Leadership

Pastors & Staff

Dr. Randy Bostick

Senior Pastor

Dr. Bostick has been Pastor of OBC since September, 1984. He is a graduate of Blue Mountain College where he received a B.A. in Bible. He earned his Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He is married to Sharon Hastings Bostick. They are parents of two daughters, Ginger Williams (husband Ritchie) and April Braddock (husband Steven), and a son, Reid (wife Hayli) and nine grandchildren.

Dyer Harbor

Associate Pastor

Rev. Dyer Harbor has served as Associate Pastor at OBC since May, 1998. He graduated from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. He earned his Master of Divinity degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Sheila Ginn Harbor. They have three sons, Andrew (wife Jordan), Joshua, and Josiah, one daughter, Chalice, and one granddaughter.

Jim Pinkston

Minister of Music and Senior Adults

Rev. Jim Pinkston has served as Minister of Music/Senior Adults of OBC since May, 1987. He received a Bachelor of Music degree, specializing in Sacred Music, from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. He is married to Carol Walker Pinkston, and they have two sons, Jonathan (wife Courtney), who live in Hernando, MS, and Jordan (wife Shannon), who live in Mobile, Al, and three grandchildren.

Chris Aday

Children's Minister and Administrator

Dr. Chris Aday has served as Children's Minister and Administrator of OBC since October, 2004. He received a B.S. degree from the University of North Alabama, majoring in Marketing and Management. He earned his Master of Divinity degree from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Cordova, Tennessee and his Doctor of Ministry degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He is married to Kelley Davis Aday. They have four daughters, Lexi (husband Ethan), Lauren, Liv, and Lainey Grace, and two sons, Noah and Gage.

Trey Wayne

Financial Administrator and Pastoral Care

Trey Wayne has served as Financial Administrator of OBC since December, 2006.  He received a Bachelor and Master of Accounting degrees from the University of Mississippi and a Master of Divinity in Christian Education from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.  He is married to Genia Dowdy Wayne.  They have one daughter, Mary, and one son, Will.

Shannon Battles

Campus Pastor, Northeast (NEMCC)

Shannon Battles is a native of Corinth, MS. He grew up in the Farmington area and graduated from Alcorn Central High School. He and his wife, Andie, have 3 children and currently live in Booneville. He came on staff at Oakland Baptist Church in August 2018 to oversee our multisite ministry on the campus of NEMCC and serve our college and young adult ministries.

Shannon earned an Associate of Divinity from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in 2006, a Bachelor of Science in Religion from Liberty University in 2010, and a Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC in 2018.

He enjoys time at home with his family, cycling, rafting, kayaking, and an occasional project around the house.

Colton Horner

Campus Worship Pastor

Colton Horner has served as Multisite Worship Leader at OBC since May of 2017. He became a full-time staff member in June of 2018. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Christian Ministry, minoring in music, from Blue Mountain College in Blue Mountain, Mississippi. He is married to Ali Sizemore Horner, and they have one son, Nicholas.

Secretarial Staff

Financial Administrator and Pastoral Care

Shannon Bryant, Pastor's Secretary
Pam Morgan, Associate Pastor's Secretary
Carol Pinkston, Music/Student Secretary
Jewell Jacobs, Receptionist/Children's Secretary