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Our Team

Senior Pastor

Jim Edmonson

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Pastor Jim has been the Senior Pastor of Elders Baptist for 24 years.  He has a Master of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and a Master of Apologetics from Biola University in California.


Pastor Jim is married to Terry and they have two daughters.  They also have three dogs that they dearly love.  Pastor Jim loves football, reading, and history.

Pastor of Worship and Discipleship

Steve Nemeth

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Pastor Steve is the newest member of the Elders Baptist Team.  He was called to serve here in October of 2020.  He is a graduate of Liberty University.


Steve is married to LoraLee and they have one son and a black lab.  Steve enjoys movies, music, and the Steelers.

Pastor to Teens

Chad Grisham

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Pastor Chad has served teenagers and their families at Elders Baptist since 2007.  He is also the web designer and the main livestream tech at the church.  Chad has a Masters in Christian Education from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.


Chad is married to Shelley and they have three children and one dog.  Chad loves computers, gaming, movies, books, and basketball.  He is a loyal fan of his home state's team - The Alabama Crimson Tide.

Administrative Assistant

Maralee Jacobs

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Maralee has been serving Elders Baptist as the Administrative Assistant for four years.  She also serves as the pianist for the Praise Band.  


Maralee is married to Howard Jacobs.