Our Leadership Team

Terry Nelson - Lead Pastor

As both Founding Pastor and Lead Pastor of Keystone, Pastor Terry has more than 40 years of leadership experience in the local church. As a graduate of Mercer University and having earned two Master's degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, he believes in proper interpretation of Scripture in its original languages (Greek, Hebrew, and Aramaic), cultural context, and how it applies to the modern world. In addition to leading the church and preaching on Sunday mornings, he also leads a 9:30 AM Connect Group, which allows for a more intimate and deep discussion of Scripture in light of modern events. Pastor Terry and his wife, Laurie, are the proud parents of their adult children, Stephen & Meredith. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time out on the lake, is an avid golfer, and stays active in his local gym.

Jared Jones - Executive Pastor

As Executive Pastor, Pastor Jared oversees the operations of all ministries within the church. Currently a Liberty University student, Pastor Jared has over 20 years of leadership experience in church operations. Pastor Jared also leads the Young Adults Connect Group. He and his wife, Jamie, are the proud parents of three daughters: Berkleigh, Jocelyn, and Madison. He enjoys supporting his daughters' numerous extra-curricular activities, traveling with Jamie, and rooting for our hometown champions, the Atlanta Braves. 

Rebecca Rakestraw - Next Generation Minister

Rebecca is the Next Generation Minister for Keystone and works with children from birth through high school. A Smyrna native and graduate of both Georgia Southern and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Rebecca has over 30 years of experiencing leading children, students, adult singles, and recreational ministries alongside 20 years of leadership for the the Georgia Baptist Mission Board as a VBS Conference Leader. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with family and friends, going to the lake and St. Simon's Island, Braves games, and long walks with her King Charles Cavalier dog, Henry.

Tiffany McQueen - Administrator

Tiffany is the administrator for Keystone. A Georgia Tech graduate, she has 18 years of experience leading in the local church, having led previously both the children's and preschool ministries. Tiffany and her husband Eric have two children, Brody and Brooke, along with a dog named Riggs. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, jogging, going to the beach, and supporting her children's sports.

Sheila Hogle - Director of Outreach and Events

Sheila serves as our Director of Outreach and Events where she coordinates the church's service to our local community and the church's fellowship events. She has over 10 years of leadership experience in the church in planning and leading events. Sheila has two sons and enjoys spending time with her family, sewing, decorating, being outdoors, and music.

Jamie Jones - Director of First Impressions

Jamie serves as the Director of First Impressions. A graduate of Kennesaw State University, she has lived in Acworth her entire life and has been a faithful member and servant leader at Keystone since 2015. In addition to serving as the Director of First Impressions, Jamie also leads the Young Adults Bible Study Class with her husband, Jared, and is a gifted administrator with a passion for reaching and connecting with others. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling with her husband, watching the Atlanta Braves, and spending as much time as possible with their three girls, Berkleigh, Jocelyn, and Madison, and the family dog, Coco!

Jim McQueen - Facilties Director

Jim has served as the Facilities Director here at Keystone since 2011. He is responsible for the general oversight of the campus building and grounds and maintains the facilities accordingly. He's even earned the title "Mr. Fix It" by Pastor Terry! A proud Navy veteran with 6 years of service, Jim loves God, family, and country along with his church. He is married to his loving wife, Judy, and enjoys spending time with his family, four grandchildren, and two "granddogs."

David Johnston - Production and A/V Director

David has served as Keystone’s A/V engineer and head of A/V since 2008. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Audio Production from the Art Institute of Atlanta and has been a part of the event production, studio, and audio post-production field for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Rachel, and exploring the art of outdoor cooking.