Meet Our Elders


Meet Our Deacons


Shane Waters

Family

  • Married since 1995 to my high school sweetheart, Ashlie.

  • Two children Grace and Evan.

Education

Background

  • Where were you born? Anchorage, Alaska

  • Where were you raised? Rocky Mount, N.C.

  • Church & date of your Conversion? Oakdale Baptist Church, November 1988

  • What is your occupation? Pastor of Sovereign Grace Baptist Church

  • How long at SGBC? I have been with SGBC since it started in August of 2003

Interests

  • Favorite Bible Book? Psalms

  • Favorite Bible verses? 1 Timothy 4:16 "Keep a close watch on yourself and on the teaching. Persist in this, for by so doing you will save both yourself and your hearers."

  • Favorite subject in school? Science/Literature

  • Play any sports in school? Football

  • Favorite Vacation spot? Castaway Cay

  • Favorite book(s) read? Knowing God, Redemption Accomplished & Applied, Institutes of the Christian Religion, Communion with the Triune God.

  • Favorite past time/hobby? Reading & spending time with my family


Jason Moore

Family

  • Married since 1998 to Lisa,
  • 5 Kids: Jonah, Jorja, Josephine, Jamison, Judah

Background

  • Where are you from? Jacksonville native
  • Church & Date of Conversion? Friendship Advent Christian Church, 1982
  • What is your Occupation? Electrical Contractor
  • When did you Join SGBC? Since its start in 2003

Interests

  • Favorite Bible Book? Philippians
  • Favorite Bible Verse? Phil 1:6
  • What do you enjoy doing in spare time? spending time with Family and Surfing

Philip Nichols

Background

  • Where are you from? Satellite Beach, FL
  • Church & Date of Conversion? First Baptist Church of Eau Gallie (FL), May, 1982
  • What is your Occupation? Service Manager for Moore Electrical Contractors & Pastoral Assistant for SGBC elders
  • When did you Join SGBC? January 2006

Interests

  • Favorite Bible Book? All of 'em
  • Favorite Bible verses? Psalm 27:13,14; 2 Samuel 22:31,32
  • Favorite subject in school? Math and music
  • Favorite Vacation spot? Mission trips
  • Favorite book(s) read? David McCollough's John Adams, George Will's The Leveling Wind, J. Alec Motyer's Isaiah commentary
  • Favorite past time/hobby? reading, sports

Mike Smith

Family

  • Married since 1979 to Deborah,
  • 10 Children: Jennifer, Amanda, Thomas, William, Gracie, Robert, Margaret, Charles, Rosemary, Rush

Background

  • Where were you born? Jacksonville native
  • Church & date of your conversion? First Baptist Church of Jacksonville, 1984
  • What is your occupation? HVAC Technician
  • When did you join SGBC? December 2012

Interests

  • Favorite Bible Book? Ephesians
  • Favorite Bible verses? Ephesians 3:20-21
  • What do you enjoy doing in your spare time? Working and playing with family

Scott Brown

Family

  • Married since 2006 to Sarah
  • Three children: Silas, Oliver & Lizzy

Educaction

  • Bachelors in Accounting & Masters of Business Administration from University of North Florida

Background

  • Where were you born & raised? Jacksonville, FL
  • Church & date of your conversion? Ft. Caroline Baptist Church, 1997
  • What is your occupation? Accountant
  • When did you join SGBC? Since its start in 2003

Interests

  • Favorite Bible book? Ecclesiastes & Philippians
  • Favorite Bible verse? 1 Timothy 4:16
  • Favorite subject in school? Calculus
  • Favorite book(s) read? Desiring God, Reforming Marriage
  • Favorite past time/hobby? family & playing music

Mark Gray

Family

  • Married since 1987 to Karen
  • 4 children: Mark Stephen, Matthew, Katherine, John

Background

  • Where were you born? Charlotte, NC
  • Where were you raised? Jacksonville, FL
  • Church & Date of Conversion? First Baptist Church, June 1972
  • When did you join SGBC? April, 2013

Interests

  • Favorite Bible Book? 1 Thessalonians
  • Favorite Bible Verse? Psalm 124:8
  • What is your occupation? Engineer (on sabbatical)
  • Favorite past time/hobby? Everything

Sean Moltmaker

Family

  • Married since 2014 to Julia
  • 1 child: Kate

Background

  • Where were you born? Green Cove Springs, FL
  • Where were you raised? Green Cove Springs, FL
  • When did you join SGBC? December 2013

Interests

  • Favorite Bible Book? Exodus & Matthew
  • Favorite Bible Verse? Exodus 33 & 34
  • Church of your Conversion? Russell Baptist Chruch in Green Cove Springs
  • Favorite subject in school? Science
  • What is your occupation? Registered Nurse
  • Favorite vacation spot? Fort Wilderness Disney Campground
  • Favorite past time/hobby? family time