Our Staff

Meet Our Ministry Team

Dr. John Bryan

Intentional Interim Pastor

John joined our staff in March 2020. He has served multiple churches across Georgia and is a resident of Appling. His experience in interim settings has allowed him to prepare many churches for God’s next step.
He and his wife, Clare, are blessed to have three grown sons and five sweet granddaughters. 

scott johnson

Director of Student Ministries

Scott has been serving as Director of Student Ministry since April 2016.  Scott desires to see people follow and fall in love with Jesus.  Scott oversees our youth ministry and works along side our children's ministry. Scott and his wife Adrianne were married in June 2015.

judy ramsey

Ministry Assistant/Communications Director

Judy began her current ministry at Hillcrest in 2018.  Formerly, she had served at Hillcrest as organist.  Prior to beginning her work here, she served as a Church Communications Specialist for the South Carolina Baptist Convention in Columbia, SC.  She has also served at First Baptist Church Augusta as a Music Assistant for Children and as Church Webmaster/Receptionist.  Judy has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science with an emphasis in Internet Management from Limestone College.  She is a member of First Baptist Church Augusta where she is active in the Music Ministry; she is also a member of the Baptist Communicators Association with members across the United States.

David keel

Bookkeeper

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