our leadership team

Brent Baughman, pastor
After serving as an assistant pastor of music, outreach, youth, and administration for twelve years at Faith Baptist Church in Pensacola, Florida, Pastor Baughman was called as senior pastor at Stanley Heights in 2000. Vicki serves as the church’s administrative assistant. Jessica completed her degree at Bob Jones University, serves on the office staff of the American Association of Christian Schools, and is active in vocal and instrumental music ministry. Katherine completed her degree at Bob Jones University and she and her husband, Sean Barker, are in the United States Navy.
Pastor Baughman holds a degree in Bible from Bob Jones University, masters degrees from Pensacola Theological Seminary and Bethany Seminary, a Specialist in Ministry degree from Bob Jones Seminary, and a Doctorate of Ministry at Maranatha Baptist Seminary. Pastor serves as the chairman of the board of directors of the Chattanooga Rescue Mission, teaches on the faculty of Veritas Baptist College, and serves with other community and ministry organizations. He is also serves in the Chaplain Corps of the United States Navy serving the Chattanooga Navy Reserve Center and is cross-assigned to the Surface Fleet Atlantic. 

Ed Alexander, Assistant pastor


After two years of assisting a church in northern California, Ed and his wife, Danielle came to Stanley Heights in 2012 to be a part of our Ministerial Apprenticeship Program (MAP). The Lord directed Ed to join our pastoral staff in June of 2013 as assistant pastor in charge of student, facility, and media ministries. The Alexanders are grateful for the opportunity to serve at Stanley Heights! The Lord has blessed them with four children, Eddy (2010) Eli (2012) Chaya (2014) and Anna (2015).

Jordan McDowell, MAp resident

After graduating from Pensacola Christian College with a Masters of Divinity, the Lord led Jordan to the Ministry Apprenticeship Program at Stanley Heights to train more intensively in a practical setting. Jordan enjoys investing in people, learning new things, and growing as a person.
Jordan will spend 10 months learning philosophy of ministry and practical church training, preparing weekly sermons, and meeting weekly with the pastoral staff discussing ministry. He has a burden for church planting and plans to be involved in a church plant in Pennsylvania in the near future.