Leadership

Titus 1:5-9This is why I left you in Crete, so that you might put what remained into order, and appoint elders in every town as I directed you—if anyone is above reproach, the husband of one wife, and his children are believers and not open to the charge of debauchery or insubordination. For an overseer, as God's steward, must be above reproach. He must not be arrogant or quick-tempered or a drunkard or violent or greedy for gain, but hospitable, a lover of good, self-controlled, upright, holy, and disciplined. He must hold firm to the trustworthy word as taught, so that he may be able to give instruction in sound doctrine and also to rebuke those who contradict it.


In accordance with the Pastoral Epistles and other important church governance passages from Scripture, Downtown Baptist is an elder-led church. We are a new church plant in earnest prayer for the Lord to raise up godly men and women to lead and disciple the next generation of church leaders and missionaries.

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Senior Pastor/Elder

Greg Ballard, age 49, is currently serving as Pastor and elder for Downtown Baptist Church. Greg has been in the Gospel ministry since 2010 and has served as a church pastor/elder since 2012. Greg is also the founder and director of the gospel outreach organization, WayWord Ministres, along with his wife.

Greg's ministry focus includes: local gospel evangelism, personal discipleship, church planting, and expositional preaching. Greg serves Downtown Baptist Church full-time but in a bi-vocational role performing technology and computer programming work on a contract basis as necessary.

Greg has been married to his wife Toni since 1989 and they have two adult children, Nicole and Brion.

Prior to his conversion and calling into the ministry, Greg had been self-employed in various businesses across multiple industries including: architecture, technology, finance, and retail.

Greg Ballard, Pastor/Elder