Leadership Team


Dan Lanier

Senior Pastor
Dr. Dan Lanier began preaching the Gospel in 1976 at eighteen years of age. He began his first pastorate at age nineteen. After seven years in the pastorate, Dr. Lanier began his evangelistic ministry...

Paul Davis

Worship Pastor
Paul Davis has been on staff at Northcrest Baptist Church since April of 1992. The first 10 years he served as Associate Pastor. Then in September, 2002, Paul became the Minister of Music and ...

John David was born in Meridian, Mississippi. He grew up in the Meridian area and attended Meridian High School and Meridian Community College. He is married to


Karen Coats

Children's Ministries Director


Sheila Ford

Worship & Media Ministry Assistant


Gary Newell

Education Director


Todd Nosco

Church Administrator


Kim Palmer

Financial Secretary


Cathy Raley

Senior Adult Ministry Director


Carolyn Switzer

Education & Senior Adult Ministry Assistant







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