Rev. Jim Testerman, Pastor
Jim joined our Staff on November 1, 2009 as Minister to Adults. He was voted in as Pastor of Oak Grove beginning October 1, 2015.
Jim was licensed and ordained at our church, and has been ministering here bi-vocationally for more than a decade.
He and his wife, Becky, have a daughter, Amanda.
Jim is a graduate of Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master’s of Divinity and a Bachelor’s of Science in Religion.
His passions include preaching and evangelizing the lost.
Dr. Ralph Batykefer, Minister to Students
Ralph earned his B.A. from Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania, a Master’s of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas and a Doctorate in Ministry, with an emphasis in Student Ministry Discipleship/Family Mentoring, from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
Ralph and his wife, Karen, have a daughter, Noelle, and a son, Ralph III. Noelle is married and teaches middle/high school math classes in New Jersey. Ralph III attends St. Mary’s College in southern Maryland, and he to plans on one day teaching.
Ralph’s desire is to equip students, regardless of their age or giftedness, to become ministers of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Ralph also holds a 6th degree black belt and leads a Christian Karate program at Oak Grove Baptist for ages 6 through adult.
Mr. Adam Lewandowski, Worship Leader
Contact Adam at: email@example.com
Rev. Trey Wooton, Minister to Children / Senior Adults
Trey joined the staff at Oak Grove on June 1, 2007.
He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Mississippi College and a Master’s of Divinity in Christian Education from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
Trey and his wife, Nikki, have two children, Connor and Alyssa.
Prior to coming to Oak Grove, Trey served on the international field in Bolivia, as well as at churches in Louisiana and Georgia.
Richard has been a member of Oak Grove for over 25 years and has been married to wife, Diane, for over 40 years.
He has a Bachelor’s degree in Business, and is an ordained Deacon, licensed to The Gospel Ministry.
He has served in many areas at Oak Grove and has a passion for Pastoral Care.
Contact Richard at firstname.lastname@example.org