Leadership

Jason Durant

Lead Pastor

Jason Durant

Jason and Jamie moved to Troy in June of 2013 with their children, Paisley and Judson.  In coming to town to start Troy Church, Jason launched into one of his dreams, creating a church where people are taught the gospel while they find the freedom to be authentic regardless of where they stand in relation to Jesus.  You will find Jason to be a regular guy who also happens to love Jesus and be a pastor.  His loves include his family, investing in people, Alabama football, and Chicago Cubs baseball.  Jason holds an undergraduate degree in business marketing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a graduate degree in Christian leadership from Liberty Theological Seminary.

 

Eric Law

Elder

Eric Law

Eric Law, a Troy native, first became a believer at age 11 in a simple country church in Ansley, AL. After graduation from high school here in Troy he attended Troy University and began a more intimate spiritual journey with God. Eric returned to Troy in 2012 with a specific desire to serve the people of Pike County who served him for so long. As part of this service, Eric also had a deep desire to be a part of a church plant here in Troy, particularly a church plant where the focus is an authentic delivery of the scripture. Previously he participated in a church plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where the core beliefs he held regarding church and the gospel were challenged and refined. Currently he serves the community of Troy as a Family Medicine and Sports Medicine Physician, as a medical director for a local hospice and as father of two boys, Noble and Sam, and husband to Teresa Law. His deepest desire is to see lives transformed by the scripture and live a life that makes much of our Lord.

 

Jason Moring

Elder

Jason Moring

Jason was born and raised in Dothan AL. He came to know the Lord as a teenager. Jason has been working in the pharmacy industry since high school. Jason is currently working for McKesson Pharmaceuticals. In 2005 he married Mary Kate Moring. They moved to Troy in June of 2013 when she accepted an opportunity to practice at Family Eye Center. After meeting Jason Durant and hearing his desires to spread the gospel to Pike County by planting a church, Jason and his wife through prayer decided to be a part of the vision given to Jason Durant from the Lord. Since then they have committed to being a part of Troy Church. Jason strives to serve others in a way that honors God’s command to serve and love others and was appointed an elder in 2015. He loves to be outdoors be it on the water or in the woods. Since moving to Troy, he has enjoyed getting involved and going to Troy University sporting events.

 

Adam Carson

Elder

Adam Carson

Adam was raised in Dothan, AL where his family still resides. Upon graduating from Troy University in 2007, Adam married his wife Ashley and they were both called to Christ early in their marriage. In 2012 Adam and Ashley returned to Troy with their twin daughters Camryn and Claire (son Roman born in October 2015). They never dreamed they would be called to be a part of a church plant, but when searching for a new church home they fell right in line with the mission of Troy Church and its focus on intentional discipleship. Adam is humbled to serve with the elders and leaders of Troy Church who are dedicated to the truth of scripture that is lived out in love like Christ has shown us. When Adam has down time, he primarily enjoys spending time outdoors playing golf, hunting, fly fishing and recreational shooting.

 

Keri Flowers

Troy Kids

Keri Flowers

Keri is originally from Jack, AL and returned to Troy after living in Tuscaloosa. Upon moving back to Troy, she wanted to plug into a church where she could continue to grow and serve. Keri strongly believes in teaching children about Christ and starting the story of the gospel with them at a young age. She hopes to use her organizational skills and education background to further the ministry of Troy Church through Troy Kids. She is currently the High School Math Specialist at Troy AMSTI (Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative).

 

Blake & Amanda Wise

First Impressions Team

Blake & Amanda Wise

Blake and his wife, Amanda, both believe that serving is vital in the pursuit of holiness. Having a union with Christ for many years, they have now developed a better understanding of also having communion with Christ. One of the main reasons they joined Troy Church was because of the loving atmosphere that the members exhibited and have felt called to help spread that love by leading the First Impressions Team. Through hospitality and genuine fellowship, they believe that Jesus can transform hearts and create a radical change in Pike County. They have three children, Addison, Austin, and Arden. They are also graduates of Troy University.

 

Amy Lester

Missions & Events Coordinator

Amy Lester

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Amy grew up near Troy in a small country community where she came to know the Lord at a young age. It was not until later at a summer camp that she came to realize the call of the Lord to serve others. She now hopes to utilize her spiritual gifts of hospitality, mercy, and administration through the outreach projects of Troy Church. She has a heart to be the hands and feet of Jesus to the people of Troy, Alabama and the surrounding communities. She currently works as an Occupational Therapist at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Montgomery.

 

Ronald Pierce

Setup & Breakdown

Ronald Pierce

Ronald and his wife, Nicole, love to serve and are passionate about creating a safe church environment for all people. In efforts to ensure everything runs smoothly, Ronald’s strives to bring organization and consistency to Sunday Morning services. Ronald enjoys watching movies, playing golf, and fishing. His greatest aspiration is to serve others with a consistent level of faith, holding to the expectation that if we do our part to make much of Jesus, Christ will surely transform the lives of others eternally.

 

Mary Kate Moring

Connections Manager

Mary Kate Moring

Mary Kate is originally from Dothan, AL, home of the Peanut Festival. In June of 2013, her husband, Jason, and she moved to Troy to join The Family Eye Center as an optometrist. Mary Kate believes that we are called to do more than just “sit next to people” on Sunday morning. Instead, she stands behind the development of a welcoming, intimate community within the church.  Being greeted at a new church can make a difference in someone’s perception of the church they’re checking out. Mary Kate brings her talents in hospitality to the First Impression Team, and her goals are aligned to the heart of Troy Church’s effort to show “real love for real people.” Mary Kate enjoys do-it-yourself projects, fishing, water sports, snorkeling, and swimming.

 

Jared McLendon

Media & Communications

Jared

Jared grew up in Troy and has lived here almost his whole life. Shortly after marrying his wife, Dawn, they moved to Pike Road for four years where they were exposed to Inner City Evangelism. Upon moving back to Troy, he hoped to be able to partner with a church that was reaching out to areas that need to hear about Jesus. As leader of the Media & Communications team, Jared strives to not only keep people informed of the Troy Church’s activites and events, but exploring ways of communicating God’s love for all people in fulfillment of the Great Commission. In his spare time, Jared enjoys running, movies, and singing. Jared is a graduate of Charles Henderson High School and Troy University. He is currently the IT Officer at The First National Bank of Brundidge.

 

Jessica Holton

Administrative Coordinator

Jessica

Jessica moved from Niceville, Florida to Troy in August 2014 to attend Troy University to study Elementary Education. In the last year; Jessica has attended Troy church on a regular basis and became heavily involved in serving our Children’s ministry and attending a small group. Jessica is passionate about Troy Church’s vision to be outwardly-focused and to intentionally reach the community with the love of Jesus. She uses her gifts of communication, administration, and organization to serve the church as the administrative assistant by managing logistics and assisting the pastoral staff. In her spare time, Jessica likes to serve in her sorority, travel, and hang out with her family in Florida. She hopes to see many lives changed with the love and grace of Jesus while serving through Troy Church.