Church Staff

Ministerial Staff

Frank Bowling

Senior Pastor

Gene Kim

College/Missions Pastor

Cleve Mallory

Student Pastor

Ty Logan

Children's Pastor

Brian Clements

Director of Administration & Senior Adult Ministries

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Mickey Ballard

Music Pastor

Support Staff

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Karen Bush

Office Manager
Ministry Assistant

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Mary Ann Plemons

Pastoral Care Ministry Assistant

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Emily Christianson

Children's Ministry Assistant

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Sharron Gjesvold

Financial Ministry Assistant

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Cindy Pitts

Music Ministry Assistant

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"Peaches" Barnett


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Joe Clements

Building Superintendent

Frank Bowling

Senior Pastor

Frank Bowling came to Eastmont as the Senior Pastor in December of 2020. He has more than 20 years of ministerial experience including 14 years as senior pastor at a sister church in Tennessee.

Frank received his undergraduate degree from Middle Tennessee State University and has completed his Master of Divinity with Biblical Languages from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  He is currently pursuing his Doctorate of Ministry with a concentration in Evangelism and Missions from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Frank and his wife, Gina, have three children, Emma, Eliza, and Joseph.

Gene Kim

College & Missions Pastor

Gene was born and raised in Georgia. He holds a Bachelors from William and Mary in Religion and Master of Divinity from Beeson Divinity School. He entered the ministry in 2007. Before coming to Eastmont in 2013, Gene previously served at First Baptist Chalkville in Birmingham, Al. Gene and his wife Melissa married in 2007 and have 3 children. Gene’s passion is to see college students embrace the calling God’s placed upon their lives in proclaiming the Gospel to the ends of the earth. Outside of his time at church, he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and all things Georgia.

Cleve Mallory

Student Pastor

Cleve was raised in Prattville, Alabama. He holds a B.A. in Speech Communication from Troy University and a Master of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He entered the ministry in 2004 while attending college in Troy. Before joining Eastmont in 2016, he served as a student pastor and music minister in Chilton County. Cleve and his wife, Jenny, were married in 2009. They have two sons, Jackson (2012) and Davis (2015). Cleve has a passion for teaching the Word of God with relevancy in order to encourage individuals to know Christ and find their place in Christ’s church. Cleve is a fan of Alabama football and Braves baseball. He also loves to play golf when he can!

Ty Logan

Children's Minister

Ty is currently a student at Southwestern BaptistTheological Seminary studying Christian Ministry and is on track to graduate in the spring of 2022. As a freshman in college, he felt the Lord call him to children’s ministry. Ty has a heart for sharing the gospel with children and helping them form a biblical worldview.

His ministry experience includes:

  • Camp Pastor at CentriKid Camps, Pulaski, MS
  • Children’s Ministry Associate at Prince Avenue Baptist Church, Bogart, GA
  • Children’s Ministry Intern at Prince Avenue Baptist Church, Bogart, GA

Billy Dickey

Discipleship & Senior Adult Pastor

Billy was raised in Montgomery, Alabama and is a graduate of Troy State University. He entered the ministry in 2007 after retiring from Steris Corp. where was a machinist for 26+ years. Billy and his wife, Debbie, have 3 children and 8 grandchildren. Billy desires that regardless of the season of life any adult is in, for them to find the plan and a purpose that God has for them to help their community to see and feel the love that Christ has for us. Outside of his work at the church, you’ll find Billy fishing or working on old cars.