Meet our Staff


Pastor John Stevenson


Associate Pastor of Children and Youth

Phillip Yarborough

Phillip is married to Chelsea and they have a little girl named Claire. Phillip grew up at East Taylorsville Baptist Church where his father served as youth pastor. Phillip graduated from Alexander Central High School, Western Carolina University, and will receive his Master of Divinity from Liberty in May 2020.


Minister of Music

Michele Sparks has been serving as our minister of music since her days as a student at Lenoir-Rhyne University. Michele and Don have two children, Aaron and Kaitlyn.

Administrative Assistant