Ministry Staff

Pastor Kevin Goza, Senior Pastor

 Pastor Kevin is a native of Pensacola, Florida and has served as Pastor of churches in Florida and Tennessee. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science from the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida, and a Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ft. Worth, Texas. He began serving in pastoral ministry in 1981. Pastor Goza has been actively involved in local, North American and international missions. He has served in various leadership capacities, including roles in evangelism and mission leadership. Recently, Pastor Kevin served as a member of the State Board of Missions for the Florida Baptist Convention, and on the Committee of Nominations for the Southern Baptist Convention. At present, he is the Treasurer for the Greater Orlando Baptist Association. He also serves as the Chaplain for the Apopka Police Department. Kevin enjoys a broad range of activities, including reading and most things outdoors. Pastor Kevin has been married to Karen since 1980. She is actively involved in several areas of ministry and outreach. She is the consummate “people-person” who enjoys knowing and getting to know folks from all walks of life. The Gozas have two children, Keith and Kimberly. Keith and his wife Samantha have two beautiful daughters and live in Mississippi. Kimberly, her husband Cole and their beautiful daughter live in Tennessee. You can follow Pastor Goza on Twitter (@kevingoza).

 

Pastor Fred Touchton, Senior Adult Pastor and TCS Assistant Administrator

Pastor Fred received the Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida and the Master of Religious Education degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.
Pastor Touchton has served as an Associate Pastor at Trinity Baptist for 14 years and as a teacher in Trinity Christian School for the 6 years prior. Pastor Fred served for 15 years in various Florida churches as Minister of Education, Minister of Youth and Minister of Children and Senior Adults, as well as Pastor. Pastor Fred is married to Peggy Bush Touchton, an educational therapist and Director of the Discovery Program at Trinity Christian School.  They have two grown children, Kristen and Joshua, as well as, four grandchildren.  
 
 
 

 

Pastor Mike Ballard, Student Pastor

Pastor Mike considers himself a blessed man.  He grew up living on a lake in the Ocala National Forest.  Mike studied Business Management at Maryville College in Maryville, Tennessee on a baseball scholarship.  He is currently working online at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. Pastor Mike met his wife, Barbara at a softball tournament.  They were married in 1995 and have three children, Justice, Faith, and Liberty. Mike has worked as a Student Pastor, a Large Group Leader at Super Summer, has been a featured speaker at the Marion County Victims Impact Panel in Ocala, Florida and has held management positions in RV sales, sporting goods and general retail. Pastor Mike loves softball, hunting, fishing, reading inspirational books, and speaking truth of life to teens and young adults.  Mike can be heard saying to the young people; “The choices you make today, can and will affect each and every one of your tomorrows.”

 

 

Pastor Jeremy Champion, Worship Pastor

Jeremy began serving Trinity Baptist Church in November, 2018.  Prior to serving at Trinity Baptist he served churches in Missouri, Illinois, Florida and Connecticut.  Since a child, Jeremy developed a love for music and serving in his local church.  It was during his late adolescent years that Jeremy felt the Lord leading him into vocational ministry.  As such, he attended and graduated from Missouri Baptist University with a Bachelor of Music degree in Church Music (piano emphasis).  While attending MoBap, Jeremy met his wife, Mechelle.  Soon after graduation the two were married and began serving together in ministry.  Feeling led to continue his studies in worship, Jeremy completed his Master of Arts degree in Worship Studies (leadership concentration) from Liberty University.
While Jeremy loves the role God has given him in ministry, it is his role as a daddy that gives him his greatest joy.  Jeremy and Mechelle have four children: Riley, 13; Parker, 11; Bailey, 10; and Logan Dean, 9.  They love to do things as a family and enjoy the smaller things in life, such as watching movies together, going to the beach, and going to Universal, but are thrilled to be a part of God’s bigger picture as they serve as a family here at Trinity.
 
 

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Cammie Evans joined the Trinity Baptist Church family with her husband, Neill in 1983.  She began working in the Accounting and Finance Department for Trinity Baptist Church and Trinity Christian School in 1985. In 2015 Cammie began serving the church as the Business Administrator. Mrs Evans has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Cammie and Neill have three sons, Bradley, Zachary, and Hayden and a granddaughter, Paislee.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Shawn Weeks, Trinity Christian School Administrator

Shawn Weeks was born in Cooperstown, NY, and his family moved to Seffner, FL when he was 7 years old.  Shawn married his wife Melody in 1991.  They have three daughters – Rebecca, Jennifer, and Laura.
Shawn has a BRE degree in Christian Education from Spurgeon Baptist Bible College in Mulberry, FL.  He then went to Grace College and Seminary in Winona Lake, IN where he received his MA degree in Christian School Administration and a BS degree in Elementary Education.
Throughout the years, the Lord has led Shawn to serve in Indiana as an Elementary teacher in two different schools and as a Church Business Administrator.  The Lord then led the family to a Christian school in Danville, VA.  While there, Shawn had the privilege of being a teacher/director for 3 years before serving as the Administrator of the school for 8 years.
Shawn is excited to be serving the Lord back in Florida again.
 

Debbie Jones, Director of Children’s Ministry

Debbie Jones has a background in Children’s Ministry, and in Hotel Management/Training and Development.  She has a passion to see every child come to a true knowledge of Jesus, and an understanding of how to grow in Christ.
 
Debbie has been married to her husband, Jeff, for 15 years, and they have two children, Jack and Ava.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beth Vance is responsible for the Accounts Payable Trinity Baptist Church, as well as, the Ministry Assistant to the Director of Childhood Ministries. She has been part of the ministry office team since 1994.

Beth, and her husband, Doug have been involved at Trinity since 1991.  Beth and Doug have one son, Ryan.

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Teresa Stewart, a Florida native, has been working at Trinity since 2007.  She is the Ministry Assistant for our Senior Pastor, Worship Pastor, and Associate Pastor of Equipping and Discipleship.

Teresa is married to Bryan and they have a daughter, Taylor.

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 Ashley Bass began working at Trinity in July 2015.  Ashley is responsible for the Accounts Payable for the School, and is the Ministry Assistant for our Student Pastor.

Ashley is married to Joe and they have a daughter, Joanna.