Rev. Brandon Bishop
Rev. Brandon BishopSenior Pastor
Pastor Brandon is a devoted servant of God with a rich history of ministry spanning over 15 years. Hailing from the heartland of Alabama, Bro. Brandon was nurtured in a God-fearing home, laying the foundation for a life dedicated to spreading the love of Christ.

A proud alumnus of Liberty University, Bro. Brandon’s academic foundation is steeped in a commitment to excellence in ministry and a deep understanding of Christian principles.

Bro. Brandon has been entrusted with the pastoral care of three distinct congregations, leaving an indelible mark on each community. His journey has taken him from Summerville, GA, to Trion, GA, and presently to Calhoun, GA, where he continues to lead with passion and purpose.

With a heart aflame for the Gospel, Bro. Brandon is committed to the transformative power of Jesus Christ. His ministry is driven by a fervent desire to win souls for the Kingdom, coupled with an unwavering dedication to see believers grow and thrive in their faith journey.

Bro. Brandon’s leadership is marked by a genuine love for people. His preaching and teaching reflect a deep understanding of scripture and a commitment to sharing the timeless truths of the Word of God.

Beyond the pulpit, Bro. Brandon is blessed with a beautiful family. His wonderful wife, Hannah, stands as a pillar of support, partnering with him in the joys and challenges of ministry. Together, they are the proud parents of two precious children, Bentley and Ansleigh.

Jessi Willingham
Jessi WillinghamChildren's Director
Jessi was born and raised in Lyerly, GA and later graduated from Georgia Northwestern Technical College with a degree in Occupational Therapy and Health Sciences. Since, her career path has involved working in various skilled nursing facilities, Floyd Hospital, and Bartow County School system as an Occupational Therapy Assistant. Jessi still resides in Lyerly on her family’s farm with her husband Adam and their two children Reed and Avery. It is here that she loves to homeschool her children, garden, and be outside.

Whether helping in kids ministry, teaching about physical and spiritual health through her book Getting Fit for Jesus, or singing in the choir, Jessi’s passion for serving and sharing the love of Christ has always been a deep calling in her life and she is now thrilled to be a part of the ministry team at New Town Baptist Church.