Leadership

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 (wife Sadie), 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 four grandchildren.

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.

Brad Marlar

Student Minister and Recreation


Shannon Battles

Campus Pastor, Tishomingo Campus 

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 Tish County High School.

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.

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