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 ten 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 (wife Sadie), and Josiah (wife Allie), one daughter, Chalice, and two granddaughters.

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 four grandchildren.

Trey Wayne

Church Administrator and Financial Administrator

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 (husband Jordan), and one son, Will.

Brad Marlar

Student Minister and Recreation

Shannon Battles

Media/Contemporary Worship

Shannon Battles has served at Oakland since August of 2018. 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 is married to Andie and they have a son, Gabriel, and two daughters, Ella and Cora.

Darlene Ingram

Children's Director

Darlene has been the Children's Director since May 2021. She graduated from Blue Mountain College in 1985 and received her Master's Degree in Education from the University of MS in 1990.
She is married to Bruce Ingram. They have 3 children:Danielle (husband Matt), Case (wife Bradi) and Elizabeth. They have 6 grandchildren along with 2 bonus grandchildren.

Secretarial Staff

Financial Administrator and Pastoral Care

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