Our Leadership Team

Say hello to the leadership team at Keystone Baptist Church!

Meet Our Team

Say hello to the leadership team at Keystone Baptist Church.

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 teaches a Pastor's Class before our 11:00 A.M. worship service, 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.

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.

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.

Aidan Anderson - Worship Leader

Aidan is the Worship Leader for Keystone. A Marietta native, Aidan is a talented singer, songwriter, and harmonica player who co-founded the charity Aidan Cares when he was seven years old, which shares the joy of giving to all ages. He has also been a four-time TEDx Speaker in addition to many other accomplishments, including working with children in over 30 different countries. In his spare time, Aidan enjoys photography, traveling, being a foodie, and spending time with his dog, Jean Louise.

Jared Jones - Director of Operations

As Director of Operations, Jared oversees the operations of all ministries within the church. An alumnus of Kennesaw State University and graduate of Jacksonville Theological Seminary, Jared has over 20 years of leadership experience in church operations. In addition to his role as our Director of Operations, Jared also serves as a deacon and leads the Young Adults class. Jared 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. 

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, Charli!

Jonathan Smith - FCA Campus Coach/Outreach Intern

In his internship, Jonathan works with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) as the FCA Campus Coach for Allatoona High School as well as outreach. A graduate of Liberty University and a seminary student currently attending Moody Theological Seminary, Jonathan felt God's calling on his life to serve in the local church more than 10 years ago and has more than 2 years of leadership experience in church ministry. In addition to working in outreach and FCA, Jonathan also manages our website, Facebook page, and tech set-up for our children's ministry. Jonathan and his wife Miki have a daughter, Saki. He enjoys reading, writing, and blogging on Christian ministry and issues facing churches today.