Our Leadership

Tony Collins

Lead Pastor

Pastor Tony brings over 35 years of ministry experience to BBC. He is a graduate of Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA, where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Christian Ministry and Religion, and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY, where he received a Master of Divinity Degree. In the spring of 2012, Pastor Tony was awarded a Doctor of Divinity from the Toronto Baptist Seminary, Toronto, Canada.

He and his wife Janey have been married for over 40 years and have been blessed with two sons and four grandchildren. Janey is one of Tony's greatest assets; she greets everyone with a hug and a smile!

Pastor Tony is committed to growing the church through a strong pulpit ministry. He is faithful to proclaim the truth of God's Word, verse by verse through books of the Bible.

"For I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek."- Romans 1:16

TJ Whitehead

Associate Pastor of Students & families

TJ oversees the ministries that serve the Students & Families of Broadway Baptist Church.  His passion is to partner with parents to disciple students to the Glory of God.

TJ and his wife Kayla have been married since the Fall of 2016 and enjoy ministering, hiking, and kayaking together.  Their son, Augustine, was born to them in the summer of 2020.  TJ graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry,  from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (SBTS) with a Master's of Divinity, and Doctor of Educational Ministry.


"I have been crucified with Christ.  It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me.  And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me."- Galatians 2:20

dudley Reese

Associate Pastor of discipleship

Dudley joined the BBC staff in 2021. He was blessed to be born into a Christian home to godly parents who led him to the Lord at an early age. Both his father and his maternal grandfather were pastors. A University of Alabama law school and MBA graduate, Dudley practiced law in Memphis before relocating to Philadelphia. Dudley has been married to Julie since 1992 and they have six children. Dudley and Julie have been active in ministry in a variety of capacities: youth ministry, English as a Second Language, Evangelism Explosion, Child Evangelism Fellowship, short term missions, etc., and Dudley has served as an ordained elder for more than 25 years. They joined Broadway shortly after moving to Blount County and are grateful to the Lord for providing a solid welcoming church home where Christ is exalted, and the gospel is proclaimed. Dudley provides oversight to our adult discipleship ministries.

"But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us"
- 2 Corinthians 4:7

Job morales

Associate Pastor of children & families

Job joined the BBC staff in Spring of 2021. He oversees the ministries that serve the children and families of the Broadway Baptist Church community. His passion is to partner with families to disciple children to the glory of God.

Job has been married to Aimee for 20 years and they have 3 children, Micah, Iris and Maya.  He enjoys serving the Kingdom of God, spending time with family, fishing, and sports.  Job graduated from Texas A&M University – Kingsville with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management and has his Master of Divinity from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. In addition, he is also a retired United States Air Force Reserve Chaplain.

“And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”  Acts 4:12

“For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.” -  2 Corinthians 5:21

Grant story

Worship leader

Grant Story is a Maryville, TN native and began attending BBC in 2013. He has served as worship leader since September 2016. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee School of Music where he first began to sense God's call to music ministry. He is currently enrolled in graduate studies at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY.

"Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect."- Romans 12:2

Joshua williamson

associate pastor of missions

Josh serves as Pastor of Missions and Outreach. He and his wife, Meghan, have two beautiful twins, Josiah and McKenna. After serving on the mission field as church planters in remote Alaska, the Lord brought the Williamsons back to Maryville and eventually to Broadway in late 2019. Josh has served as the chairman for the Missions Support Team from 2021 until present, and joined the staff as Pastor of Missions and Outreach in May of 2022. Josh was born and raised in Maryville. He has served in children, youth, and college ministries at his previous churches.  During his time in Alaska, he had the pleasure of pastoring a church plant in a remote Athabascan village. In his free time Josh enjoys doing almost anything outdoors, but especially loves fly fishing for trout in secluded mountain streams.

 “For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!” Romans 8:15

Jenny Hayes

Financial Secretary

Jenny Hayes serves as our financial secretary. Jenny and her husband Bryan have three daughters; Sophia, Jocelyn, and Brynna. Bryan also serves as one of our deacons. 

Mary Williams 

Church Custodian 

Mary serves as our church custodian since March 2021. She and her Husband, Scott, have four boys. 

Chaz Farmer

Student ministry resident

Chaz Farmer serves as the Student Ministry Resident under Pastor TJ Whitehead.
 
Chaz began attending BBC in the summer of 2019, serving as the Student Ministry intern. He attends Boyce College in Louisville, KY and is pursuing a degree in Biblical and Theological Studies. He has sensed a call into pastoral ministry and was licensed into ministry in July of 2020 by the pastors of BBC.
 
“Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers and sisters”- Hebrews 2:11

Cameron wolford

office Intern

Joseph Gallagher

Pastoral ministry Intern

Joseph became a member at Broadway Baptist Church January 9th 2022. He is currently a senior at Johnson University pursuing a bachelors degree in Ministry Leadership, and he is planning on graduating in August of 2022. He is engaged to Alison Dutton and is planning on getting married May 7th 2022. Joseph has been called by God to be a minister of His Holy Word. He seeks to learn truth, act out truth, and share truth to others, the gospel of Jesus Christ.

"Jesus said to him, 'I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father except through me"-  John 14:6