About Us



The mission of the church is to glorify God by making disciples through the Gospel of Jesus Christ. God’s mission and the mission of His Church are inseparably linked.


ENGAGING the heart of God through his Word. EQUIPPING the people of God for His good works. EMPOWERING the church of God to impact the world.


Jack Elliott

Senior Pastor

When Jack first arrived, he served as the youth and music pastor. When the senior pastor left to take another position, Jack was asked to lead the church as its new pastor. Forty years later, the church has grown beyond his expectations while leading them through two building campaigns. Under God's leadership, Jack has positioned the church to continue to build on its legacy to impact the community for years to come. Jack and his wife Frankie have three grown children and ten grandchildren!

Jim Shields

Associate Pastor

Jim oversees the men's and worship ministries of GBC. A long time resident of the community, Jim provides leadership and encouragement to the men of our church to be the leaders God has called them to be in their families, the church, and the community. Jim also serves as the Director of Highland Lakes Baptist Camp. Jim is married to his wife Lana and they have three grown daughters and one spoiled grandson.