John Blackwell

John Blackwell Senior Pastor

John Blackwell has been in ministry for over 20 plus years, having served in the following roles: Student Ministry, Children's Ministry, College Ministry, Worship Ministry, Associate Pastor and Pastor. Currently, John serves in a bi-vocational capacity, working full-time for PC Mac of Mobile, where he serves as the President of Seymour, a student media development company. He has also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Mobile. He has a Bachelor's from the University of Mobile, and a Masters from Liberty University.

John and his wife, Heather, have two sons, Ethan and Jonah, and a daughter, Kara Beth.

Brandon Little - Worship Pastor
Brandon Little Associate Pastor of Worship and Discipleship

When Brandon was 17, he felt God calling him to ministry. Since then, he has served in many ministry capacities in and out of the local church. Brandon is a graduate of the University of Mobile with a major in Church Music. He has a passion to serve others and see people come to know Christ.

He is married to Lauren and they enjoy going on new adventures, cooking, and singing together in the car. Brandon and Lauren have a son named Jackson, and they love spending time together with their new family. 

Kristin Platt
Kristin Platt Worship Ministry Coordinator

Kristin Platt is a resident of Mobile, AL. She is a graduate of the University of Mobile, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Performance. While at the University of Mobile, Kristin traveled all around the world with Voices of Mobile and Sounds of Mobile. One of her most memorable moments while traveling was going to the Holy Land. Kristin also received experience in the barbershop style of music by being a part of the UM group Rambunctious. After graduating, she had the privilege of founding and traveling with the music group STORY, along with being on the vocal line of the TRUTH 40th Anniversary Tour headed by Roger Breland in 2011. Kristin currently resides in Saraland, AL with her husband Skip and their son Britton. 

Randy Reed
Randy Reed Associate Pastor of Students

Randy and his wife Regina, are both life long residents of Citronelle, AL, and they are committed to serving the community for Christ. Randy graduated from Troy University in 2006, with a degree in Political Science and History. After being called into education, Randy began to follow God’s direction, and completed his Masters degree in Secondary Education at the University of South Alabama, as well as school administration from the University of West Alabama. He has been teaching in the Mobile County Public School System since 2008, but has recently transitioned into Administration as the Principal at North Mobile County School.

Randy and Regina have been involved in vocational ministry for over seven years, serving in multiple areas including student ministry, children’s ministry, and missions in Guatemala. They also have a daughter Raelynn!

Sheila Lambert Children's Ministry Director
Shelia is a life-long resident of Citronelle. She attended college at the University of Mobile where she earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Art degrees in Elementary Education. She later earned a Specialist Degree in Elementary Education from the University of West Alabama. Shelia has taught at McDavid-Jones Elementary School over 20 years and has recently taken on the role of reading specialist. Shelia is passionate about teaching children to read and leading them to Christ. She has worked in children’s ministry since she was 16. She is married to Jimbo and they have two daughters, Lexie and Brooklynn. Shelia joined the staff of Restoration Church in 2022.


Johnny Tucker

Johnny Tucker

Staff Evangelist

Rhonda McNees

Rhonda McNees

Financial Secretary

Jessica Bothe

Jessica Boothe

Facility Custodian

Cindy Turner

Cindy Turner

Child Development Center Director