ministerial Staff


  • David Jenkins, Worship pastor

    David joined the Valley View staff in June of 2013. He is married to Jennifer and has 3 children, Drew, Eli, and Ali. David graduated from Carson Newman University with a B.M. in Church Music. David traveled for several years singing and leading worship. As a songwriter, David has had many of his songs published and recorded. David joins Valley View from First Baptist Concord in Knoxville, TN. Click here to contact David.



  • don kyzer, senior adult minister

    Don has been a member of the Valley View family since 2002. Don joined the Valley View Staff in 2009 as the Minister to Senior Adults and Church Administrator. Don is now retired, but he serves as Valley View's Senior Adult Minister. Don's background as a public school educator and as a YMCA administrator at the local and national level for 25 years prepared him for his current role at Valley View. Prior to serving on the Valley View staff, Don held many lay positions of leadership in our church. Click here to contact Don.



  • Drew Dockery, pastor of education and spiritual growth

    Drew joined the Valley View staff in February of 2014. He and his wife Lori have two daughters, Ava Drew and Annie, and two sons, Case and Cole. Drew earned his B.A. in Christian Ministry and Masters of  Pastoral Ministry from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Drew has a passion for connecting with people. He desires to connect people to Jesus, each other and the church. Contact Drew by clicking here.


  • joseph gibbons, student pastor

    Joseph joined the Valley View staff, August of 2014. He and his wife Kristen ministered to students in Mobile, Al for 6 years before moving to Tuscaloosa. Joseph earned his B.A. in Theology from the University of Mobile and is currently working toward his MDiv at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Joseph believes that this generation of students has a unique platform of influence that, if leveraged, will be a powerful vessel for the Gospel.  Contact Joseph by clicking here.


  • sharon callahan, director of royal family kids

    Sharon Callahan is a native of Tuscaloosa, Al. She attended West Alabama University where she received a Masters Degree in Elementary Education. Sharon began serving on staff in April of 2012 as Children's Ministry Assistant and became Director of Royal Family in August of 2013. God richly blessed her with three wonderful children; Jason, Leslie, and Anna Marie and three beautiful grandchildren: Hailey, Brody and Landon. Sharon has been a member of Valley View since 2007. Prior to joining staff she retired from serving as an Elementary Educator for the public school system. Contact Sharon by clicking here.


  • Stephen Dees, Church Administrator/Missions Coordinator

    Stephen joined the Valley View staff in February 2016. He and his wife Jenifer have three sons, Fulton, Turner and Mason. Stephen graduated from the University of Mobile with a B.S. in Religious Education and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a M.A. in Church Administration. Stephen comes to Valley View after serving at First Baptist Church in Wilmer, AL since 2001. Click here to contact Stephen.

  • terri hunnicutT, director of weekday preschool & TRAC

    Terri and her family have been members of Valley View since 1997. She has directed the Weekday Preschool since January 1998. ‘Ms. Terri’ is a graduate of the University of Alabama with a degree in Child Development and Human Studies. Besides managing the daily routine of Valley View Preschool, she assists other churches in developing their own plans for starting weekday preschools. She also enjoys doing training both here and all over the state of Alabama for both preschool teachers and directors. Terri and her husband Ronnie have four children Erika (Trent), Lindsey (Mark), Tyler (Ashley) and Haley Grace. She and Ronnie also love spending time with their five grandchildren: Luke, Evan, Audrey, Patton and Anne Hollis. Terri’s life verse is James 1:27. Click here to contact Terri.

  • tina robertson, Children's Minister

    Tina Robertson is a native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama and attended the University of Alabama and Shelton State Community College where she received an Associates Degree in Accounting. Her passion is for her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! She loves to read and enjoys teaching children and adults about God’s great love! To her there is no greater joy than seeing someone accept Christ and become a Christ follower. Tina, her husband, Doug, and daughter Hannah, have been members of Valley View Baptist Church since 2006. It was at Valley View where her daughter Hannah accepted Christ as her personal Savior and was baptized. She and her family love the church and all participate in various ministries within the church. Contact Tina by clicking here.

Creative Team


  • Chad Keathley, director of technical arts

    Chad came to Valley View in February 2015. He recently married his sweetheart, Carla, in March 2015. With degrees in theology from Union University and Beeson Divinity School, Chad currently oversees all technical ministries. Serving previously in technical roles in other churches in central Alabama, Chad brings diverse experience and insight with a ministry mindset to the Valley View team.

  • Erin Treadwell, media and communications coordinator

    Erin joined the Valley View staff in March 2015. She is married to Brad and has one child, Iris. Erin graduated from Auburn University with a degree in English and the University of Alabama with a degree in Public Relations. She taught English for two years at Flomaton High School in Flomaton, AL before becoming the development director at UCPWA in Northport. Erin is currently pursuing her masters degree from the University of West Alabama.


ministry assistants










  • Gay Gray

    Office Manager

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  • Gabrielle Mccormick

    financial assistant

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  • amy jackson

    ministry assistant

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  • terry byrne

    ministry assistant

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  • tina smith

    receptionist

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