Mike graduated from Pensacola Christian College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Pastoral Ministries. He began serving at West Florida Baptist Church in the fall of 2000 as a college intern. He has served in the ministry of West Florida Baptist Church in many different ways. He has assisted in the bus ministry, spent a summer in charge of the day camp program, and taught sixth grade for two years. God called him to serve as the full time Assistant Pastor/Youth Director in June 2006 and as Senior Pastor as of July 11, 2016. He and his wife Alana have three sons and a daughter.
Associate Pastor-Youth Ministries
In 2006, Greg graduated from Pensacola Christian College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Youth Ministries. Since then, he has been serving in the ministries of West Florida Baptist Church and Academy. Greg has been teaching at the Academy for ten years, and is currently the high school lead teacher. He has also worked in the King’s Kids ministry and as a bus captain. In the summer of 2016, he became the youth pastor. He and his wife Sarah have two daughters.
Born in China to longtime missionaries Dick and Patricia Baucum, Ben served in Newport Beach, CA as an intern in Liberty Baptist Church's Chinese ministry while attending college. Upon graduation, he served as Interim Pastor of the same and, later, as the College Ministry Leader of Logos Chinese Church in Santa Ana, CA. In 2014, the Lord brought Ben and Ashli to the Pensacola area, where they quickly found and fell in love with West Florida Baptist Church. In the fall of 2016, the church welcomed Ben on staff as an associate pastor with primary responsibilities in church administration. In the same week, the Baucums also welcomed their first child, Levi.