• Bert daniel

    LEAD PASTOR, ELDER

    Bert has served as Lead Pastor at Berea since 2002, and became pastor at Crawford Avenue through the merger process. He and his wife Nikki have two sons, Noah and Isaiah, and one daughter, Tatom. Bert has a bachelor’s degree from Columbia International University and a Master of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He enjoys spending time with his family, reading, working out, and watching Georgia Tech football. 

  • JOHN ROSS

    ASSISTANT PASTOR, ELDER

    John came on staff at Berea in 2011, and continued his role as assistant pastor at Crawford Avenue through the merger process. He and his wife Brooke have four daughters: Eva, Zoe, Scarlet and Pax. John has a BA from the University of Kentucky and a Master of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He loves spending time with his family, reading, playing & listening to music, and geeking out about coffee.

  • KEVIN BRIGGINS

    ELDER

    Kevin and his wife, Shulonda, first came to Berea in 2014 and Kevin began serving as an elder at Crawford in 2017.  They have three beautiful girls, Karis and Kinley, and baby Khloe. Kevin currently serves as a master sergeant in the Alabama Air National Guard and is an avid Alabama fan. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family, studying theology, Christian community development, and the work of Christian unity in race relations. 

  • don pezzatta

    ELDER

    Don and his wife Vannessa joined Berea in 2011, and are now members at Crawford Avenue through the merger process. They have two children, Sam and Victoria (Tori). Upon retiring from the Army in 2014 after 21 years of service, their family decided to put down roots in Augusta. Don enjoys reading, studying, pizza night with the family, and he throws down a mean Texas style brisket BBQ!


  • CHAD TROLLINGER

    ELDER

    Chad and his wife, Amanda, joined Berea in 2006, and are now members at Crawford Avenue through the merger process. They have two children, Aubrey and Brooks. In addition to spending time with his family, Chad enjoys reading theology, likes to participate in just about any sport (even skydiving), and he loves his wife's cooking. 


  • GARY ATWELL

    DEACON

    Gary and his wife, Rachel, became members at Berea in January 2014 and joined CABC with the merger. Both are originally from Georgia and were married in July 2013. Gary has a History degree from Valdosta State University and is pursuing a Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Gary currently works as a production supervisor and enjoys outdoor activities, sports, and movies.


  • GARrett black

    DEACON

    Garrett and his wife, Heather, joined Berea in 2014, and are now members at Crawford Avenue through the merger process. Garrett has a degree in History and is pursuing a Masters degree in Christian Apologetics from Luther Rice University. He enjoys spending time with his wife, studying, playing disc golf, serving at the Augusta Rescue Mission, and Florida Gator football.


  • SHAWN BOHANAN

    DEACON

    Shawn and his wife, Jaclyn, became members at Berea in 2013 and joined CABC with the merger. They have two sons, Charlie and Crosby, and a daughter, Jovie. Shawn has a Masters in Applied Behavior Analysis from Auburn and now works primarily with children with Autism. He enjoys spending time with family, boating at Clark’s Hill, playing disc golf, home improvement projects, and hosting home groups.


  • BOBBY BROWN

    DEACON

    Bobby and his wife, Julia, joined Berea in 2009 and joined CABC with the merger. They have a son, Justin, and a daughter, McKenzie. Bobby has been employed at Savannah River Site since 1989. He enjoys golfing and working out at the Y. He is also an avid Bulldog and Braves fan.



  • dwight burch

    DEACON

    Dwight and his wife, LaVerne have lived in Augusta for all of their lives except for a two year assignment from the Army.  He began attending CABC as a child, and later returned in the early 1980's.  Dwight enjoys visiting his 3 children and 5 grandchildren, watching the Atlanta Braves, and Fox News.



  • ROBBIE LESTER

    DEACON

    Robbie and his wife Ashlyn joined Berea in May 2014 and joined CABC with the merger. They have two daughters, Abby and Carly. Robbie has a Master degree in Business Administration from Augusta State University. He enjoys spending time with his family, reading, playing sports, & watching sports. His favorite pastime is watching the UGA Bulldogs routinely destroy the GA Tech Yellow Jackets.


  • butch lord

    DEACON

    Butch first visited CABC with his parents when he was just 9 weeks old. He and his wife, Carla were married in 2011 and together have 2 sons and 2 daughters, and 5 grandchildren. Butch retired after serving the Augusta and SRS Fire Department and now works for Augusta University. Butch loves serving at CABC and enjoys playing golf in his free time.


  • Ross McDaniel

    DEACON

    Ross joined Berea with his wife, Brittany, in 2013 and are now members at Crawford through the merger process. They have one son on the way, Max, two cats, and a dog named Marley. Ross has a passion for community and urban development, and he and his wife love the Oklahoma City Thunder and anything basketball related!


  • RACHEL ATWELL

    ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

    Rachel and her husband Gary moved to the Augusta area in late 2013 and became members of Berea in January 2014, and Crawford Avenue upon the merger. In April 2014, she joined the staff. Rachel graduated from Georgia College with a BA in Mass Communication, Public Relations, and in her extra time she loves to host friends and family for dinner and game nights, read DIY blogs, and cross off projects on their fixer upper to-do list.

  • BRIAN BERL

    PASTORAL ASSISTANT

    Brian and his wife, Sydney, joined Berea in 2013 and are now members at CABC through the merger. After graduating from physical therapy school, Brian came on staff at Crawford Avenue in 2016 after feeling called to full-time ministry. He is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and plans to plant a church in the coming years. He enjoys playing any sport and cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs.

  • JAN BOURDO

    ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

    Jan and her husband, Tim, have been members of Berea since 2013 and became members of Crawford Avenue upon the merger. Jan joined the staff of Crawford Avenue in early 2016. Tim and Jan have 3 grown children, Allie, Tyler and Tori. Jan loves art and design, and in her spare time if she is not doing one of those, she is probably on Netflix watching Sherlock or any British show she can find.


  • DOTTIE STORY

    CHILDREN'S MINISTRY DIRECTOR

    Dottie and her husband, Stephen, were members at Berea from 2004 until moving away from the area in 2011. Dottie joined the staff of CABC in 2017 when she and her family moved back to Augusta. She has a BA from Columbia International University and a M.Ed. from Augusta State University. She is a mom to three children and is passionate about adoption, the gospel, and running. 


  • CLARK DICKSON

    MAINTENANCE COORDINATOR, PASTORAL INTERN

    Clark has been a member since 2014 and joined the staff in summer 2017. Previously, he worked as a property manager and cabinetry installer before transitioning to a full-time student at Southern Seminary and part-time Maintenance Coordinator. In addition to serving in the church, he enjoys reading, hosting, and going on walks with his wife, Meredith.


  • evan ansley

    PASTORAL INTERN







  • Anthony Prichard

    PASTORAL INTERN







  • DANTE STEWART

    PASTORAL INTERN