Pastoral Staff


  • Herb Hubbard

    Pastor Emeritus

    Dr. Herb Hubbard spent his childhood in Beaufort, South Carolina and his teen years in the Bible Baptist Church in Savannah, Georgia where he was saved in 1968. He graduated in 1970 from Savannah High and entered Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri in September of 1970. He graduated with a degree in Theology in May, 1974 and married Shirley Norris in June of 1972. In May of 1994 Pastor Hubbard came back to BBC to co-pastor with Dr. Cecil Hodges. In September, 1997, he became the Senior Pastor of Bible Baptist Church. He and his wife, Shirley have been blessed with four children, two sons, one daughter and one foster daughter; Jamie has two sons and one daughter, Christian, Faith, and Grayson. Jeff (Pastor at Pooler Bible Baptist Church) and Melissa have two daughters, Caroline and Carly. Their daughter, Joy Spidle, and husband Matt have two children, Gavin and Harper. Their foster daughter, Amber Gifford, is married to Greg Gifford and they have two sons. In the spring of 2017 - and with over 20 years of faithful service at Bible Baptist Church - Pastor Hubbard retired from the pastorate and now serves as Chaplain for the YMCA of Coastal Georgia.


  • Tommy East

    Associate Pastor & Student Ministry Director

    Tommy and Vicki are products of the ministries of Bible Baptist. Tommy joined the staff at Bible Baptist June of 1979 following graduation from Baptist University of America in Atlanta. Currently serving as Associate Pastor and Pastor to Students, Tommy continues to have a burden for souls, knowing that Christ alone can change a person's life.







  • Dr. John Rainwater

    Seniors Pastor & Special Need Counseling

    Dr. Rainwater has served as Senior Adult Pastor and Counseling Pastor since July of 2003. Dr. Rainwater has a Doctorate of Ministry in Pastoral Studies and Christian Counseling from Covington Theological Seminary. He and his wife Judy love working with the senior adults.






  • Paul Long

    Life Group Pastor & Missions Director

    Pastor Long has served as Life Groups and Missions pastor since 2015. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor's Degree in Risk Management. In addition, He has a Bachelor of Ministry degree from Covington Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Teresa have been members since 2004. He has been a deacon and taught Life Groups/Sunday school for 10 years. They have three grown children along with one grandchild and another on the way. Paul loves teaching God's word and being with God's people. 





  • Dwight Evens

    Children's Pastor

    Pastor Evens has served at children's pastor since 2015. He is a graduate of Cedarville University in Ohio, and Grand Rapids Seminary in Michigan. He and his wife, Ronda have recently relocated from Atlanta, GA where they were involved in a children's/ teens ministry for many years. They have three grown children and three grandchildren. Dwight has a real heart for young people to love Christ and follow Him. 





  • Jody Wooten

    Music Pastor

    Pastor Wooten has served as music pastor since 2016. Jody, a native of eastern North Carolina, has served in music ministry for over 18 years. He earned degrees in music from Appalachian State University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jody, his wife Janet, and their three children have called Savannah home for more than 13 years. Jody’s mission in ministry is to “point all people to God’s throne.”