Dr. David W. Dickerson
Dr. David W. Dickerson has served Peachtree Baptist Church as senior pastor since November of 1973. He holds four earned degrees, which include the Doctor of Ministry and Doctor of Education. He has served on the Board of Directors of Global Baptist Mission, Asheville, NC for thirty years.
He led Peachtree Baptist Church in the establishing of educational ministries, which include Peachtree Baptist Academy, Georgia Baptist College and Theological Seminary.
Pastor David, as he is affectionately called, preaches frequently in Conferences for Revival, Bible Conferences, and Missions Conferences throughout the eastern United States and many foreign countries. His love for foreign missions has opened many doors for him over seas. His most recent accomplishment has been in assisting the Mediterranean Baptist Mission with the establishing of the Middle East Baptist Seminary in Alexandria, Egypt. This ministry is an extension of Georgia Baptist College and Theological Seminary.
Pastor David has a great burden for revival and a return to our historical Baptist distinctives, the gospel of grace and God exalting music and worship in our churches. He has built the ministries of Peachtree Baptist Church upon solid Biblical truth by expository preaching of God’s Word.
Dr. Robert H. Lescelius
Dr. Robert H. Lescelius is a well-equipped and seasoned preacher and teacher of the Word of God.
He has been used in church planting and pastoring for most of his career in ministry. For nine years he served on the World Baptist Fellowship Missions Committee and ministered in Mexico, several South American countries, and in Scotland. Since co-founding the Maranatha Youth Ranch and Bible Conference in Worthington, Pennsylvania in 1965, he has served as trustee. From 1975 to the present, he has served as its director.
His gifts as teacher have been beneficial to students in Ohio at Howland Bible Institute and Massillon Baptist College. Since 1983, Dr. Lescelius has been the Vice President and professor at Georgia Baptist College and Seminary in Senoia, Georgia and holds five earned degrees, which include three doctorates in ministry, theology and philosophy.
Besides editing Grace Gazette, he has authored various articles published in leading periodicals and such books as The Spirit Directed Life, and Lordship Salvation: Some Crucial Questions and Answers.
Dr. Lescelius has served Peachtree Baptist Church as associate pastor since August of 1983. After his precious wife of 59 years, Dolly, passed away God led Mrs. Melda into His life and they were married in August of 2014.
Pastor J. Alan Gaddy
Pastor J. Alan Gaddy is a very able expositor of God’s Word. He has been engage in the pastoral and teaching ministry as associate pastor of Peachtree Baptist Church since 1997.
Pastor Alan is home grown! He not only graduated from Mt. Pisgah Christian School (presently Peachtree Baptist Academy) but he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Studies from Georgia Baptist College. Later he graduated from Pensacola Christian College having earned a Master of Science in Educational Administration. He has also done additional graduate studies at Georgia Baptist Theological Seminary.
Pastor Gaddy is married to the former Jamie Turner, who is also a Georgia Baptist College graduate. Jamie went on to earn her Master of Science in Elementary education from Bob Jones University. Pastor Alan and Jamie are involved in both classroom instruction and administration of Peachtree Baptist Academy and Georgia Baptist College.
The Gaddys and their six children are a great blessing to Peachtree Baptist Church.
Dr. Troy & Marlene Foster
Dr. Troy Foster, pastor emeritus of Peachtree Baptist Church, served as an associate pastor from June 1973-July 1997. He received his honorary doctorate from Georgia Baptist College for his outstanding pastoral service to Peachtree Baptist Church. His dear wife, Marlene, went home to be with the Lord recently. Pastor Troy and Mrs. Marlene will always be dearly loved by our church fellowship.