Pastor Chris Tomlin began working in the ministry over 20 years ago in music, youth, and bus ministries. In 2002, he and his wife, Charity, started a church in their home in Memphis, TN. In 2009, the Lord moved them and their sons, Isaac and Drew, to Central Baptist Church. Chris served as a youth worker, Sunday school teacher and a deacon at the church. And in 2010, Charity helped to begin a preschool program at Central Baptist School. In June of 2013, the Lord opened the door for Chris to become the senior pastor. Pastor Tomlin has a love for the Word of God and the work to which God has called him. The Tomlins were blessed in September 2015 with a miracle baby girl, Grace. >> EMAIL PastorTomlin<<
Youth Pastor/Music Minister
Pastor Luke Benton has been at Central since June of 2012. He has been working with teens for over 13 years as a teacher in Bible, music, drama, band, and as a youth pastor. Pastor Benton has a B.A. degree from Bob Jones University in Practical Christian Training with a minor in speech. His wife Eliza was a secondary science teacher before becoming a stay at home mom. She enjoys helping him with the youth ministry and various other church projects such as the website and promotional materials. The Bentons have five children-Jonathan, Adeline, Jacob, Autumn Grace, and Arabeth.
Currently, Pastor Tomlin serves as our administrator.