Brian O’Day

Brian lives in Jacksonville with his wife, Kelli, and four children Danielle, Kristlyn, Trey, and Nate. Brian served for nearly 10 years as an active duty Marine that included deployments to fifteen countries including Iraq and Afghanistan. While stationed in Quantico, VA in 2010 and attending Pillar Church in Dumfries, VA, Brian was called to […]

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Jonathan Davis

Jonathan (JD) lives in Jacksonville, NC with his wife, Jennifer, and five kids Cody, Keegan, Kale, Chloe, and Kinsley. JD has been a leader in the Pillar network since it began in 2005. The Davis family have had the privilege of being a part of five church plants since that time, three of them from […]

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Steven Whitfield

Steven is originally from Picayune, MS, and now lives in Jacksonville, NC with his wife Amy and their four children. He is an active duty Marine Corps helicopter pilot. Steven began leading worship in high school and has continued to do so in several churches since then. He is a lay elder at Pillar Church […]

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Joshua Brown

Joshua lives in Richlands, NC with his wife, Brittany, and their three children, Tatum, Elyssa, and Titus. He is currently serving as an active duty Marine on Camp Lejeune. While stationed in California in 2004, Joshua was saved and his Christian journey began. He has been stationed in many locations, always plugging in and leading […]

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Johnny Griffith

Johnny moved to Jacksonville in June 2014 with his wife, Robbin, and his two children Pacey and Thad. Johnny was an active duty Marine from February 1994 until December 1999 when he was medically retired. Since his military service he has served as a youth director, associate/youth pastor and senior pastor. He has also completed […]

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Jonathan Ransom

Jon lives in Okinawa, Japan with his wife, Linnea, and his daughter Emma. Jon served as an active duty Marine from 1998-2003 including deployments to Japan and Saudi Arabia. After supporting the initial invasion of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, Jon separated from the Marine Corps and moved to New York where he attended Bible College and […]

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Clayton and Corrie Scott

Clayton and Corrie live in Jacksonville with their three children, Eli, Thea, and Calvin. Clayton is an active duty Marine, and Corrie is a full time homemaker. Clayton grew up in several states on the east coast, while Corrie was an Army brat and moved 13 times before high school....

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Scott and Katie Groves

Scott and Katie, originally from Lititz, PA, are currently living in Jacksonville, NC with their two children Jaxson and McKenna. Scott is active duty in the Marine Corps and Katie is a stay at home Mom. As military life brings a variety of challenges, the Lord has given them a...

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Andrew and Carrie Brown

Andrew and Carrie live in Jacksonville with their children Julia and Joshua. Andrew has been in the Marine Corps since 2005. Carrie is a full-time homemaker and stay-at-Home mommy. Since the beginning of their relationship, Andrew and Carrie have been serving in children’s and youth ministries in various churches throughout...

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Levi and Melissa Hoffman

Levi and Melissa live in Jacksonville with their four children Johnathan, Kylie, Abigail, and William. Levi and Melissa both joined the Army in 2005 where God brought them together. Melissa served six years while Levi is currently active duty. During their time in the Army, they have both traveled to...

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