Senior Pastor - Stephen Deason


Stephen and his wife, Ginny, and their son, Landon, came to Joy Baptist church in February 2017.  He has BA in Humanities at The Collage at Southwestern and he has an Advanced Master of Arts in Christian Education at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Stephen has a great passion for reaching  people through preaching and discipleship. He is leading the church by example in order to see lives transformed through the Gospel of Christ.

Stephen gave his life to Christ when he was 5 years old. One Sunday morning the Holy Spirit convicted him of his sin and he gave his life to . His life was forever changed. When he was in 7th grade he went to a youth camp and felt the call to vocational ministry. He finally surrendered to that call in 10th grade and has been following that call ever since then.