Pastor Bruce & Anita Terry

Senior Pastor

Finance & Missions

Born and raised in Ohio, Pastor Bruce Terry has lived in the south for over 30 years. He graduated from Liberty Bible College in Pensacola, Florida in 1984 at which time Bro. Bill Stamp called him to serve as Youth Pastor at Liberty. He ministered for seven years as Youth Pastor during which time he earned his Master of Biblical Counseling Degree from Birmingham Theological Seminary. After serving as Youth Pastor, he assumed the responsibilities as Outreach Pastor and served in this capacity until March 1996 when he assumed the Senior Pastorate. Pastor Bruce holds a Master of Divinity from Christian Life School of Theology. He also serves on the Liberty Fellowship Presbytery.

Anita is also a graduate of Liberty Bible College.  She married Pastor Bruce in 1985 while he was serving as Liberty's Youth Pastor.  Anita is an immensely strong and faithful supporter and co-laborer in their ministry. They share four children together:  Katie Grace, Jonah, Natalie and Alexander. 

Liberty's Staff

But he who is greatest among you shall be your servant.

Matthew 23:11

  • Lisa Moore

    Care and Follow-up Minister

    Ms. Lisa is a graduate of Liberty Bible College in Pensacola, FL. Before coming on staff at Liberty in 2004, she worked with children in day cares and preschools for 18 years. Ms Lisa is a mighty woman of God who has spent the past 15 years helping Liberty's children become lifelong, committed followers of Jesus Christ as our Children's Minister. She has transitioned now to providing care for Liberty's guests and partners. 

  • Jeff Allison

    Youth Pastor and Volunteer Administrator

    Jeff is a graduate of Morehead State University and Christian Life School of Theology. He has a degree in Communication and Theology. He met his wife, Allison (Maughan) at Liberty. Together they have diligently ministered for twenty years to the Liberty Youth, helping many to come to know Christ and His love. They share three children: Zach, Jordan, and Justin. Jeff also provides leadership to those volunteering on Liberty's service teams. 

Liberty's Elders

Let the elders who rule well be counted worthy of double honor, 

especially those who labor in the word and doctrine.

1 Timothy 5:17

  • Emmanuel Chekwa

    Dr. Emmanuel is the Dean and Vice President of Academic Affairs at  Miles College. He and his wife, Alice, have attended Liberty over 25 years. Every Tuesday night he teaches a church Bible study and ministers through BeStrong Associates, providing counseling for individuals and families. Alice is actively involved in the Aglow Women’s Ministry and plays a vital role in her husband's ministry. They share two grown children:  Tobenna and Amara.

  • Mark Fowler

    Mark and his wife, Gemma, have attended Liberty Church since 1983 and served in positions  as  elder, small group leaders, teachers, and greeters. Both have been a tremendous blessing to our body.  They share five grown children:  John Mark, Maria, Elizabeth, Joseph and Emily.    

  • Joe blankson

    Dr. Joe serves as an elder. He and his wife, Dr. Mary Blankson have attended Liberty for over 30 years.  Through their connections with the medical and international community in Birmingham, many people have come to know the Lord and even started attending Liberty as a result of their influence. They have a significant role and are being used in areas of counseling and marriage ministry. Joe and Mary share 3 grown children:  Nana, Bobo & Mimi .

  • Doug Marshall

    Doug currently serves as an elder and has been actively involved in evangelism and hospital visitation throughout the years. His wife, Christy (Scott) Marshall, met while attending Liberty Bible College in Pensacola.  Christy’s parents, Carl and Katy Scott, were one of the founding families of Liberty.  Doug and Christy’s roots run very deep in Liberty Church. They share three grown children:  Adrienne, Deanna and Eric.

Liberty's Deacons

But he who is greatest among you shall be your servant.

Matthew 23:11

  • Ron Pinkerton

    Ron and his wife, Leanne, have attended Liberty for many years.  Leanne’s father, Brother Bill Stamp, served as Senior Pastor at Liberty from 1979 to 1996.  Ron and Leanne have served as small group leaders as well as been involved in many ministries through the years.  They share four grown children:  Andrew,  Chase and Lara (triplets), and Torie.

  • Ken Murphy

    Ken and his wife, Roseanne, have attended Liberty for forty years and has served as deacon, teacher, and small group leader faithfully.  His knowledge as an engineer has been a tremendous asset in the facility construction and management of Liberty. Ken's wife, Rosanne, is a prayer warrior and is a great support and a companion for Ken.  They share two grown children:  David and Michael.

  • Scott Bruner

    Scott  and his wife, Suzie, have attended Liberty since the early 1990’s and served on the Worship Team, Children’s Church, Drama Team and Media Ministry faithfully throughout the years.  The Bruner’s share four grown children:  Whitney, Will, Josh, and Allie.