Leadership Team

Senior Pastor

In search of a senior pastor.


Phil Oakley

Associate Pastor

Phil grew up in Roxboro, NC and came to Winston Salem in 1970 to get his his education at Wake Forest University.  He then went to Texas for 3 years at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. After graduation, He married Beth and they began their ministry together.  Phil has served as Senior Pastor in three churches, spent 9 years as the Director of MIssions in Morganton, NC and served for 20 years as a Missionary in West Africa. He and Beth always thought they might retire in Winston Salem when the time came.  It was an easy decision when two of their three daughters married and settled in the area. That allowed four of the seven grandsons to be close by. He is grateful to be able to serve in the community and continue to seek to be used of God to build HIs Kingdom here and around the world.

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Luke Bates

Praise and Worship Leader

Scott Park

Family Life Pastor

Scott has been married to his lovely wife, Sarah, for 18 years and has 3 boys.  Scott grew up around the world as a military brat where he experienced life in a variety of different cultures.  He received his BA in French from Texas Tech University.  While attending TTU, Scott grew in his relationship with the Lord and sensed God’s calling to serve in overseas missions.  Scott went on to attend Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he studied Missiology.  After having served as a youth pastor in a Korean church, Scott and Sarah served with the International Mission Board, SBC for 12 years. During this time, Scott received his MA in Human Services in Counseling from Liberty University.  Scott also enjoys spending time with his family, running, playing soccer, hiking, playing the guitar/piano, and coffee!