Pastor and Ministers

Brad Lewter

Senior Pastor

Pastor Brad Lewter accepted the position of Senior Pastor at Grand Avenue on August 18, 2013.  He has served in full-time ministry since 1998 as a Student Pastor, College Pastor, Family Pastor, Young Singles Pastor, and Teaching Pastor, serving churches in Louisiana, Missouri, and Texas.  Brad is a graduate of Louisiana State University in Shreveport and Luther Rice Seminary. Brad is currently a student at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary pursuing a Doctorate of Ministry.  
Brad enjoys time with his family, College Football, hunting, fishing and golf. Brad and his wife, Kati, have been married since 2004. God has blessed them with three children Lana Kate, Layton, and Lola.

Carrie Belcher

Preschool Minister

Julia Chaffin

Elementary School Minister

Steven Cole

Worship Minister

Ally Freeman

 Connections and Family Minister

Will Guyton

Executive Minister

AJ Popa

Middle School Minister

Hunter Thompson

Adult Discipleship Minister

Jordan Vaughn

High School Minister

Scott Ward

Missions Minister



Brittany Bartholomew

Adult Ministries Assistant

Scott Bartholomew

Technical Director/Worship Assistant

John Bender

Facilities & Maintenance

Mindy Cauthron

Worship Ministry Assistant

Weston Jones

Media Director/Live Video Director

Don Lehman

Finance Director

Karen Rollans

Accounting Manager

Sarah Grace Sharp

Social Media & College/ YA Ministry Assistant

Melissa Southerland

Senior Pastor Ministry Assistant

Tasha Yoder

Family Ministries Assistant