Pastor Lanny's usual office hours are Monday through Thursday from 9am to 4pm. He makes Member and Prospect visits on Thursdays and occasionally on Saturdays. He has served as our Pastor-Teacher since April, 2007. He also serves as the Chairman of our Elders.
He and his wife, Lin, who passed away in February of 2015, had been married for forty-three years. They have three adult children and six grandchildren. He served eight years in the Air Force and he is a Viet Nam Veteran.
He is a graduate of Tennessee Temple University, Covington Seminary, and he earned his PhD from Louisiana Baptist University in Shreveport. He has previously pastored churches in Georgia, Arkansas, and Waukegan Illinois. From 1994 until 2010, he served as the Associational Missionary for Central Baptist Association in Decatur, IL.