Our Staff


Rev. Billy D. Hanna . Senior Pastor

Pastor Billy D. Hanna has been at First Free Will Baptist Church since 1985. He and his wife, Beverly, have two children and four incredible grandchildren. Their family also includes two lovable dogs (miniature picadots).  Bro. Billy is a genuine shepherd.  He has a loving heart for his congregation. He is also a skilled communicator and excellent preacher/teacher. He enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family and friends. He earned his underraduate degree from Welch College and  his Masters Degree from Randall University.   


Rev. Mark Walker . Worship, Adult, & Associate Pastor

Mark has been on staff since 1998.  He earned his undergraduate degree from Welch College in Nashville, TN. in 1989, with a BS degree in Christian Education.  He has been serving full- time in the youth or music ministry in Free Will Baptist churches in AL, MS, and now GA since graduating.  After a long time serving as youth minister, Mark has been the music minister since 2009.  He and his wife Donna have four lovely daughters;  Taylor, Madison, Christian and Hayden.


Rev. Ti Barnhill . Student & Associate Pastor

Ti is a product of First FWB Church. Multiple generations of his family have been proud to call this church their home. Ti earned his Undergraduate degree from Welch College in 2003 with a BS degree in Youth Ministry and Bible. He continued his studies at Liberty University and in 2011 finished his graduate studies and recieved a MAR in Church Ministries. Ti has served the Lord faithfully in churches in TN, NC, and GA and is excited to be back home sharing God's love serving alongide his family and friends. Ti and his wife Beth, were married in 2002 and they have 3 beautiful daughters; Julia, Lily, and Gracie and a son named Henry.


Tisha Glover . Administrative Assistant

Tisha has grown up at First Free Will Baptist Church. She has been an assistant at the church since 1984. Her kind, gentle personality and pleasant voice makes her a perfect fit for her responsibilities. She and her husband Dillard are faithful members of FFWBC. They have two beautiful daughers, and one incredible grandson. 


Carolyn Griner . Administrative Assistant

Carolyn has been an administrative assistant at First Free Will Baptist Church since 1978. She is a skilled assistant, a "people person," and sees her position at the church as a ministry.  Her concern for people and the Church separates her from your typical assistant.  Carolyn is the one that everyone calls when they need to know something or get something done.  She and her husband, Sonny, are long time members of First Free Will Baptist Church. 


Sherry McLeod . Financial Assistant