Meet Our Pastoral Team

Take a moment and get to know some of the leadership of Arran Lake Baptist Church.

Jeff Isenhour


Pastor Jeff has been the Lead Pastor at Arran Lake since 1989. Pastor Jeff recently announced that on June 1, 2025, he will step down as Lead Pastor of Arran Lake Baptist Church and recommended Pastor Andrew Clark become the next Lead Pastor. The church voted in favor of this recommendation on August 20, 2023. Pastor Jeff received a BA in Religion from UNC-Charlotte. He received a Masters and a Doctorate in Biblical Studies from Andersonville Seminary. He and his wife, Phyllis, have three children and five grandchildren.

Andrew Clark


Pastor Andrew is our Co-Pastor and has been on the pastoral team since 2018. He has previously served as Student Pastor, Discipleship Pastor, and most recently, Executive Pastor. On August 20, 2023, Arran Lake Baptist Church voted for Pastor Andrew to become our next lead pastor. This will go into effect no later than June 1, 2025 which is Pastor Jeff’s retirement date. Pastor Andrew received his Masters of Divinity in Preaching and Pastoral Ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) and is currently working on his Doctorate of Ministry in Christian Leadership at SEBTS. Andrew and his wife, Brittany, have one daughter.

Chris Dickerson

Teaching Pastor

Chris is our teaching pastor. He holds a Ph.D. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary He has served at Arran Lake since 2013. Chris and his wife, Stephanie, have four children.

Danny McDonald

Worship Pastor

Pastor Danny has served as Worship Pastor at Arran Lake since 2002. He received an Associate of Arts in 1983 from Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon, Georgia. He and his wife, Dawn, have two children.

Jamie Rich

Celebrate Recovery Pastor

Jamie is the CR Pastor at Arran Lake Baptist Church and has served alongside his wife, Amy, as the Celebrate Recovery Ministry Leaders since 2012. Jamie is on the national team of Broken Chains JC, and Amy is Team Lead State Rep in NC for Celebrate Recovery.  Jamie and Amy have two daughters.

Meet Our Ministry Directors

Brent Dickson

Media Director

Brent has been attending Arran Lake since 1995. He has served as our Media Director since 2013. Brent and his wife, Anna, have four children.