Reidsville Baptist Church Leadership
Reidsville Baptist Church is blessed to have a leadership team who are truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will. Following are brief bio's of our leadership team and their qualifications for ministry.
Ray Sullivan was called to serve as Reidsville Baptist Church's Senior Pastor in 2017. Prior to that, he served as Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church in Cordele, Georgia.
Pastor Ray has pastored churches in Florida, Kentucky, Indiana, and Georgia. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia in 1992. He received his Master of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky in 1996. Pastor Ray has further graduate studies at Southern Seminary and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Ray is married to Stephanie Granger Sullivan. Stephanie teaches third grade at Reidsville Elementary. They have two sons, Collin and Granger, who both attend Georgia Southern University.
Ray enjoys hunting and salt-water fishing. He loves Georgia Southern and Florida football.
Chuck Jonas has been on staff at Reidsville Baptist Church since 2007. He served as Pastor of Students and Worship and in 2017 began serving as Associate Pastor/Worship.
Pastor Chuck is a graduate of Covington Theological Seminary in Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. He earned a Bachelor in Ministry in 2000, a Masters in Religious Education in 2011, and a Doctor of Ministry in 2017. Chuck is also active with the Georgia Baptist Mission Board, having led Sunday school training, VBS training, and serving with IMPACT Student Camp. Chuck is also a member of the Sons of Jubal.
Chuck is married to Lanie Jonas. Lanie is Head of Human Resources at Southeastern Technical College in Vidalia, Ga. They have two children. A daughter, Rachel, who is a freshman at Tattnall County High School and a son, James Williamsen, who lives in Lincoln Nebraska with his wife Jenn and their 2 children Jayden and Jasen.
Chuck enjoys spending time with his family, sports, and is an avid Star Wars fan.