Leadership Team

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.


SCOTT, BILL; (Staff)4Dr. Bill Scott, Senior Pastor

Email: pastorbill@columbiabaptist.com

Dr. Bill Scott is our lead pastor and serves as the primary spiritual leader for the congregation.  He prepares and delivers sermons each week along with directing all the discipleship functions of the church.  He also provides counseling services as well as general guidance and direction for the whole church.  Bro. Bill has a Doctorate of Ministry from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary and a Masters of Divinity from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  He is originally from Corbin, KY and is married to the lovely Wilma Scott and has two adult children, Tim and Cindy.




Aaron LaBarge, Children’s Minister

Email: childrenspastor@columbiabaptist.com
Aaron’s main responsibility is reaching children with the Gospel of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  He is excited for the opportunity to spiritual mentor and grow the children in our community.  He is married to the lovely Jenny and has three boys: Robert, Evan, and Keller.

Administrative Staff

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William Sandell, Church Administrator

Email: churchoffice@columbiabaptist.com

William works in the office during the week and handles all the day to day operations of the church.  He is married to the lovely Ami Sandell and they have one son, Judah.