Our Leadership and Staff
Dr. David Grantham
Our Senior Pastor, Dr. David Grantham joined the Pinecrest Church family on April 12, 2015. Bro. David is a native of Perry, GA. He holds a B.B.A. from Georgia Southern University, an M.Div. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and a D.Min. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He was licensed to the ministry in 1994 and ordained as a minister in 1995. Prior to coming to Pinecrest, David served as the Associate Pastor at Centerville First Baptist Church in Centerville, GA from 2002-2015. While at Centerville he wore a myriad of hats, including Family Pastor, Mission Pastor, Recreational Pastor, Student Pastor & Interim Administrator. Bro. David also previously served as the Student Pastor of FBC, Cordele, GA as well as on staff at churches in North Carolina and South Carolina.
Bro. David has a passion for missions. He has led numerous mission trips all over the world, most frequently to Africa, Brazil and Peru, where he also teaches in a seminary which trains local pastors.
David and his wife Christy have been married since 1988 and they have three children. Christy holds an Education degree from Georgia Southwestern State University and is a 3rd grade teacher at the Westfield Schools.
Rev. Kenny Peters
Associate Pastor & Minister of Music
Our Associate Pastor & Minister of Music, Rev. Kenny Peters joined the Pinecrest Church family on March 8, 2009. Kenny is a native of Crawford County, Georgia. He holds a B.A. in Voice and a B.M. in Music Education from Brewton-Parker College, as well as an M.A. in Biblical Counseling and an M.Div. from Luther Rice University and Seminary. He earned his Th.M. in Theology & Church History from the Liberty University School of Divinity.
Kenny is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) and The American Society of Church History. He teaches classes for the Georgia Baptist Convention's Regional Bible Institutes in Cordele and Warner Robins. Kenny serves on the Board of Trustees and as the president of the National Alumni Board of Brewton-Parker College. In his free time Kenny enjoys reading Star Wars books, working on family genealogy and writing devotions. Check out his blog here: The Musicologian
Kenny & his wife, Misty have been married since 1996 and they have two children - Alannah and Walker. Misty is from Metter, GA and holds an ASN/R.N. Degree from Darton State College, and a BSN from the Liberty University School of Nursing. She is a Circulation Nurse in the OR & PACU at Crisp Regional Hospital.
Rev. Jack Fitzgibbons
Associate Pastor of Families
Jack was born and raised in Cordele, Georgia before moving to Statesboro, Georgia in the fall of 2014 to attend Georgia Southern University where he met Kayla and felt the call to pastoral ministry. Kayla and Jack married in April of 2019 and moved back to Cordele in 2021 after living for a brief period in Reidsville, Georgia where Jack served as Director of Youth Ministry. Jack joined the Pinecrest Staff in 2021 and as our Associate Pastor of Families he oversees our children and student ministries.
Kayla is the Guidance Counselor for Kindergarten and First Grade at Crisp County Primary School. She recently graduated from Georgia Southern with her masters degree. She also serves as part of our Praise Team at Pinecrest.
Jack graduated in December of 2021 with his Masters of Divinity in Preaching and Pastoral Ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. They are both avid fans of Marvel movies, coffee, and Georgia Southern football.