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Dr. Robby Foster

Senior Pastor

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Family Information: Married to Laura Foster. We have two children: Tiffany and son-in-law Keith, and son Josh and daughter-in-law Morgan. We also have two granddaughters named Ella-Grace & Ansleigh and a grandson named Graham.

Education: Management Degree 
                       Gainesville College/ Lanier Tech   

                       Christian Ministry
                       GBBI/ Truett McConnell

                       Masters Christian Ministry
                       Southwest Bible College: Seminary

                       Doctorate Christian Ministries
                       Southwest Bible College: Seminary

Life Verse: Matthew 6:33 "But seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you."

If I’m watching sports, I’m cheering for: 
The University of Georgia

If I’m not at church, you can usually find me: 
At the golf course

What I love most about Northside is:
 I love the body of Christ at Northside and the opportunity to minister and fellowship with God's wonderful people.

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Dr. Chris Sanchez

Education/Evangelism Pastor

E-Mail:
Website: www.chris-sanchez.com
Twitter: @DrChrisSanchez

 Family Information: Married to Melisa Sanchez since July 1998. We have two children: Joshua and Hannah

 Education:Bachelor of Science (Business Management)
                        National-Louis University  

                        Master of Business Administration (Finance)
                        Keller Graduate School of Management

                        Master of Religious Education
                        Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary

                        Doctor of Education
                        The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Life Verse: "For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 ESV

If I’m watching sports, I’m cheering for:
The University of Georgia Bulldogs and Liberty University Flames

If I’m not at church, you can usually find me:
Spending time with my family and friends, reading a book, or at the golf course

What I love most about Northside is:
I love the way we welcome people into the Northside family!

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Dr. Gary Woods

Senior Adult Minister

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Family InformationMarried to Dorothy with one child, Dana and son-in-law Larry, one granddaughter, Winter Grace

Education:  Bachelor of Science
                         Mercer University

                         Doctor of Optometry
                         Southern College of Optometry

Life Verse: Isaiah 6:8 "Also I heard the voice of the Lord saying, "Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?' Then I said, 'Here am I! Send me."

If I’m watching sports, I’m cheering for: 
The University of Georgia

If I’m not at church, you can usually find me
At home reading, studying, or napping

What I love most about Northside is:
The loving, friendly attitude and Christian spirit exhibited by everyone

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Michael Sapp

Worship Pastor

E-Mail:
Website: www.nbcvaldosta.org
Facebook: Michael Sapp

Family Information: Married to Christen with three kids:
Connor, Max, & Mia Cate

Education: Georgetown College
                         Bachelor of Arts, 1999

                         The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
                         Masters of Church Music, 2003

Life Verse:
Colossians 3:17 “And whatever you do, in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord.”

If I’m watching sports, I’m cheering for:
The Florida Gators!

If I’m not at church, you can usually find me:
At home playing with the kids, on the golf course, or in the kitchen cooking.

What I love most about Northside is:
The people of Northside have a passion to love people and love God. Any time we get together to fellowship or worship, there is a joy that is just tangible about them. Every Sunday that I get to stand and lead this church family in worship is an amazing experience.

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Josh Johnson

Student Pastor

E-Mail:
Website: www.nbcvaldosta.org
Facebook: Josh Johnson

Family Information: Married to Cara

Education: Truett McConnell University
                        Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies 2014

Life Verse:
Hebrews 12:2 "Looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God."

If I’m watching sports, I’m cheering for:
North Carolina Tarheels

If I’m not at church, you can usually find me:
Spending time with my wife.

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Stephanie Harrison

Children's Director

E-Mail:
Website: www.nbcvaldosta.org

Family Information: Married to Ben Harrison. We have two children: daughter Brooke and three grandchildren; Jackson, Cole, and Maggie and son Blake, daughter-in-law Jodi, and grandchildren Brevin and Isla Grace.

Education: Lowndes High School Graduate
                        30 years as a Licensed Dispensing Optician
                        Worked under the leadership of two different   
                        Children's Pastors over a period of twelve years.

Life Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6 "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him and He will direct thy paths."

If I’m watching sports, I’m cheering for: 
The University of Georgia and the Atlanta Braves.

If I’m not at church, you can usually find me:
Spending time with our grandchildren, other family members and friends. We also like to ride our motorcycles.

What I love most about Northside is:
The children. I have a passion to see them come to Christ at an early age and my call is to teach and train them alongside their parents. Northside is a loving and giving family and we are so blessed to call this our church home

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Casey Hancock

Preschool Director

E-Mail:
Website: www.nbcvaldosta.og

Family Information: Married to Justin Hancock with three children, Jenna Blake, Skylar, and Gracin

Education: Wiregrass Technical College

Life Verse: Matthew 19:26 “But Jesus looked at them and said to them, ‘With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.’”

