Senior Pastor:

 
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Michael R. Griffin, Sr. serves as the Senior Pastor of Liberty Baptist Church. A native of Thomasville, GA and a graduate of Baptist Bible Institute (now Baptist College of Florida) in Graceville, FL, Pastor Mike began ministering in Hartwell, GA in November 1992. In November of 1997, the Lord led him and a core body of believers to establish a new work known as Liberty Baptist Church, believing that "Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is Liberty!" Pastor Mike is married to Liza and they have four adult children and six grandchildren.


Worship and Administrative Pastor:

 
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Rev. Andy Buchanan serves as Worship and Administrative Pastor. He has been with the Liberty congregation since its beginnings in 1997. He is a 1985 graduate of Valdosta State College (now Valdosta State University) with a Bachelor of Music degree. Andy is married to Cindy and they have five adult children.