Ben Liles

Lead Pastor
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Dr. Ben Liles, DMIN, has been married to his wife, Brenda, since 2000 and they have three children Mackenzie 16, Cadence 14, and Gracen, 9. He believes that his family is the greatest thing God has given him, and he spends most of his time with them. Ben loves all things ocean including fishing, snorkeling, boating, and just sitting on the beach. He is also a diehard Kentucky Wildcat and Green Bay Packer Fan.

Ben has been in full time ministry for 17 years after several years of running successful restaurants. During his time in ministry he has served as a youth pastor, college pastor, music minister, executive pastor and lead pastor. In 2009, after months of prayer and seeking God’s plan, Ben felt called to leave his position of executive pastor at Genesis Church in Tallahassee, FL and plant Baypointe Church. Ben’s main role at Baypointe Church is as the primary teaching pastor, staff development, visionary, and counselor.

Ben holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology from Southwest Bible College. He went on to get his Master’s Degree in Christian Counseling Psychology. After successfully defending his dissertation, Ben earned his Doctorate Of Ministry (with a dual emphasis in Organizational Leadership and Family Clinical Counseling) from Southwestern Seminary.

Steve and Tiffany Mooney

Baypointe Kids Director
Steve and Tiffany have been married since 2007, and have a8 year old son, Logan and 4 year old son, Camden. Steve has an Associates Degree in Graphic Design from the Pittsburgh Technical Institute and has been working in children’s ministry for over 13 years. He mentored under several Children’s Pastors and served on the leadership team for the children’s ministry at Genesis Church in Tallahassee. Steve also has his 40 hours credentials from the Department of Children and Families. He and Tiffany felt led to be a part of Baypointe Church, and moved here in July of 2011 to pursue that calling. Steve is now the Children’s Director here at Baypointe Church and serves as the lead elementary teacher and worship leader. He loves rocking out with these kids every week and is looking forward to seeing them grow in Christ!

Tiffany has been volunteering in children’s ministry for 13 years, including serving on the leadership team for the children’s ministry at Genesis Church in Tallahassee.  She has also been a preschool teacher for 10  years and is currently teaching 4 year olds at The Woodlawn Child Development Center. She has a BS Degree in Communication Disorders with minors in Child Development and Religion, along with a certification in developmental disabilities from Florida State University. She also has her 40 hours and Director’s Credentials from the Department of Children and Families. She and Steve felt led to Baypointe Church and made the move from Tallahassee in July of 2011 to be a part of the children’s ministry here. She is so excited and honored to lead the Baypointe Kids Ministry alongside her husband and can’t wait to see what God is going to do in the lives of the children and their families!