If I’m watching sports, I’m cheering for: 
Georgia Bulldogs

If I’m not at church, you can usually find me: 
At home enjoying my family or shopping.

What I love most about Northside is:
Growing up at Northside and seeing changes in the church and now having the opportunity to serve the church as a staff member. 

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Sally Burkhalter

Administrative Assistant/ Finance Secretary

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Family Information: Married to Ron Burkhalter with five children: Sons Nathan, Joel, and Ben and daughters Lydia, married to Cody Hoffpauir with grandsons Luke and Landon; Liz, married to Hunt Mitchell with grandchildren Sophie Grace and Jackson. 

Education: Bachelor of Science in Education
                         Auburn University

Life Verse: "You shall love the Lord your God, with all of your heart, all your soul, all your mind, and all your strength. This is the first and greatest commandment."

If I’m watching sports, I’m cheering for: 
Auburn Tigers- WAR EAGLE!

If I’m not at church, you can usually find me: 
At the YMCA

What I love most about Northside is:
Being challenged and inspired to give my very best to the Glory of Christ, my Savior because the people I serve with are living this way. 
 

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Helen Weis

Education/Evangelism Pastor Assistant

E-Mail:
Website: www.nbcvaldosta.org

Family Information: Married to Gary with two daughters, Laci married to Jonathon Crowdis and Laila married to Josh Taylor. She has three grandsons: Sawyer,  Cooper, and Evan. 

Life Verse: Joshua 1:9 "Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

If I’m watching sports, I’m cheering for: 
Lowndes Vikings

If I’m not at church, you can usually find me: 
With my daughters and grandsons. 

What I love most about Northside is:
The way the church body makes you feel like you're one big family. 

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Jerome Harvey

E-Mail:

Family Information: Married to Virginia.

Education: High School
                        Trade School

Life Verse: Hebrews 11:1 "Faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see."

If I’m watching sports, I’m cheering for: 
Florida State

If I’m not at church, you can usually find me: 
At antique malls or estate sales.

What I love most about Northside is:
 The wonderful people!

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Susan Kent

Ministry Assistant

E-Mail:
Website: www.nbcvaldosta.org

Family Information: Married to Jim Kent with two children and four grandchildren.

Education: Business Education

Life Verse: Psalm 46:1 "God is our refuge and strength- a very present help in trouble."

If I’m watching sports, I’m cheering for:
The Georgia Bulldogs 

If I’m not at church, you can usually find me: 
Spending time with family and friends.

What I love most about Northside is:
 Fellowship with the people and fellow Christians.

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Sherry Wilson

Organist/Pianist

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Family Information: I have two daughters, Courtney and son-in-law Kelly and grandchildren Haylee, Houston, Gabby, Nicholas, & Rhiann
and Casey and son-in-law Justin and grandchildren Jenna-Blake, Skylar, and Gracin.

Life Verse: Psalm 46:1 "God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble."

If I’m watching sports, I’m cheering for: 
If I'm watching sports, there is nothing else on TV.

If I’m not at church, you can usually find me: 
I am either at work, spending time with my grandchildren or embroidering.

What I love most about Northside is:
Love for the lost.

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Rachel West

Graphic Artist/ Receptionist

Office: (229) 242-4940
E-Mail:
Facebook: Rachel Camille West

Family Information:  I am happily married to my husband, Eddy, and we have two amazing little boys, Jake and Caleb. 

Education: Bachelor of Fine Art in Art
                         Valdosta State University

Life Verse: Isaiah 41:10 “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

If I’m watching sports, I’m cheering for: 
My boys or the University of Georgia! GO DAWGS!

If I’m not at church, you can usually find me: 
At the ballpark with my boys.

What I love most about Northside is:
I love the opportunity to fellowship with such awesome people. Everyone is very caring, loving, and welcoming.

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Josh Foster

College/Evangelism Pastor

E-Mail:
Website: www.nbcvaldosta.org

Family Bio: Married to Morgan

Education:  Bachelors of Arts in Christian Studies
                         Concentration in Missions from Truett-McConnell College.

Life Verse:
And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose. ‭Romans‬ ‭8‬:‭28‬ NASB

If I'm watching sports, I'm cheering for:
The University of Georgia Bulldogs

If I'm not at church, you can usually find me:
Spending time with Morgan, spending time with family, playing golf, or having fellowship.

What I love most about Northside is:
The opportunity to use the gifts that God has given me to strengthen the body of Christ.