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.


  • Worship God with passion and intimacy, inviting and allowing His presence to change us.
  • Obey Jesus’ command to share the Good News, preach the Kingdom and make disciples.
  • Welcome the inbreaking of the Kingdom and the reign of Christ in our lives and community.
  • Help people discover their purpose and destiny, encouraging their growth into God’s fullness.
  • Send and support workers, missionaries, and church planters both locally and globally.

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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  • barbara cutrell

    dinner clubs coordinator

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  • joey tirado

    fca coordinator

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