Adam Bennett

Lead Pastor

Adam, a Mississippi Gulf Coast native, has been in full-time ministry since 2005. He served two years with Campus Crusade for Christ at Mississippi State, where he also earned his undergrad degree. For eleven years he served as one of the pastors at Bayou View Baptist Church in Gulfport, MS. He married Becky (Weitzel) in 2014 and in 2018 they welcomed their son, Jacob, into their lives. In 2015, Adam earned his Masters in Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Adam and Becky enjoy traveling, date nights at the movies, and exploring new restaurants. Adam also enjoys sitting with a cup of coffee and having long discussions about theology, current events, or Packers football.

Adam's favorite podcasts
The Briefing - AlbertMohler.com - R. Albert Mohler, Jr.
Ask Pastor John - Desiring God
Pastors' Talk - 9Marks
Baptist 21

Joshua Atkins


Joshua, also a Mississippi Gulf Coast native, has been involved in worship ministry since 2008. He has a passion for combining God's Word with music to motivate the church to proclaim the Gospel, cherish God, and live for His glory. Aside from ministry & music, he deeply enjoys film, nerdy hobbies (D&D and Cartoons), and excellent local food. Joshua and Abby were married in 2020 and introduced their daughter, Adelaide, to the world in the summer of 2021.

Joshua’s Music Recommendations
Sovereign Grace Music
Keith & Kristyn Getty
Norton Hall Band