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Meet Our Staff


Rickey Whitley

Senior Pastor


​Bro. Rickey is our Senior Pastor and is a graduate of Tennessee Temple University with a Master’s in Ministry Degree. He is our Pastor at Pineland Baptist Church and is beginning his seventh year with us. Previously Brother Rickey served as Associate/Evangelism & Youth Pastor at Pine Grove Baptist Church in Trenton, Florida for twelve years. He has two children Malorie and Samuel. We are excited to have Brother Rickey as part of our staff at Pineland Baptist Church.


Vernon Jackson Jr. 

Part-Time - Youth Pastor


Vernon joined the staff at Pineland Baptist Church in 2012 as our Student Pastor. He grew up in Thomasville and has invested his life serving his hometown.  Vernon has a heart and passion for students, and a desire to see students know Jesus as their personal Lord and Savior. Vernon and his wife Patti graduated from Central High school and were married in 2000. They have One daughter Abbey, and one son Brandon. 

We are excited about what God is going to do in our youth ministry. 

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