Meet the TBC leadership team

Carlton originally hails from Kentucky and found his wife Jenny in IL. They have four kids Emma and Haddon and their twins Oliver and Ella. When not preaching Carlton likes to restore old tractors.
Senior Pastor
Church Administrator
Chris joined the TBC staff in 2015. He and his wife Alyssa have two strapping young boys, Caden and Austin. Chris graduated from Millikin University with an MBA and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Masters in Theological Studies. He loves his community as well as serving it through TBC.
Pastor Clif Jones joined the TBC staff in 2004.  He is married to Mary Sue, and has three outstanding children, Sam, Natalie and Meredith.  He is also a fantastic tennis player (he has won awards).  Pastor Clif has a desire for people of Decatur to hear the Gospel and grow in a walk with Christ.
Equipping Pastor
Children’s Ministry Director
Raised at Tabernacle, Megan is excited to serve in the church that helped establish her faith.  She is looking forward to completing her Early Childhood Education degree from Millikin University.  Megan loves the littles and thinks her best friend and hubby, Austin, is pretty cool too.
A TBC member for many years and with over 25 years of preschool experience Shelly joined the staff as weekday Preschool Director in 2016 and Preschool Ministry Director in 2017. She is married to her fantastic hubby Kirk and has two adult girls and is crazy about her grand babies.
Preschool Ministry Director
Student Pastor
Woody joined Tabernacle in January of 2017. A native of Blue Mound, IL Woody is thrilled to be leading the youth group he grew up in. Woody is delighted to be married to Brittany.
Andy joined Tabernacle as Communications Director in 2007.  He is married to Deana, and has two remarkable girls, Emily and Allie.  He has a love for movies from creating behind the scenes to watching in the theater.  Andy has a desire to use technology as a means to share the Word of God from inside the church to the most unreached places in the world.
Communications Director

Office Staff

Susan Baker – Church Secretary
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