: 10/17/1957


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


children's pastor

Stephen loves to watch kids have a great time as they worship the Lord, learn more about Him, and deepen their relationship with Him. He graduated from Trinity Baptist College with a BA in Missions and he came on staff at Metro in 2010.

Stephen and his wife, Lindsay, have two children: Leighton and Lyndon. 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


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, and Maddox. He enjoys traveling, playing the drums, listening to oldies, and watching Shark Tank.

Email: dewayne@metrobaptistchurch.org

Birthday: 5/13/1980



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