Pastoral Staff


Derrick Ousley

Senior Pastor

Pastor Derrick was born in Alabama and believed upon the Lord Jesus Christ during a Vacation Bible School at his home church, First Baptist Church, Sylacauga. While pursuing a career in the physical sciences, Pastor Derrick received his call to ministry and moved to Louisville, KY, to attend Southern Seminary (M.Div., 2006). Before pastoring Kings, Pastor Derrick pastored a Southern Baptist church in Southwestern Indiana for 8 years. Pastor Derrick is married to Dawn, and they have 3 children.


What is your favorite Scripture? 

 "For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also." (Matthew 6:21)


What are some of your favorite books? 

9 Marks of Healthy Church, by Mark Dever

The Nero Wolfe mystery series by Rex Stout

The Trellis and the Vine, by Marshall and Payne  The Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God, by D.A. Carson


What are some of your favorite hobbies? 

Running, biking, reading, and watching the Florida Gators

Jarrad Mattingly

Worship Pastor

Pastor Jarrad grew up in Spencer County all of his life, and believed upon the Lord Jesus Christ under the discipleship of his great grandmother and the local church. Through using his musical abilities to serve a local church temporarily, Pastor Jarrad received his call to ministry and has served various local churches ever since. Before pastoring Kings, Pastor Jarrad served as the music minister at a sister church in the area for 6 years. Pastor Jarrad is married to Alexandrea, and attends the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.