Dr. Scott W. Moore, Senior Pastor
Scott began serving at Air Line Baptist Church in 2014. He holds a Masters of Divinity degree and a Doctorate of Philosophy from Southwestern Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Since 1992, he has served churches in Georgia, Texas, and South Carolina.
Scott was born and raised in Augusta, Georgia where he met his wife Dory. Dory is a gifted music teacher and drama director. They have one son, Nathan, who enjoys music and playing yoyo.
Hobbies: Music, Cycling, and Reading
Favorite Food: Thick, Sloppy, Hamburgers
Favorite verse: “There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” Romans 8:1
Rev. Bradley Elliott, Senior Associate Pastor
Bradley was saved at age 14 in 1954 and was called to ministry twelve years later and surrendered his life to preach. He has pastored several churches in the state of Georgia but has spent the last 20 years as Air Line’s Associate Pastor. He graduated from Antioch Baptist College with a degree in Theology and from North Georgia College with a degree in Education. He taught school for 21 years on both an elementary and high school level.
Hobbies: All sports and spending time with family.
Favorited Food: Steak and Seafood
Favorite Verse: Exodus 3:14 “And God said to Moses, ‘I AM WHO I AM.’”
Rev. Mike Welborn, Minister of Music and Education
Mike came to Air Line as the Minister of Music in August 1992. Mike’s background in Gospel music and his love for various styles of worship help to create a warm and involving atmosphere of praise.
Mike is married to Janice Smallwood Welborn who also serves in the Music Ministry. Their daughter Erin Lonberger and husband Geoff, children Landon and Clayton, are active in Air Line ministries. Their son Taylor, his wife Heather and their son Britton live in Texas where Taylor is pursuing a degree in Christian Education at the Southwestern Theological Seminary.
Hobbies: Hunting, Fishing, and Spending Time with Family (Grandchildren)
Favorite Food: Steak and Seafood
Favorite Verse: Psalm 29:2 “Give unto the Lord the Glory due His name, Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.”
Rev. Andee Courson, Children’s Pastor
Andee Courson joined the Air Line Baptist Church ministry team in August of 2012 as the children’s pastor. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreation Therapy from Georgia Southern University and is now pursuing a Masters in Divinity from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He has been married to Julie for 20 years and together they have four daughters. In addition to being a children’s pastor, Air Line Baptist Church supports Andee as a chaplain candidate for the Georgia Army National Guard.
Hobbies: Camping, Hiking, watching movies with his family, mission service.
Favorite Food: Chocolate, Coke
Favorite Verse: The world and its desires pass away, but the man who does the will of God lives forever. 1 John 2:17
Allen Shore, Church Administrator
Allen Shore is the Church Administrator at Air Line and has been in that position since 2004. He and his wife, Mary, have been married for 43 years. They have two children and two grandchildren. Prior to Church Ministry, Allen was vice president of North Georgia Technical College. He has a Bachelors and Masters Degree from the University of Georgia.
Hobbies: Spending time with family, golfing, reading and restoration projects.
Favorite Food: All Holiday foods
Favorite Verse: “The Lord will watch over your coming and going, both now and forevermore.” Psalm 121:8
Ryan Phillips, Interim Minister to Students
Ryan was born in Gainesville, Ga. He and his wife, Emilee, have been married for 3 years. Ryan graduated from the University of West Georgia with his degree in Mass Communications. He accepted his calling to ministry in 2013 and became the Interim Minister to Students at Air Line in October 2013.
Hobbies: Football, Basketball, Play by Play Broadcasting, Hiking, Missions, and Watching Movies
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite verse: “Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone” – Colossians 4:5-6
Kim Ledford, Financial Secretary
Kim has been the church secretary for Air Line Baptist Church since 1993. She is married to Ronny Ledford and has two children, Susan Fraser and Lance Ledford, one son-in-law, Brian Fraser, and two grandchildren Alexis and Josh.
Carol Brown, Administrative Assistant
Carol has been ministry secretary since October 2008. She is married to Ricky Brown and has 2 sons, Jeremy & Steven, daughter-in-law Jessica, and 3 grandchildren, Ryan, Rachel & Jacob.