About Leadership

Our Leadership

Believers who invest their hearts, time, families, and finances in the building of a local church deserve to have confidence in church leadership. People are looking for leaders who conduct themselves with integrity and respect when making decisions that affect their lives.

1. We are guided by Pastors.

The Senior Pastor leads the Pastoral staff team. The Senior Pastor Leadership Team oversees the day-to-day ministry and operations of the church and, together with the Campus Pastors, serves the congregation and is responsible for developing the church's spiritual life.

The Church of the Highlands Senior Pastor Leadership Team are:

  • Chris Hodges
  • Ronnie Bennett
  • Steve Blair
  • CJ Blount
  • Kellen Coldiron
  • Beth Cunningham
  • Lee Domingue
  • Hamp Greene
  • Denny Hodges
  • John Larson
  • Mark Pettus
  • Dino Rizzo
  • Layne Schranz
  • Heidi Spicer

The Church of the Highlands Campus Pastors are:

Wren Aaron
Auburn West Campus Pastor
Dan Atchison
Riverchase Campus Pastor
Jimmy Bowers
Mobile Bay Campus Pastor
Caleb Chambers
Shoals Campus Pastor
Chris Erwin
Montgomery Campus Pastor
Jamil Gilleylen
Woodlawn Campus Pastor
David Grizzard
Demopolis Campus Pastor
Kevin Haefner
Opelika Campus Pastor
Kyle Jackson
Columbus Campus Pastor
Hayes Kearbey
Fultondale Campus Pastor
Patrick Keim
Auburn East Campus Pastor
Blake Lindsey
Grants Mill Campus Pastor
Lee Martinez
Alabaster Campus Pastor
Bubba Massey
Tuscaloosa Campus Pastor
Matt Minor
Grandview Campus Pastor
Bronson Moore
Greystone Campus Pastor
Jason Morgan
Madison Campus Pastor
Allen Pedram
Huntsville Campus Pastor
Mark Price
Gadsden Campus Pastor
Ryan Rogers
Newnan Campus Pastor
Vidal Solito
Highlands en Español Campus Pastor
Coleman Ulmer
Troy Campus Pastor
Zeke Walters
Sylacauga Campus Pastor
David Williams
Oxford Campus Pastor
Steven Winston
Southwest Campus Pastor
2. We are protected by Trustees.

The Trustees are members of the congregation who oversee the finances and direct the provision of the facilities needed by the church. They provide counsel to the Senior Pastor Leadership Team regarding the major financial commitments of the church. The Trustees serve as Non-staff Elders.

The Trustees for Church of the Highlands are:

  • Dr. Robert Sorrell (Secretary/Treasurer)
  • Barry Howton
  • Phillip Jauregui
  • Gary Larson
  • Brant McDuffie
  • Ken Polk
  • Johnny Walker
3. We are strengthened by Overseers.

The Overseers are four pastors of nationally respected congregations and ministries who love Church of the Highlands and are willing to provide spiritual protection to the church. They may be called in to help in accountability matters relating to the Senior Pastor if requested by the Pastors or Trustees. The Overseers serve as Apostolic Elders.

The Overseers for Church of the Highlands are:

  • Pastor Rick Bezet
    New Life Church, Arkansas
  • Pastor Tom Mullins
    Christ Fellowship, Florida
  • Pastor Larry Stockstill
    Bethany Church, Louisiana
  • Pastor Greg Surratt
    Seacoast Church, South Carolina