Meet The Team

  • Bryant May

    Lead Pastor

    Bryant and Heather are originally from Brandon. Bryant and Heather were married in November 2008 after meeting at Mississippi College. Bryant has a Masters of Divinity from Liberty Seminary and has a passion to teach and lead people from the truth of God’s Word. Bryant also spends time broadcasting sports and cheering for the Alabama Crimson Tide. Bryant and Heather also enjoy spending family time with their son, Braylon and daughter Cait.

    • Brian Rester

      Discipleship Pastor

      Brian is from Pelahatchie, Mississippi. He has been married to his wife Brittany since 2011, and they have two children Ashlyn and Grayson. Brittany also serves on our staff team as the LittleLIFE Director. Brian is finishing his Bachelors degree in Leadership & Ministry and has a desire to see people connect with others and Jesus through intentional relationships. Brian works full-time for Service Masters and enjoys hanging out with his family and cheering on LSU.

      • Josh Jordan

        Worship and Student Pastor

        Josh is originally from Clinton, MS. He met his wife Celeste while they were both serving as student leaders at church, and they were married April 16, 2011. Josh graduated from Mississippi College with a degree in business but has been a part of worship and student ministry for several years. He loves being a dad and hanging out with their children Piper, Judah, and Brooks. Josh also enjoys writing music and being outdoors.

        • Jack Smith

          Operations & Mobilization Pastor

          Jack is from Brandon, MS. He and his wife Lauren met in high school and were married in April 2010. Jack graduated from the University of Mississippi with a degree in business administration and worked in the business world for several years in the insurance industry. Jack also serves part-time in the MS Army National Guard. Lauren works from home as a virtual administrative assistant. Jack and Lauren have a daughter Mary Olive.

          • Tyler Boles

            Connections Pastor

            Tyler and his wife Virginia are both from is from Quitman, MS.  Tyler is a William Carey College graduate with a degree in religious studies. Tyler and Virginia served as missionaries in Australia, and Tyler has also served as a student pastor with multiple churches. Virginia works as a dietitian with Blue Cross Blue Shield. The Boles enjoy camping, hiking, kayaking, and just about anything outdoors.

            • Brittany Rester

              LittleLIFE Director

              Brittany is from Clinton Mississippi. She has been married to her husband Brian since 2011. Brian also serves on our staff team as the Discipleship Pastor. Brittany graduated from Grace Bible College with an Associates degree in Leadership and Ministry. She enjoys spending time with her daughter Ashlyn and son Grayson.

              • Jeri McKnight

                Environment Coordinator & Ministry Assistant

                Jeri has been a resident of Pearl for the past ten plus years, moving from Forest, MS where she owned Jeri’s School of Dance for twenty-two years. She has one daughter, Stacie, and a granddaughter, Brittany. She is currently in the Insurance Business and fills her spare time with volunteer work, music, reading and gardening