Brooks Haddock, lead pastor
Brooks was born in Brunswick, Georgia but was raised in Alma, Georgia. God saved him at the age of 8. Jesus called Brooks to preach the gospel when he was sophomore in college. Brooks completed high school and then went on to Georgia Southwestern State University on an athletic scholarship to play golf. After two years, God called him to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies at Brewton-Parker College, which he completed in December 2008. Also in May 2007, Brooks was blessed to be able to marry Allison, his high school sweetheart and girlfriend of 5 years. While serving as a Pastoral Intern at his home church, First Baptist Alma, Brooks went on to pursue a Master of Arts at Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. He earned a specialization in Evangelism and Church Planting. Brooks and Allison have two daughters, Sophie and Piper. He is faithfully living on mission in Alma as lead pastor and planter of New City.
Byron Wilkes, worship pastor
Pastor Byron has been a worship pastor for the past 15 years and came to New City in February of 2014. He graduated from Lee University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Music Education degree and has taken graduate courses in Church Music. He has a passion for gospel-centered worship and desires to see followers of Jesus grow in their relationships with him and the lost receive his saving grace. Pastor Byron is joyfully married to his best friend, Ruthie. They have two daughters, Storm, who is a recent graduate of Bacon County High School and Lily, who is four.