our staff

LMBC has five full time pastors and a full time administrative secretary. Our pastors have  over nine decades of combined ministry experience.  Our passion is to see people have a  deep growing relationship with God through His Son, Jesus. We look forward to ministering to you and your family. 

  • Aaron Johnson - Lead Pastor

    Aaron is our new Lead Pastor. He and his family will be joining us in July. Aaron has 27 years of pastoral and church planting experience. He is a graduate of the Missionary Baptist Seminary in Little Rock, Arkansas. He and his wife Renee have been married for 25 years. They have three children; Jeremiah, Micah and Lily. Lilly will be moving to Longview with them. 

  • Tony Harp - Administrative Pastor

    Tony serves as administrative pastor. He has been on staff since October 1989 and ordained in 1999. He graduated from Hallsville High School and has a Bachelor's Degree in Theology from Texas Baptist Institute and Seminary. He and Dianne have been married since August of 1979. They have two children and five grandchildren. 


    e-mail Tony - tonyharp@longviewmbc.com

  • jimmy Jones - Associate Pastor

    Jimmy serves as Associate Pastor and ministers specifically in the areas of Music & Senior Adults. He and his wife, Donna, have been married since 1985. Jimmy, Donna and their three children moved to Longview in December 2002. He is a graduate from Texas Baptist Institute with an Associates Degree in 1982, from Arlington Baptist College with a Bachelor's degree in 1985 and received his Masters in Christian Ministry from Liberty University in 2017. He was ordained as a minister of the gospel by LMBC in August 2005.  


    e-mail Jimmy - jimmyjones@longviewmbc.com

  • Josh mcnamara - Children's  Pastor

    Josh serves as our Children's pastor. He and his wife Shaylee, have 4 children; Olivia, Claire, Emma, and Thomas. Josh received his Bachelors and Masters degrees from Texas Baptist Institute. He surrendered to the gospel ministry and joined our staff in 2013.


    e-mail Josh - joshmcnamara93@yahoo.com

  • JD Richardson - Youth Pastor

    JD joined the LMBC team in May 2020 where he serves as Youth Pastor. He and his wife Bri have two daughters and one son, Charli,Sadie and Luka. He is a graduate of White Oak HS and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Athletic Training from East Texas Baptist University. He is currently enrolled at Texas Baptist Institute and Seminary. 


    e-mail JD - richardsonjd93@gmail.com

  • jalena branch - Adminisrative Secretary

    Jalena loves being able to minister in many different ways to the members of LMBC. She is a graduate of Hallsville High School and Kilgore College. Jalena has been on staff since December 2003. Jalena is married to Greg and they have 3 children, Madison, Elissa and Dylan. 


    e-mail Jalena - jalenabranch@longviewmbc.com