Meet our Staff

  • Dr. Benton E. Bush  >  Senior Pastor

    Bro. Ben began serving as Senior Pastor February 1st, 2015. Dr. Bush has a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and his Doctor of Ministry in Leadership from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He has 20 years of pastoral ministry experience, with 13 of those years being in the Senior Pastor role. Dr. Bush is married to Catherine Bush and they have two teenage sons, Micah and Nathan.

  • REv. Jim McCoy  >  Associate Pastor of Music

    Bro. Jim has been serving as the church's Associate Pastor of Music and Senior Adults since 1998. Jim has a Bachelor degree in music from Samford University in Alabama and a Master's from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Texas. Bro. Jim is a phenomenal leader of worship and our worship choirs. Bro. Jim and his wife Dana have one daughter, Julie (son in law Joel) Miller, and are the proud grandparents of their grandson Evan!

  • Matthew Pennington  > Minister to students


  • Bill Yanossy  >  WESTWooD Christian School Principal

    On March 28th, 2016, Bill Yanossy joined the Westwood Christian School staff as the school's Principal.  Bill has 42 years of educational experience through the public school system, having served in multiple capacities such as Assistant Principal and Assistant Superintendent.  Bill and his wife Pam are also active member of Westwood Baptist Church.  We are excited to have Bill joining our staff!

  • Wendy Webb  >  Financial Administrator

    Wendy joined the WBC staff in 1997, and is the person in the office responsible for all church financial matters, which includes, keeping financial records, paying bills, preparing monthly budget reports, supervising custodial staff, and more. Wendy is a hard worker with a servants heart, and does a wonderful job keeping behind the scenes things running smoothly. Wendy is married to Tim Webb, has two sons, Kyle (and Jillian) Herron, Michael Webb, and one daughter, Jessica Webb. Wendy is also the proud grandmother (she calls her self MaeMae...grandma sounds too old!) of five grandchildren: Taycee, Zarleigh, Kayzlin, Kohen, and Kennedy.

  • Amy Gregory  >  Administrative Assistant

    Amy joined our WBC staff in April of 2013. When you call or visit our church offices Amy is the person you will be speaking with. You will find her to be a friendly and genuine person who cares about people and is always willing to help out however needed. Besides manning the phones, Amy assists our pastor's with their administrative duties, and is the Property Coordinator. Amy is married to Brad Gregory, and has three children; Michael, Abigail, and Addison.

  • Robert Akins  >  Custodian

    Robert Akins began working on staff here at Westwood in 1991. He now serves as our Custodian Supervisor and coordinates the Custodial duties of our church with our other custodians. Robert works hard to assure the cleanliness of our church and to always have things prepared for our services and events. Robert is a funny guy who loves sports, loves his family, and loves his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! Robert and his wife Janice has two sons; AJ and Jonathan, and four daughters; Tawanna (Fonza), Treele, Lisa, and Shay. Robert is the proud grandfather of 16 grandchildren!

  • Dennis Evans  >  Custodian

    Dennis joined our custodial staff in 2014, and has been a blessed addition.  You will find Dennis to be a very hard worker and a jack of all trades.  Dennis' primary responsibilities is the care of our newest facility, the Family Life Center.  Dennis works hard to ensure that everything is set up how it is needed, and that we have a clean environment for our meeting and fellowship spaces.  We are blessed to have Dennis serving on our staff!

  • Pam Taylor > Nursery Coordinator

    Pam joined our nursery staff in 2012, and began as Nursery Coordinator this past January.  Pam supervises our nursery staff, coordinating work and cleaning schedules, and does a wonderful job in caring for our children.  We are very blessed to have Pam leading our Nursery Staff.  With Pam and our other nursery staff you can rest assured that your children will be well cared for.