about us

loving god. loving people.

Our vision is to be a church that loves God and loves people, 

so that the Kingdom of God is experienced in Lakeland and the world.



OUR VALUES


We Worship With All That We Are

We will live purposefully and with integrity in order to glorify God with our lives.


We Create Space For Community

We are designed to walk together. We Will Foster Caring Relationships through authenticity.


Our Address Matters

We Are Not Here To Occupy A Piece Of Property. We Are Here To Serve Our Neighbors.


We Love the Capital “C” Church

We are a small part of something big. We know when local churches partner together there is a greater impact in our community. We are better together.


We Are Spiritual Contributors Not Consumers

The Church Does Not Exist For Us. We Are The Church. We Exist For The World.


We Engage In Missions

God Is On Mission And We Are Joining Him In What He Is Doing By Supporting Local And Global Ministries With Our Finances And Time.


We Believe It Is Better To Give Than To Receive

We Believe In Big Giving That Impacts Change In Our Local Church, Our Neighborhood, and The World.

pastoral team

  • Andy Baker, Lead Pastor

    Andy says that the consuming purpose of the church should be to do, say and act out the life of Christ. Andy and his wife Jenn have been married over 15 years and have 6 children, and had previously been involved with youth ministry for over 20 years before becoming Senior Pastor in June 2016.

  • josh britt, worship pastor

    Josh believes that voluntary worship is one of the greatest privileges that God has given us. For over twenty years Josh has been involved in worship ministry and is passionate about training up the next generation to actively engage with the Holy Spirit through creative expression. Josh also serves as the Director of Global Education at Southeastern University. He and his wife, Kim, have been married for twenty years and have three children, Ella, Claire, and Griffin.

  • jamie & jenn heuslein, student pastors

    Jamie and Jenn Heuslein are passionate about raising this generation to be people who love others and pursue God. They are honored to love and teach the greatest treasure, your children. They live in Mulberry with their three children. Jamie teaches engineering at George Jenkins High School and Jenn is a labor birth coach/doula.

ministry coordinators











  • connie wilburn

    administrative assistant

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  • jeri thomas

    women's ministry coordinator

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  • bob thomas

    men's ministry coordinator

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  • leigh gore

    small groups coordinator

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  • joey tirado

    fca coordinator

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