Billy Atkins, Senior Pastor

Pastor Billy began his ministry at Jamestown in February, 2016, after a 13+
year ministry at Fleming Baptist Church in Augusta, Ga. He has pastored several
churches in the state of Georgia during his 36 year ministry. He is a graduate of
Shorter University in Rome, Georgia and Luther Rice Seminary. He and his wife,
Betty, have 2 children and 5 grandchildren. Besides loving Jesus, proclaiming
God’s Word, and serving the church, pastor Billy loves Alabama football (Roll
Tide!). He’s excited about the great potential God has given JBC to make an
impact for Christ in Waycross.


Lamar Christie, Associate Pastor of Worship

Bro. Lamar Christie has been serving Jamestown Baptist Church since 1984. He began as Minister of Music and Youth and now serves as our Associate Pastor of Worship. God has used him over the years to mentor young musicians, lead excellent choirs and praise bands, and to help bring a vibrant worship experience to every worship service. He does so much more than just music and education! He is a minister to every age group of the church. His love for others is evident wherever he goes.


Stephen Crane, Associate Pastor of Youth 

Bro. Stephen Crane joined in ministry at Jamestown in February 2017 after serving in rural Louisiana. Originally from the metro Atlanta area, Stephen was called to the ministry in high school and pursued that calling through Truett McConnell University and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Maegan, have one little boy, Silas. Stephen is a huge Atlanta Braves fan, thankfully in the glory years of the 90’s, and loves watching movies, hiking, and spending time with his family. Stephen loves teaching the word of God and guiding teens through discipleship and is beyond excited about the opportunity to serve alongside the people here at Jamestown