MEET THE TEAM 

John Blackwell

John Blackwell Senior Pastor

John Blackwell has been in ministry for over 20 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 also serves 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. 

Lisa Estis
Lisa Estis Children's Minister and Office Assistant

Lisa was called to work with children 20 years ago. She has followed that calling ever since. Lisa has also been called to serve in Missions, going To Guatemala the last 8 years. This holds a very special place in her heart. She loves people and her Passion is teaching others about Jesus. Lisa has worked at Regional School for the deaf and Blind and Satsuma City Schools for the last 15 years. Her husband's name is Todd and she has 3 children Joshua, Devin and Amanda.

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. He has been teaching in the Mobile County Public School System since 2008. 

Recently, he finished coursework for school administration at the University of West Alabama. He currently serves as a teacher at Citronelle High School, where he teaches US Government and Economics. He is also the teacher sponsor for the First Priority student club, and he also serves in other roles on campus. Randy and Regina have been involved in vocational ministry for over four years, serving in multiple areas including student ministry, children’s ministry, and missions in Guatemala. They recently welcomed their daughter Raelynn into their family!

Joshua Roberts
Josh Roberts Associate Pastor of Young Adults and Media

Joshua Roberts is a man with a passion for creativity, community engagement, and Jesus. Josh graduated from the University of Mobile with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Theology, and has served vocationally in ministry for 9 years. He is employed by PC Mac of Mobile, AL, where he serves as the Production Director for Seymour.
Josh also has a passion for music. While being adapt to many instruments, he primarily plays drums, and has played with many local musical acts in the Mobile area over the last 17 years. Josh and his wife Katie live in Saraland, AL with their 2 daughters, Emma and Addison.

Tim Steiner
Tim Steiner Associate Pastor of Membership and House Church Pastor

Tim and Lynn married in 1985. They have two children; Marty, and Christi, and two grandchildren; Giada and Lily. Tim surrendered his life to Jesus on June 26, 1993. Lynn surrendered her life that same year on September 10, 1993. Tim has actively served Jesus as a deacon for many years, and eventually surrendered to God’s call to preach and teach His gospel in 2017. Tim has organized several large multi-church evangelistic outreach events, and he joined the staff of Restoration Church in 2017. He currently works full-time with IV & Claridge Counstruction as Senior Project Manager, where he has over 30 years experience in industrial construction.

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Johnny Tucker

Johnny Tucker

Staff Evangelist

Rhonda McNees

Rhonda McNees

Financial Secretary

Sam Koger

Samantha Koger

Facility Custodian

Cindy Turner

Cindy Turner

Child Development Center Director