Meet the staff

Senior Executive Pastor
Carlton originally hails from Kentucky and found his wife Jenny in IL. They have been a part of They have four kids Emma and Haddon and their twins Oliver and Ella. When not preaching Carlton likes to restore old tractors.
Executive Pastor of Administration and Discipleship
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.
Executive Pastor of Worship and Media
Chris was was raised in Nashville where he received a bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Belmont University. He has played on stage or recorded with numerous national artists as well as releasing his own solo saxophone album. Chris is married to Abi and have three kids Brighton Grayson and Evelynn.
Equipping Pastor
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.
Children’s 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.
Preschool Director
Communications Director
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