LEADERSHIP

Benjamin Palka

Pastor
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Ben graduated from the State University of New York College at Buffalo State with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. He earned both a Master of Divinity and Master of Theology from Southeastern Baptist. He has several years of church, pastoral, and overseas experience. In addition, he has professional experience in the Defense and National Security industry.

Bradley Clarke

Pastor
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Bradley graduated from the Baptist College of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies. He earned a Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist. He recently earned a JD from The George Washington University Law School. He has several years of college and youth ministry experience. In addition, he has experience in restaurant management. He is married to Leti and has two daughters named Riley and Lauren.

Jessy Riddick

Ministry Director
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Jessy Riddick graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Leadership Studies. She has several years of college and church ministry experience. In addition, she has experience working in events based roles in non-profit settings. She is married to Logan and they are expecting their first daughter, Lucy, this summer. 

Daniel Davis

Pastor
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Daniel graduated from Wheaton College with a Bachelor of Arts in History and a minor in Political Science. He is now pursuing his M.A. in Ethics from Southeastern Baptist. He currently works in the U.S. Senate as a speechwriter. He has seven years of experience in Washington, where he has worked in government, think tanks, and media.

Wesley Welch

Pastor
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Wesley graduated from Valdosta State University with a Bachelor of Arts in History and minor in Religious Studies. He is pursuing his Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist. He has several years of church and pastoral experience. In addition, he has management experience in the hospitality industry. He is married to Abby and has two daughters named Ellison and Harper.