Our pastors

  • don collier

    Don became a lay-pastor at PMPBC in 2016. He recently retired from a career as a biology professor at Calhoun Community College. 

  • dane hays

    Dane began serving as a lay-pastor in 2016 and is now serving as our Student Pastor. He and his wife Amanda have two children: Virginia and Mary Catherine. Dane is a proud UAB alum with a Master's degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. 

  • Caleb Miller

    Caleb and his wife Amy have two children, Naomi and Jed. Caleb began serving as a lay-pastor in 2018. He has a Master's degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. 

  • Jarrod reese

    Jarrod began serving as a lay-pastor in 2019 and has degrees from Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. He and his wife, Jessica, have two children: Evangeline and Elias. 

  • david swindell

    David has been a lay-pastor at PMPBC since 2016. He's a local businessman and has a bachelor's degree from Samford University, as well as a master's degree from Reformed Theological Seminary. Together with his wife, Leigh Anne, they have three 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 served on staff at PMPBC as the Family Pastor from 2015 to 2020. He now serves as a lay pastor and works in the missile defense industry in Huntsville. He and his wife Candice have three children: Bella, Georgia, and Tate.