Don Sumpter – Pastor pastor preaching

   Pastor Don Sumpter has spent most of his life at Landmark Baptist Church. He grew up as part of a growing church as his father, Dr. Jim Sumpter, pastored and guided the congregation to growth and development. Pastor Sumpter was saved and surrendered to preach as a teenager at LBC. He graduated from Atlantic Baptist Bible College in 1986. He has served in many capacities at Landmark including teacher, youth pastor, and as assistant and associate pastor.
   While serving as Senior Pastor since 2009, God has enabled LBC to begin several ministries including a thriving Spanish-speaking ministry. Pastor Sumpter has a compassionate heart for people and families at LBC, in the community, and around the world. He strives to serve people in a personal way. He maintains a Gospel emphasis in his preaching ministry, and seeks to practically apply the Bible to every day life.
   Pastor Sumpter is a passionate family man. He has been married for more than thirty years. He has three grown sons: a police officer, an army soldier, and a youth pastor. He loves his two daughter-in-laws, and his two grandchildren, Ellie and Remi, and two on the way. He loves spending time with his family, working on projects, fishing, and spending time outdoors. As a pastor, husband, dad, and “papaw”, he desires to please and serve the Lord. 

James Sumpter – Youth/Assistant Pastor 

   James Sumpter serves as the youth and outreach pastor at LBC. He has spent almost his whole life around LBC. He was saved as a twelve year old and surrendered His life to Jesus as a teenager. After finishing at college in 2009, he returned to LBC and has served in a variety of roles. Currently he leads the teen student ministry, and also helps in the church’s technology, printing, and outreach including camps and Bible schools. 
James has been married to his wife Joy since 2009. They have one child in heaven, a daughter named Ellie, and a son named Boston. James loves spending time with the teenagers and trying to disciple them personally. He enjoys being active outdoors and running. He enjoys sports and helps coach the boys sports teams at LCS. He also is an avid reader.
James strives to see others come to know Jesus Christ in a personal way with real spiritual growth. An emphasis on the Gospel of Jesus, is prevalent in his teaching and preaching. 

Gordon Young – Music/Assistant Pastor

      Gordon Young was saved and baptized, at the age of 7, in the Calvary Baptist Church of Wayne, MI. He has served God in churches, both during and ever since, graduating from Bible College in 1987. His love for praising God with song, and encouraging other’s to do the same, has kept him in music ministry these many years. He has also served as youth pastor, teacher, Bible college professor, and assistant pastor, to name a few. God led him to serve on the staff of Landmark Baptist Church in 2012.
      He and his wife Kathy met in the Youth department in Michigan and were married in 1979. She has faithfully served with him through the years and is active here at Landmark as they minister in choir and lead the Young Adult SS class. She is also a school teacher here at LCS.
      The Youngs have five adult children, four son in laws, and four grandchildren living in California, Massachusetts, Ohio, and Texas. They have always enjoyed travel, but this has made it a necessity and has made them grateful for face to face technology. Family is of utmost importance to them. Both their physical family and their church family here at Landmark.

433e9c_ef542d909ef444df97ccbe2942ed37e2Guillermo Mazariegos – Spanish Pastor

Br. Guillermo was saved at the age of 15 years, during a visit to Temple Baptist Church in Powell , TN . After being baptized , he was trained and discipled by encouraging, Godly men and the preaching of Dr. Clarence Sexton. Before arriving in Richmond, he had the privilege of helping to establish two new Spanish works. He is currently studying for an advanced pastoral degree from Virginia Baptist College. He and his wife Tricia have been married for eight years and have been blessed with three children: Nathan , Brennen , and Peter . As a family work and serve together for the glory and praise of God .

Ken Crain – Treasurer