Dr. Charles A. Fowler

Senior Pastor

Charles began his ministry at GBC in August 2010.  A native of Corinth, MS, he is a graduate of Union University, Mississippi State University and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.  Pastor Charles has faithfully provided focused leadership, sound biblical teaching and a tremendous love for the Germantown Baptist Church family.  He is intently committed to ensuring that GBC remains a “disciple-making church” in obedience to the command of Christ in Matthew 28:18-20.  Charles and his wife Sandra have two daughters, Anna and Sarah.

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Larry Vaughan

Administration Pastor

Larry comes to GBC from Union University in Jackson, TN where he served as Assistant Vice President for Advancement and Church Relations. A native Memphian, Larry attended the University of Memphis and Union University.  As a former pastor, he has had the privilege of preaching, teaching, and sharing the Gospel message of Jesus Christ around the world, having visited more than 20 countries.  He shares his ministry with his wife Marlene, and he has two daughters, two sons-in-law and four grandkids for which he is grateful to God.  He is honored to be able to serve alongside the wonderful people of GBC and is excited about what God is doing as the church serves together to impact the world for Christ.

Ron Norton

Worship Arts Pastor

Ron joined GBC in 2007 having previously served in both the music and education fields.  He received a Bachelor of Music and a Bachelor of Music Education from UT Martin and a Master of Music from the University of Memphis.  Ron and his wife Angela have two daughters, Bryn and Conleigh.  Ron is grateful for the loving, family atmosphere at GBC and the immense amount of talent found in our church

John Longworth

Recreation and Senior Adult Pastor

A long time member of Germantown Baptist Church, John is a native of Long Beach, California.  He earned his undergraduate degree from Union University where he double majored in Communication Arts and Religion.  He is experienced in both broadcast and corporate communications and has served in youth, music, and recreation ministries.  John and his wife Sandra have two children, Mark and Katie.  John is thankful for his faith family and friends at GBC and is expecting to see the Lord do a mighty work among His people as we work faithfully to give expression to the Great Commission.

Dr. Josh Creason

Family and Community Life Pastor

A native of Winston-Salem, NC, Josh obtained a B.A. in Psychology from Wake Forest University.  He also holds an M.Div in Pastoral Counseling and a Ph.D. in Christian Counseling and Marriage and Family Studies from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Josh joined the GBC staff in 2006. He and his wife Courtney have four daughters:  Elise, Charlotte, Lyla and Melanie.

Dawson Hull

Associate Pastor of Instrumental Worship Arts

Dawson began his ministry at GBC in March of 2015. He grew up in Humboldt, TN and has served at churches in Georgia, Alabama, Maryland, and Tennessee. He has a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance and Theory/Composition from Samford University, a Master of Music from The Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University, and is working on his Doctorate of Musical Arts at the University of Memphis. Dawson and his wife, Taneea, have a daughter, Brylee, and a son, Brayden. They are thankful for the many opportunities to make music to the glory of God and are passionate about leading others to do the same.

Sandy Savage

Director of Preschool Ministries

Sandy began her ministry at GBC in 2001.  She is a graduate of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary where she earned a degree in Religious Education.  Sandy and her husband Richard have two sons, Paul and Andrew, and two granddaughters, Katie Elizabeth and Micah Rae.  Sandy looks forward to partnering with young parents to help them and their children know God’s wonderful plan and direction for their lives.