Dr. Randy S. Wood, Senior Pastor

The Lord has given Pastor Randy a genuine love for people. He serves with passion to reach the lost and disciple the saved. Pastor Randy has preached on five continents and is active in international missions. Prior to Liberty he served at the North American Mission Board. Married to Beverly, they have three sons, Joshua, Titus and Andrew and two grandsons. Pastor Randy holds degrees from Ohio University, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Trinity Lutheran Seminary.

Steven W. Martin, Pastor of Worship

Through the use of creative arts, Pastor Steve touches people’s lives and emotions with God’s grace and truth. He leads worshippers to encounter God through worship celebrations. Steve is married to Ginny, a gifted soloist and producer. They have three children, Jeremy, Jillian and JennyLynn, and two grandchildren. Steve holds a BA degree in Music Education from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee.

Maxwell S. Mathis, Minister of Students

Max has a tremendous love for students and a deep desire to see them grow in the Lord. He has been on staff at Liberty since 2015 and is very engaged with the students at Liberty. Max graduated from Luther Rice Seminary in 2016 with a Masters in Christian Studies. He and his wife Sarah have five children and three grandchildren.


Sarah Mathis, Director of Children's Ministry

Having worked in children's ministry for over 25 years, Sarah counts it a great honor to serve the families of Liberty. She joined the staff in 2017, with a deep desire to lead children to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ and help them understand that God has a purpose for their lives. Married to Max Mathis, they have five children, Anna, Adam, Andrew, Alley, and Lauren and three grandchildren. Sarah graduated from Immanuel Baptist Seminary in 1986.

Renee Rego, Administrative Assistant

Renee joined the staff at Liberty in 2011. Previously, she was employed by the North American Mission Board for 23 years. She has served as a volunteer in Sunday School, Children’s Church, Puppet Ministry and Clown Ministry. Renee is married to Bob, and they have two sons Rick and Rodney, and two grandsons.


Janet Vines, Administrative Assistant

Janet has been a part of the Liberty family since 1971. She joined the staff in 2014 after serving as an office volunteer for three years. She enjoys studying God's word, teaching children in small group Bible study, and spending time with family. Janet and her husband Jeff have three children, Brandon, Jessica and Kathryn and one grandson.


Jackie D. Merkison, Business Manager

Jackie has been a member of the Liberty family since 1973. She joined the staff in 1977 after serving voluntarily for two years. She received her certification in business administration from Brunswick Junior College. Jackie and her husband Donald have two sons, Devin and Landry, and two grandsons.


Drica Roberts-Denmark, Keyboardist

Drica joined the Liberty Worship Ministry staff in 2007 as a keyboardist. She is a graduate of Clayton State and Georgia State Universities. She loves to read, sing and spend time with her husband Wally.



Celia Cox, Keyboardist

Celia joined the Liberty staff in 2014 as pianist. She also works at LifeWay in Atlanta. She is married to Steve Cox and they teach the Young Couples class (ages 22-34) in small group Bible study. They have three children and three grandchildren.


Ginny Martin, Manager, True Vine Books & Gifts

After having been a member of Liberty since 2007, Ginny joined the Liberty staff in 2013 as Manager of True Vine Books & Gifts bookstore. Ginny is married to Steve and they have three children, Jeremy, Jillian and JennyLynn, and two grandchildren.


Joe Green, Director of Food Services

Joe has been a member at Liberty since 1989 and became Director of Food Services in 2011. He enjoys preparing food for Wednesday night dinners, the annual Passover Seder, Thanksgiving Feast, and Fall Festival. Joe is married to Barbara and they have three children, Tim, Jeff and Amanda and six grandchildren.


Tammy Shannon, Custodian

Tammy joined Liberty in 2007 and has a great love for people - especially children. Her servant’s heart leads her to help the homeless, elderly, and less fortunate. People love her witty sense of humor. She humbly desires to be a life servant and disciple for Christ. Tammy has one son, Casey, and he is her very best friend.



Liberty Baptist Church

1077 Highway 314, Fayetteville, GA 30214
Ph 770.461.5644  |  Fax 770.461.6275

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