Jonathan Marshall is a 2002 graduate of Landmark Baptist College in Haines City, Florida. He and his wife, Jessica, have five children. They have been working at Hope since August of 2004. In 2019, Pastor Jon was voted in as the Senior Pastor of Hope Baptist Church.
David Heaton was raised in northern Michigan as the son of Pastor Paul Heaton. Pastor Dave graduated from Hope Institute of the Scriptures in 2001. He and his wife, Susan, have four children. Pastor Dave oversees the College and Career ministry.
Caleb and his wife Justine are the newest staff family, relocating from the west coast just a few years ago. Caleb and Justine have a passion and love for young people and bring an energy to the Youth Group meeting on a weekly basis.
Founding Pastor - Retired
Richard Sowell is a 1975 graduate of Pensacola Bible Institute in Pensacola, Florida. He and his wife, Cindy, have three children. For over 40 years, the Lord has blessed their ministry at Hope. Pastor Sowell's preaching ministry has taken him into churches across the United States and in several foreign countries.