Our Pastors & Staff
Dr. David Grantham, Senior Pastor
Our Senior Pastor, Dr. David Grantham joined the Pinecrest Church family on April 12, 2015. Bro. David is a native of Perry, GA. He holds a B.B.A. from Georgia Southern University, an M.Div. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and a D.Min. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He was licensed to the ministry in 1994 and ordained as a minister in 1995. Prior to coming to Pinecrest, David served as the Associate Pastor at Centerville First Baptist Church in Centerville, GA from 2002-2015. While at Centerville he wore a myriad of hats, including Family Pastor, Mission Pastor, Recreational Pastor, Student Pastor & Interim Administrator. Bro. David also previously served as the Student Pastor of FBC, Cordele, GA as well as on staff at churches in North Carolina and South Carolina.
Bro. David has a passion for missions. He has led numerous mission trips all over the world, most frequently to Africa and to Brazil and Peru, where he also teaches in a seminary which trains local pastors.
David and his wife Christy have been married since 1988 and they have three children. Christy holds an Education degree from Georgia Southwestern State University and is a 3rd grade teacher at the Westfield Schools.
Rev. Kenny Peters, Associate Pastor & Minister of Music
Mrs. Leslie Cole, Director of Children's Ministries
Mrs. Leslie Cole, our Director of Children's Ministries officially joined the Pinecrest staff in January 2019, but she is no stranger to our congregation. Leslie and her husband, Don have served at Pinecrest before in several capacities, including a time when Don was our Interim Senior Pastor. Leslie brings years of ministry experience and love for children and families to our fellowship. She is a graduate of Scarritt College (majoring in Christian Education) and Georgia Southern University (where she studied Recreation). Leslie and Don have served in ministry in Middle & Southwest Georgia in addition to having led a congregation in Panama.