Our pastors

  • don collier

    Don became a lay-pastor at PMPBC in 2016. He is also a biology professor at Calhoun Community College. 

  • dane hays

    Dane began serving as a lay-pastor in 2016. He works at Regions Bank in Athens, AL. He and his wife Amanda have two children: Virginia and Mary Catherine. Dane is proud UAB alum with a Master's degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. 

  • Caleb Miller

    Caleb and his wife Amy have one child, Naomi, and one more on the way. Caleb began serving as a lay-pastor in 2018. He has a Master's degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. 

  • david swindell

    David has been a lay-pastor at PMPBC since 2016. He works at Farmer's Insurance and together with his wife, Leigh Anne, have 3 children: Jonathan, Anna, and Mollie. 

  • jd thorne

    JD began serving as lead pastor in October of 2011. He has a bachelor's degree from Samford University and a Master's degree from New Orleans Theological Seminary. He and his wife Corrie have three children: Piper, Millie, and Oliver. 

  • bubba thrash

    Bubba became the Family Pastor at PMPBC in 2015. He and his wife Candice have three children: Bella, Georgia, and Tate. 

  • Keith Bowen

    Keith began serving as a lay-pastor in 2019. He and his wife Jeannie have three children.

  • Jarrod reese

    Jarrod began serving as a lay-pastor in 2019 and just graduated from Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham. He and his wife, Jessica, have two children: Evangeline and Elias.