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Tim NesmithDanny Burks













Johnny HopeJohnny Hope


Johnny was born and raised in Cullman County.  He graduated from Hancevile High School in 1977 and attended Wallace State College. From there he work as manager in poultry with Tyson and then Con-Agra.  For the past twenty years he and his wife, Donna, have been in bussiness for themselves.  They  own Cleaning & More, Inc and Hope Industries.
Johnny and Donna have be married for twenty years.  They have two sons, Daniel and Sean, a daughter-in-law, Ashley, and two gradnchildren, Charley and Colin. All of them attended the Lord's church.
Johnny is Alabama football's biggest fan but he enjoys all sports. He enjoys spending time with his family as well as his church family.  His favorite verse in the bible is Romans 8:28 "And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose." 



Tim NesmithTim Nesmith


Tim owns a heating and air conditioning business and has been in the trade for 32+ years. He and his wife Sheri have one daughter; Britney.










Jeff Warnke

Jeff Warnke


Jeff is a patrol supervisor with the rank of sergeant for the City of Cullman Police Department, supervising day shift 1-A.  Jeff also serves the department as senior field training officer, senior traffic homicide investigator, and is charge of the mountain bike patrol division and the Police Honor Guard.  Jeff has been a christian since 1974. He and his wife, Laura, daughter ,Brinlee, and mother in law, Sara Melson have been worshipping with the brethren at Baldwin since Jan 2009, after many years at the South Cullman congregation."






You can contact Jeff at jeffw@baldwinchurch.com.


Mike WatersMike Waters


Mike has served as an evangelist with the Baldwin congregation since June of 2006. He was appointed to serve as a deacon in August of 2007. He has preached the gospel in varying capacities for over twenty years.
In addition to his work with the church at Baldwin, Mike is a practicing CPA with an office located in Cullman. He holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration / Accounting from Auburn University. He also holds a master's degree in Accounting & Information Systems from Middle Tennessee State University.
Mike enjoys spending time with his wife of twenty years, Paula, and his three children, Micah, Lydia, and Levi. His hobbies include riding his street bike with his wife, riding dirt bikes and ATVs with his children, playing drums, exercising, and reading.


You can contact Mike at mike@baldwinchurch.com.



Randy WhittemoreRandy Whittemore


Randy is originally from Nacogdoches, Texas.  He has worked in the meat industry for the past 30+ years. He is currently an Executive Account Manager for Certified Angus Beef in the Southeast.


Randy and his wife Angela have three children; Clay, Caley, and Caleb.  He has been a member of the Baldwin church since 2003.








Larry Williams

Larry Williams


Larry graduated from West Point High School in 1967, after which he joined the Air Force and proudly served his county in Vietnam. He married his high school sweetheart, Delila Persall, upon his return and has faithfully been her husband for over 40 years. He has two children, Matthew and Lela, as well as daughter-in-law Amanda, all who are Christians. Larry graduated from Wallace State College and went to work for Brown's Ferry Nuclear Plant and the Tennessee Valley Authority. He retired in 2002 after more than 20 years with TVA. He has served the church at Baldwin as deacon overseeing church finances since 2007. Larry likes to spend his free time on his tractor, working around the house, or riding his Harley.