Dr. Paul Matthews, Senior Pastor

Background:

Paul was born in upstate New York and graduated from high school in Buffalo.  His parents were home missionaries in New York state but were originally from Troy, AL, where Paul came to attend college.  He has served churches in Troy, AL; Millry, AL; Gilbertown, AL; and Aberdeen, MS, before coming to JBC.

 

Family: 

 

Paul married Dana in 1987, and they have been blessed with three children: Hannah, currently an Admissions Counselor for Mississippi State University; Jeremy, currently attending Troy University; and Zack, currently attending Spanish Fort High School.    

Education:

  • B.S. in History, Troy State University 
  • Master of Divinity, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary 
  • Doctor of Ministry, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Came to JBC:

July, 2001

Email Paul- paul@jubileebaptist.com


Mike Selby, Associate Pastor

Background:

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Mike was born in Clearwater, Florida, and graduated from high school in Enterprise, AL.  Before coming to JBC, he worked for the Social Security Administration and served churches in Raleigh, N.C., and Dothan, AL. 

Family:

Mike has been married to Linda for 40 years, and they have three children and three grandchildren: Heather, married to Brian with 3 children: Phillip, Brooke and Brent; Laura, serves with the Fairhope Police Department; Michael, married to Shannon, both work for a local software company. Linda works at the Baldwin Baptist Association.

 

Education:

  • B.A. in Political Science, Auburn University
  • Master of Science in International Studies, Troy State University
  • Master of Divinity, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Came to JBC: 

June, 1997 

Email Mike- mselby@jubileebaptist.com


 

Joe Howell, Worship Pastor

Background:

Joe was born in Amory, Mississippi, and graduated from high school in Aberdeen, MS.  While attending Ole Miss, Joe led the contemporary worship services at North Oxford Baptist Church before coming to JBC. 

 

Family:

Joe married Tressie in 2005, and they have two children. Adley was born in 2010 and Trewett (not pictured) was born in 2014.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Music Education, University of Mississippi
  • Master of Divinity in Worship Studies, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Christian Worship, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

 

 

 

 

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Came to JBC:

June, 2005

Email Joe - joe@jubileebaptist.com


 

Dr. Joe Stringer, Youth Pastor

Background:

Joe was born in Mobile, AL, and grew up on the Eastern Shore.  He graduated from Fairhope High School.  A 20+ year veteran of youth ministry, Joe has served in churches in Daphne and Birmingham in addition to years in itinerate ministry as a musician and speaker.

 

Family:

Joe is married to the former Marty Barber, and they have two children.  Lana attends UMS Wright Preparatory School, and Luke goes to Rockwell Elementary.

 

Education:

  • B.A. in Religion, University of Mobile
  • Master of Divinity, Beeson Divinity School, Samford University
  • Doctor of Ministry in Applied Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Came to JBC:

May, 2009

Email Joe S.   

joestringer@jubileebaptist.com

 


 

John Saxon, Children's Pastor

Backgound:

John was born in Grenada, Mississippi, and graduated from Grenada High School.  His parents worked in the Grenada School District.  John worked as a MS Park Ranger and in sales and management before serving churches in Hammond, LA, and Tuscaloosa, AL.

 

Family:

John is married to Candy, and they have been blessed with three children: Carley, currently attending Troy University; Sidney, currently attending Spanish Fort High School; and Madi, currently attending Spanish Fort Elementary School.

Education:

  • B.S., Delta State University
  • Master of Divinity, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Came to JBC:

December, 2009

Email John   

john@jubileebaptist.com