Meet the Staff


Brooks Alexander


Education Pastor

Brooks has been serving as the Associate/Education Pastor since November 2000. He has previously served as a church planter and Missions Pastor in Missouri. He also has previous experience as an att

orney in Mississippi. Brooks holds a Bachelor’s degree from Mississippi College, Law Degree from the University of Mississippi, and a Master of D

ivinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

He is happily married to his wife, Cathy. They have two adult sons.

Brooks enjoys traveling, watching sports, and exercising.

His favorite verse is Proverbs 3:5-6, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your path straight.”


Aaron Griffin

Student Pastor

Aaron has been serving as the Student Pastor since July 2019. He has served as a Youth and Music Minister at another church before joining the GSBC staff. He also has worked as Manager of Lifeway Christian Bookstore. Aaron holds a Bachelor’s degree in Theology from the University of Mobile and is a licensed and ordained minister.

He enjoys reading, traveling and kayaking. 

Aaron’s favorite verse is Psalm 19:14, “May these words of my mouth and this mediation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, Lord, my Rock, and my Redeemer.”

Deborah Eddie 

CDC Director

Deborah has been serving as Director of the CDC since December 2015. She has experience in various fields involving childcare. Deborah holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Louisiana College and is an American Red Cross certified instructor for Adult/Pediatric CPR, First Aid, and AED.

She is happily married to David. They have two adult children.

Deborah enjoys collecting seashells.

She has two favorite verses. Matthew 6:33, “Seek ye first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.” And Psalm 46:10, “Be still and know that I am God…”

Robin Seitz

CDC Assistant Director 

Robin has been serving as the Assistant CDC Director since August 2015. She has over 16 years of classroom experience. She loves teaching children, but mostly watching them grow. She has been married to her wonderful husband for 35 years. She has 3 adult children and 2 beautiful grandchildren.

Her favorite verse is Isaiah 41:10, “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

She loves and finds comfort in the fact that God is in control. She loves that our God who is in control says “Do not fear.” She is reminded that in all things God is ever ready. He is her strength and her guide. She wishes for all of you to join our family here at Government Street and help us to help you grow His Kingdom. 

Bryan Townsend  

GSCS Principal

Tracie Collier 

Administrative Assistant


Jill Cooley

Financial Administrative Assistant


Chris Turner

Technology Director

Chris has been serving as Technology Director at GSBC since March 2019. He has experience in working in the technology field in various areas and has been working on computers since he was 14 years old.

Chris is blissfully married to his wife, Amanda. They have a dog named Nibbler.

He enjoys playing computer games and DIY projects.

Chris’ favorite verse is Matthew 18:20, “For what two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.”