MEET OUR TEAM


  • Dr. Billy Joy

    Senior Pastor

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    Bro. Billy came to Valley View as senior pastor in June 2009 after serving Hillcrest Baptist Church in Enterprise, AL for six years. He has also served as senior pastor for 12 years at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Crestview, FL. Billy is a graduate of the University of Mobile (1983), and the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div., 1986 and D.Min, 1995.) and has been married to Mary Jacque since 1981. They have three adult sons, three wonderful daughters-in-law and six grandchildren.

  • David Jenkins

    Worship Pastor

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    David joined our staff in June 2013. He is married to Jennifer and has 3 children, Drew, Eli, and Ali. He graduated from Carson Newman University with a B.M. in Church Music. David traveled the country full-time for several years singing and leading worship. He previously served on staff at First Baptist Church, Concord, in Knoxville, Tennessee and First Baptist Church in Dandridge, Tennessee. As a songwriter, he has had many of his songs published and recorded, and several are featured on a forthcoming Valley View Choir recording. He is passionate about seeing generations of believers living to worship God in their ongoing lives and then coming together as the Body of Christ to worship God in unity.

  • Drew Dockery

    Pastor of Education and Spiritual Growth

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    Drew joined our staff in February 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 and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Ministry. Drew’s focus area of ministry is community and he leads our Bible Study groups as well as D-Groups. He has a passion for connecting with people and desires to connect people more deeply to Jesus, each other and the church.

  • Stephen Dees

    Church Administrator/Missions Coordinator

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    Stephen joined our staff in February 2016. He and his wife Jenifer have three sons, Fulton, Turner and Mason. He 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 and previously served at First Baptist Church in Wilmer, AL since 2001. Stephen’s area of ministry involves management of finances, church office, personnel, facilities, church security, and missions. He enjoys the opportunity to work with many different groups of people in the church and loves the way VVBC serves the local community and our missionaries around the globe.

  • Tina Robertson

    Preschool and Children's Minister

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    Tina is a native of Tuscaloosa 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.

  • Taylor Morton

    Student Minister

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    Taylor joined our staff in October 2017. He graduated with a master's degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Linlee, love students and want to help them know Christ and equip them with skills necessary to become leaders in their schools and communities and make an impact for the Kingdom.


  • Sharon Callahan

    Royal Family Kids & Senior Adult Director

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    Sharon is a native of Tuscaloosa and attended the University of West Alabama where she received a Masters Degree in Elementary Education. Sharon began serving on staff in April 2012 as Children's Ministry Assistant and became Director of Royal Family in August 2013. God has 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. 


  • Aaron Tennyson

    College Minister

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    Aaron joined our staff in July 2018. He is married to Jennifer and has two children, Ally Brooke and Case. He has a master's degree from the University of West Alabama and currently works for the Tuscaloosa County School System as a technology instructor. Aaron's desire is to help college-age students navigate their college years and help them transition in the years immediately following.


  • Amanda Elmore

    Circle of Friends Director

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    Amanda joined the staff in January 2019. She and her husband have two beautiful daughters, Belle and Brooklyn. She graduated with an Associate's degree in accounting. Amanda's background and passion is found in working with individuals with special needs and allowing their abilities to be seen by all. Before becoming COF Director, Amanda worked in the ABA field as a therapist.

  • Terri Hunnicutt

    Weekday Preschool Director

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    Terri and her family have been members of Valley View since 1997 and she has served as Weekday Preschool Director 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 plans for weekday preschools. She also enjoys doing trainings across Alabama for preschool teachers and directors. Terri and her husband Ronnie have four children: Erika (Trent), Lindsey (Mark), Tyler (Ashli) and Haley Grace (Tyler). They also love spending time with their grandchildren: Luke, Evan, Audrey, Patton, Anne Hollis, Hattie Jo, Jude, and Samuel. Terri’s life verse is James 1:27.


  • Bethany Franklin

    Media and Communications Director

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    Bethany joined the staff in February 2019. She graduated from the University of Alabama with degrees in Telecommunication & Film and Digital Media. Bethany has also served with other organizations including the Tuscaloosa County Baptist Association and the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions. At Valley View, Bethany works to consistently communicate the mission and vision of the church through our online and social media presence, video, photo, and design. She and her husband Sam enjoy spending time with their dog, Reese.


  • Leslie Moore

    Financial Director

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    Leslie joined our staff in July 2017. Here at Valley View, her area of ministry involves working to maintain daily operations of church finances, as well as provide support in church administration through things including the church calendar and facilities management. Leslie and her husband Drew serve on our Welcome Team as door greeters. She loves spending time with their three dogs, Ottis, Huck, and Ike. 

  • Amy Jackson

    Pastor/Music Ministry Assistant

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    Amy joined the Valley View staff in January of 2010. She and her husband Jason have two children, MacKenzie and James Robert. Amy has a bachelor’s degree in management from the University of Montevallo. Here at Valley View, Amy assists Bro. Billy with the deacon’s ministry and other ministry needs. She also works in all aspects of the worship ministry; choir, tech, praise team, etc.

  • Tina Smith

    Education Ministry Assistant

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    Tina joined the Valley View staff in November 2005. She and her husband Mike are from Mississippi and have one daughter, Madison. In her role at Valley View, Tina serves as an aid to the Education Ministry and our Adult Bible Study (ABS) Leaders. She also leads our Women's Ministry and coordinates women's Bible studies and events. Tina is also involved with assisting in organizing our security team and serves as our First Touch Team leader. Her favorite part of serving at Valley View is connecting with people and serving others. 

  • Jordan Joy

    Student Ministry Assistant

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    As a Tuscaloosa native, Jordan has called Valley View her home church her entire life. She joined the staff as the Student Ministry Assistant in August 2017. In this ministry, she serves with our Student Pastor to plan, organize and execute events and midweek services. Jordan began helping lead worship for student services as a high school student and now continues to serve and coordinate student worship team each week. She married her husband, Stephen, in July of 2017 and in their free time they enjoy spending time outside with their dog, Jenni. Her desire is to see students grow in knowledge of Christ and become leaders for His kingdom.

  • Lauren Isom

    Children's Ministry Assistant

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    Lauren was born and raised in Montgomery, AL. She attended and graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in Communicative Disorders and with a minor in Social Welfare. While she was in college, she began attending Valley View, where she met her husband, Trent and they have one son together, Cade. Lauren joined the our staff in the summer of 2018. As the Children’s Ministry Assistant, she prepares curriculum and activities needed for regular programming, while assisting in many other special projects and events. Lauren’s favorite part of serving at Valley View is connecting with children and watching them come to know the Lord and grow in their faith.

  • Madison Smith

    Front Desk Receptionist

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    Madison joined the Valley View staff in March 2020. She loves connecting with people and being the hands and feet of Jesus through missions. Madison also serves as a Youth Bible Study leader and as a photographer in our creative media ministry. She is currently working towards Associate degrees in science and nursing at Shelton State Community College and loves spending time outdoors.