Dr. Ted Traylor came to be the pastor of Olive Baptist Church in November 1990. At his request, the church family prays that Malachi 2:6 will be a reality in his life. That verse is the outline of pastoral ministry at Olive Baptist Church.
To find out more about Pastor Traylor, visit TedTraylor.com.
Executive Assistant to the Pastor
In June 2012, Dr. Stan Lewis became the Executive Pastor of Olive. Before assuming this position, he served as Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Birmingham, Alabama, for almost five years.
Stan and his wife, Kristin, are originally from Pensacola. Prior to their move from Pensacola to Birmingham, Stan served for 12 years in various staff positions at Olive including Associate Pastor. Kristin also served on staff here for a period of time as a youth intern.
Assistant to the Executive Pastor
Minister of Pastoral Ministries
Jon DuBois serves as the Minister of Pastoral Ministries. He and his family moved here from the Tampa Bay area in 2001. Jon is married to Beth who teaches school in Escambia County. They have two children, Haley & Jared.
Minister to Missions
Eric graduated from Lexington Baptist College in May 1999, where he holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies and Student Ministry. Eric was ordained in Murray, Kentucky on February 23, 2003. He graduated with a Master of Arts in Christian Education from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2008.
Eric joined the Olive staff in October 2006. Prior to work at Olive, he served as student minister with Churches in Georgetown, Lexington, and Murray, Kentucky.
Eric enjoys being involved in missions as well, having led and participated in multiple international endeavors to such places as Brazil, Italy, Mexico, Peru, Portugal, Romania, Trinidad, and several domestic destinations.
Assistant to Pastoral Ministry
Ginger helps with baptism preparations and setting up counseling appointments for the pastoral ministry.
Director of Lay Ministries
Huey Pearson serves as the Director of Lay Ministries. He and his family have been long time members of Olive and the Pensacola community. Huey is married to Susan who teaches in Escambia County. They have two children, Paul and Sarah.
Tobi graduated from the University of Mobile with a BS in Religion and holds a Certificate in Apologetics from Biola University. She has been a member of Olive since 1995. Tobi and her husband, Kurt met while they were both in the military stationed in California. They have one child, Cooper.