Bro. Kevin Merritt

Our pastor is Bro. Kevin Merritt.

Bro. Kevin lives in Troy, MS with his wife, Amanda.

Bro. Kevin and Mrs. Amanda have four children: Anna, Matthew, Morgan, and Nikki.  They also have six grandchildren: Noah, Canaan, Sparrow, Lucy, Margo, and Gunner.

Bro. Kevin has been in the ministry since surrendering to preach in 1991, is the host of "Sounding Forth the Word" radio ministry, and is a founding instructor at the North Mississippi Baptist Bible Institute.

Music Director

Donald Tallent

Our Music Director is Donald Tallent.

Donald lives in Palmetto, MS with his wife, Denise and son, Jamie.

Donald is a member of the Southern Gospel group, The Master's Quartet.


Angie Shettles

Our Pianist is Angie Shettles.

Angie lives in Pontotoc, MS with her husband, Jeff.  They have one child, Morgan as well as one granchild, Macy.