Our Pastors & Staff

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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 - Evan who is a student at Georgia State College & University, Logan who is a student at the University of Georgia and Sara who is a student at Truett-McConnell University. Christy holds an Education degree from Georgia Southwestern State University and is a 3rd grade teacher at the Westfield Schools.

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Rev. Kenny Peters, Associate Pastor & Minister of Music

Our Associate Pastor & Minister of Music, Rev. Kenny Peters joined the Pinecrest Church family on March 8, 2009.   Kenny is a native of Crawford County, Georgia with deep family ties to Middle Georgia. He holds a B.A. in Voice and a B.M. in Music Education from Brewton-Parker College, as well as an M.A. in Biblical Counseling and an M.Div. from Luther Rice University and Seminary. He earned his Th.M. in Theology & Church History from the Liberty University School of Divinity, graduating with "highest distinction." He was licensed to the ministry in 1997, ordained as a deacon in 2001 and ordained as a minister in 2005.  He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) and The American Society of Church History.  Kenny also teaches classes for one of the Georgia Baptist Convention's Regional Bible Institutes based in Warner Robins.
 
Kenny is an active alumnus of Brewton-Parker College, where he currently serves on the National Alumni Board and previously served on the President's Advisory Committee. He was named the 2016 BPC Ministerial Alumni of the Year. He has also served as the Music Director of the Rehoboth Baptist Association and on the Board of Trustees of the Laurens Baptist Association.  In his free time Kenny enjoys reading Star Wars books, working on family genealogy (which includes exploring cemeteries) and writing devotions. Check out his blog here: The Musicologian
 
Kenny & his wife, Misty have been married since 1996 and they have two children - Lana, who was born in 2002 and Walker, who was born in 2007. Misty grew up in Metter, GA and holds an R.N. Degree from Darton State College. She recently graduated Magna Cum Laude with her BSN from the Liberty University School of Nursing.  She works for Surgical Associates of Cordele. Misty is trained as a cake decorator, enjoys ringing handbell solos and loves reading the latest in Christian fiction.