Meet the Staff
| The Pastor
The first of the many "Tim's" at Shiloh, Tim Patton is the one affectionately referred to as Tim 1. He loves to preach the Word of God and believes that his role as the Pastor is to help the family of Shiloh grow in their walk with the Lord and grow in their love of others. He is a graduate of Mississippi State University and has a Masters of Divinity and Masters of Theology from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He has been in ministry since 1990 as a Youth Minister and Pastor and came to Shiloh in January 2011. Like all good preachers he married "up" when met and married Angela and together they have four children: Haylee, Hannah, Jonathan, and Rebecca. Tim's hobbies include...who are we kidding? He has four kids, he has no hobbies! He can usually be found playing on his iPad, reading, or watching a good movie.
| Associate Pastor
Tim Brigham (also known as Tim 2) serves as our Associate Pastor/ Minister of Education. His passion is to help every member be connected to a small group and equipped to carry out God’s purpose in their lives. Tim earned his Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies from The Baptist College of Florida in Graceville, Florida; and his Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary in Lynchburg, Virginia. Tim is married to the love of his life, Rayel who he met while attending college. They are parents of three energetic kids. In his spare time, Tim likes to spend time with his family which includes two dogs. He also enjoys participating in and watching sports.
| Financial Secretary
Deborah has lived in the Chipley area her entire life, graduating from Chipley High School in 1984. She has one daughter Ashlee and son-in-law Zeke. Deborah does not have grandchildren at this time, but she has two very special nephews, Carter and Brantley. She has been on staff at Shiloh Baptist Church since May of 2011, serving 2 years as Ministry Secretary before moving into the position of Financial Secretary. During her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, water sports, fishing, traveling and shopping.
| Ministry Secretary
Tonya was born and raised in St. Marys, GA and now calls Bonifay, FL, her home. She has been on staff at Shioloh Baptist since July 2013 having moved from Hilliard, FL, to the panhandle with her husband Rodney. Together they facilitate a Sunday Morning Bible Study class as well as oversee a ministry whereby they minister to those in ministry leadership. They have 4 children; Shannon, Brooks, Brandon, and Brittany and are grandparents to 4 wonderful grandchildren. She enjoys being with family, reading, camping, water activities, and laughing with friends.
One of Tonya’s favorite scriptures that has impacted her life is Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”
| Director of Music Ministries Pastor
Joe Odum (Not known as Tim 3) serves as our Director of Music Ministries. His passion is to provide a total worship environment through a flexible music experience involving the entire church. Joe earned his Bachelor of Arts in Church Music from The Baptist College of Florida in Graceville, Florida; and his Master of Arts in Christian Education from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. Joe is married to his childhood sweetheart, Leila. They have been married over 43 years and have two married children and six grandchildren. Joe and Leila spent over 22 years serving in the Air Force. In his spare time (spare what?), Joe likes to spend time looking at two miniature llamas out his front windows and spending time with his family which includes one cat, Elsie. He also enjoys not having to participate in any rigorous sport.