Pastors & Staff

David Lewis


David is married to his wife Susie Lewis and has been serving Woodbine Baptist Church for 20 years now. David and Susie have 5 children and 8 grandchildren and one on the way. David and Susie are both longtime Northwest Florida resident. David served his country in the United States Air Force before surrendering to the call of ministry over 20 years ago. David completed his undergraduate studies at the Baptist College of Florida and later graduated with a Master of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. David takes the role of shepherding, teaching, and caring for his church as a lifetime calling and commitment to the Lord. He desires to see people become the person God has made them to be and to fulfill the ministry he calls them to do.

Matt Richards

Associate Pastor & Youth Minister

Matt is married to his wife Paige and joined the staff at Woodbine in May of 2018. Matt and Paige have two sons Nate and Mikey. Matt grew up in Florence, AL and moved down to the Panhandle area in 2001. Matt surrendered to call of ministry after graduating from The University of West Florida in 2013. Matt also completed his Masters in Christian Education from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in May 2020. Matt currently serves as our Associate Pastor of Youth & Education. He has a heart to see students develop and strengthen their faith in God and to live out their faith in every area of their life. Matt also has a heart for serving and doing ministry in the Pace/ Milton community and abroad. He enjoys taking students places to serve and providing them with opportunity to grow by putting their faith into action.  

Keith Wolfe

Worship Pastor

Keith grew up in the Cantonment area and has lived throughout the Panhandle for most of his life. He has served several churches during his time in the ministry from Chipley to Pace. Keith joined the staff in June of 2018. He has a background of worship leadership and completed his Bachelors Degree in Worship Leadership from the Baptist College of Florida. Keith has a passion for using peoples gifts to glorify God through music and praise. Keith has brought a new dynamic to WBC by writing and developing drama's and walk through experiences that share the Gospel with our community. Keith leads our praise band, choir, and youth praise band in the pursuit to glorify God with their talents.

Charity Faircloth 

Children's Minister

Charity and Jonathan have been married since 2004 and have been blessed with two wonderful children, Isabelle and Logan.  Jonathan and Charity both grew up in Pace, FL. Charity has attended Woodbine Baptist since May 2000. Charity has a degree in Elementary Education and taught second grade for several years before moving into service as the children’s director. Charity became the Children’s director in June 2014 and co-director in June 2019. She loves kids and is blessed to share the love of Jesus with them.

Taryn Kirkland

Children's Minister

Taryn is married to her husband Matthew and they have 4 children: McKenzie, Zoey, Emerson, & Caroline. Taryn & Matthew moved to Pace (Matthew’s hometown) in February 2013. They have attended Woodbine Baptist since. Taryn has volunteered in the Children’s department for many years & became the Children’s co-director in June 2019. She feels blessed to be able to connect with kids & their families & share with them the love of Jesus!