TLBA Staff & Officers

Associational Missionary

Rev. Wayne Ivey

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At the Annual Meeting of Tuskegee Lee Baptist Association at Pepperell Baptist Church on October 18, 2022, Wayne Ivey was selected to be the Director of Missions (Associational Missionary).  He had served as interim since January, 2022. 

Wayne pastored for almost 40 years beginning while a student at Baptist College of Florida.  His first full-time church was Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Abbeville, AL (Judson Association).  From there he pastored Midway Baptist Church in Smiths Station, AL for 18 years (Russell Association).   After retiring from full-time he served at Northside Baptist in Opelika, AL (Tuskegee Lee Baptist Association).  

Wayne said he has always had an appreciation for the association and for the work done through the association.  He has been active in associational work wherever he served.  

Ministry Assistant

Jean Ivey

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Jean Ivey has served as Ministry Assistant since January 2013.  Jean also serves as the Clerk & Treasurer of the association.

She is married to retired pastor, Wayne Ivey.  They have two adult children.  Jean previously served Judson Baptist Association and Russell Baptist Association.  



Rev. Don Stephens

Don Stephens is retired.  


Rev. Jordan Hoge

Jordan Hoge is the pastor of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

Pastor Jordan began his pastorate at Pleasant Grove in August of 2021.

Jordan received his Master of Theological Studies (MTS) focused in Preaching and Pastoral Ministry from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2021, and a Bachelor of Science focused in Family Studies from the University of North Alabama in 2016.

Currently, Jordan is pursuing training for certification as a Biblical Counselor through the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC).


Finance Chairman

Dr. Rusty Sowell

Rusty is the pastor of Providence Baptist Church.