Hometown: Hurt, VA
Education: Bachelor of Arts degree from Bluefield College, Bluefield, Virginia; Master of Divinity degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, North Carolina; Doctor of Ministry degree from Liberty Theological Seminary, Lynchburg, Virginia
Ministry: Pastor Joey began as Lead Pastor at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Colonial Heights, Virginia in October 2015, coming here from Midway Baptist in Phenix, VA where he served for 18 years. Prior to Midway, he served in other pastoral ministries in North Carolina and in Virginia. In addition to his years of pastoring, he has served as a Trustee for the North American Mission Board, SBC, from 2008-2016, as well as serve on the Executive Board of the SBCV. Presently, he also serves as the Ambassador to the Pastors of Virginia for the North American Mission Board.
He and his wife, Angela Massie Anthony, have been happily married since 1988 and have four children and six grandchildren, so far.
Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever. Amen.