Brian has been a pastor for over twenty-five years. He has a Master of Divinity degree and a Master of Theology degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. The focus of his ministry is to encourage people to be faithful to the Lord Jesus with devoted hearts.
Nathan is married to Rachel and their children are Chrisley, Jude and Andrew. Nathan has a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies from Blue Mt. College, Blue Mtn., MS. He has a Master of Intercultural Studies degree from Covenant Theological Seminary, Greenville, NC. He is gifted in teaching and loves serving God's people.
Minister of Music
I’m Chip Wise and I am pictured with my wife Melanie and son Daniel. It is my pleasure and privilege to serve as the minister of music and worship at Eastside Baptist Church. My ministry and music teaching experiences began as a child. Since1986 I have been teaching music in schools, churches, and community settings and serving God’s Kingdom in ministry through various leadership roles in Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, and Arkansas. I have been the director of the Music and Movement Program at Leeds High School in Leeds, Alabama since 2008 and EBC since 2018.
Bettye Widner has been our Financial Secretary since 2011.