Paul O’Steen


Pastor Paul O’Steen has been in the ministry for over Twenty-five years. He first served as a youth pastor at Newton Baptist Church in Alabama while working on his B.A. degree in Theology, which he received from The Baptist College of Florida.

In 1998, he accepted the position of Senior Pastor at Sardis Baptist Church and has been serving in that capacity ever since. Pastor Paul is married to Mary Anne O’Steen.  They have four children and two grandchildren.

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Tim Rose

Associate & Youth Pastor

Tim Rose joined Sardis in 2006 as the Associate & Youth Pastor. Tim is married to Kim and they have four adult children and three grandchildren. Tim has a passion to engage students and their families with the gospel of Christ. Tim loves to spend time with his family, lives to play golf and enjoys rooting for the Tennessee Volunteers!!

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Tog Goodson

Worship & Education Pastor

Tog has a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from The University of Florida. He also has a Master of Church Music from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Tog has served in a variety of church pastoral roles in Louisville, Kentucky, Atlanta, GA, and Jacksonville, FL. He has also served as a church consultant in Kentucky.

Tog is married to Kathy. They have four grown children; Ryan (Donielle), Kaitlin, Alyssa, and Connor. They are also enjoying a new role in life as grandparents. A fun day, or weekend, for Tog and Kathy is to hang out with family and friends at the lake. God has proven to be faithful in their lives as Defender, Protector, and Provider. (Psalm 20:7)

Tog, Kathy, and family are thrilled to be at Sardis and serve an amazing God with some wonderful people!

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Janie Graham

Church Secretary

Janie joined the Staff in January of 2017.

She has been married to Donald for 28 years. They have three grown daughters and one son.

Janie enjoys spending time with family, and ministering to others including teaching children to know, love and serve The Lord in Awana and teaching Sunday School. She also enjoys volunteering at the Pregnancy Care Center in her community where she is passionate about helping to make a difference in the lives of unborn babies and their families.

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