Troy Grant, Senior Pastor

Pastor Troy came to Lakeview in April of 2013, previously he pastored two churches in Florida. He met and fell in love with the former Miss Yvette Prenatt through a College and Career Sunday School Class at their home church in Boca Raton, Fl. They were married in August of 1989 and have four wonderful children: Christian (wife Kayla), Joshua, Madison and Zachary. And two amazing grandsons: Christian Jr., Talon

Troy came to know Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior during a youth revival at McElwain Baptist church in Birmingham, Alabama, in the Spring of 1982. After graduating from High School and serving a three year enlistment in the US Army Troy surrendered to God’s call to full-time ministry in 1989. Troy received his bachelors degree from 

The Baptist College of Florida, he is steadily working on his Masters degree. His favorite college football team is Alabama. ROLL TIDE!  E-mail Troy:



Jerry Hurley, Sr. Adult Pastor
Jerry has been a part of the LBC family since 2009. Through his ministerial career he has served in various capacities. Jerry was raised in Southeast Missouri, on the Mississippi River and the New Madrid Earthquake Fault. He attended Middle Tennessee Sate College.  While there Jerry was active in the Civil Air Patrol. The Patrol wanted to start a girls squadron and on the first night Joy came and was there Jerry met the love of his life. The two started dating and ten months later, they were married. They have two grown children and three grand children they love to spoil rotten.  Jerry has a lot of favorites: Tennessee Volunteers, Contemporary Christian Music, the color red, and Jelly Beans have to be his most favorite. E-mail Jerry:

Andrew Broome, Worship Pastor

Andrew has been serving as Worship Pastor of Lakeview since April 2013. Andrew started playing guitar at age 11, and played in his church worship team since age 13. While attending Western Carolina University from 2007 – 2011 he received a bachelors degree in Music, and after graduating felt God calling him into ministry. Andrew’s biggest passion in life is to worship Jesus with the gathered church body, and helping others grow in their faith through discipleship relationships.  


Kelli Smith, Children’s Ministry Director

Kelli was called into children’s ministry in 1986. Along with over 30 years of hands on experience, Kelli has also earned her Preschool /Children’s certification through Campbell Divinity School/ Baptist State Convention. She is also gifted in teaching and leading children’s music. She has served in three churches as a minister to preschool and children prior to coming to Lakeview. She has a heart-felt desire to see children know and understand that Jesus Christ wants to be their personal savior. Kelli is married to a wonderful godly man; his name is Scott. They have resided in Greensboro NC for her ministry until coming to Lakeview. Kelli and Scott have no children of their own but have lots of nieces and nephews to share their love with and they have a dog named Maggie. Kelli and Scott love to go camping. She loves to read, loves painting, and scrapbooking, and photography. Her favorite scripture and verse she lives by is Philippians 4:13 – “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Kelli feels so blessed to have ministered to hundreds of children through-out her ministry.


Shelia Meade, Business Administrator
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Melissa Keller, Ministry Assistant

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Jimmie White, Facilities Manager

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