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Our Leaders 2017-09-06T20:32:27+00:00

Our Shepherds

BRIAN ANDERSON
BRIAN ANDERSONShepherd
“I have been married to Christ (1 Cor. 7:4), my first love, for over four decades and married to Kim, the love of my life, since 1983. I fondly look forward to heaven when my work here is finished and meeting all there that I’ve had an influence on, especially my three children, and all that have had an influence on me. Please pray for my work in the Lord to always be fruitful and that I always give Him the praise, honor, and glory.”
CHIP HILL
CHIP HILLShepherd
“I have lived in the Hattiesburg area since childhood. My wife, Pam, and I have served at Kensington Woods since 1991. We have 3 daughters and their families that are also members at the Kensington Woods congregation.”
CHARLES JOHNSON
CHARLES JOHNSONShepherd
“I have been a resident of Hattiesburg for over 40 years and a Shepherd at Kensington Woods since 1976. Retired at 85 years. I am married to a great lady 64 years and have 4 children, 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grand children.”
DON RAKE
DON RAKEShepherd
“We moved to Hattiesburg in 1987, where I finished my secular work in 2004. My wife, Jonell, and I have been married since 1955. I have been blessed to serve as a KW shepherd since 2001, after serving as a deacon for 12 years.”
TOM WATKINS
TOM WATKINSShepherd
“I am married to the former Patricia Thornton and together we have three grown children. I graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in Physics and in Mathematics. I served in the US Navy on submarines. I retired from the electric power generation industry and spent over 12 years working in prison ministry at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.”

Our Deacons

RICK BEDWELL
RICK BEDWELLEducation | Student Center
“I have been a member of this congregation since 1970. I am employed by Jones County Junior College and serve as Chair of the Business and Technology Division, as well as teach accounting and business courses. I live in Petal, MS with my wife, Susan. I also have two grown daughters.”
JAY GALLOWAYFinance
“I serve the KW congregation as the deacon over finance. I am employed by Hood Industries. My wife, Renee, and I have been married since 1986 and this is our second time to live in Hattiesburg and serve this congregation.”
COLBY HEATHCOCKWorship and Audio/Video | Website and Social Media
“I have lived in Hattiesburg since 2004 and have attended Kensington Woods since moving to the area. I am married to Kelly and we have one daughter named Gracie. I serve as the deacon over worship, audio/video, website, and social media.”
ROBBY MOORER
ROBBY MOORERYouth (k-12) Groups and Activities
“I serve as the deacon in charge of youth activities for ages 4-18 and am married to Mary Alice Moorer, and have one son, Wilton Moorer.”
JESSIE POPE
JESSIE POPEBenevolence | Disaster Relief | Prison Evangelism
“I have been serving in the Lord’s church since 1988. As a deacon, I am involved with benevolence, disaster relief and prison evangelism. There is not anything more important than the Kingdom of God and His righteousness. Teaching those seeking the kingdom so they too will become a part of His kingdom is of utmost importance.

-Matthew 6:33; 28:19”

PAUL STAFFORD
PAUL STAFFORDNursery-Kindergarten | Outreach Projects | WINGS
“I am married to Katelyn Stafford and together we have Ayden, Hadleigh and Remington. I have been deacon over nursery and outreach since 2012 and have been worshipping at KW since 1997.”

Our Staff Evangelist

ROBERT TIPPS
ROBERT TIPPSEvangelist
“I recently came to Kensington Woods from Winchester, TN, where I served as the pulpit minister and Deacon at the Estill Springs church of Christ in Estill Springs, TN. I have served the Lord from my home town to Honduras and have never met a stranger.

-Matthew 6:33; 28:19”