Raised in and around Kilgore, Texas, John-Daniel accepted Jesus as his Savior at the age of eight under the preaching of Dr. Laney Johnson at Mobberly Baptist Church. It was at Mobberly where he surrendered to vocational ministry.
His 10 years of ministry and pastoral experiences include serving as the Pastor of Caney Creek Baptist Church in Kilgore, Texas, and Minister of Groups at New Beginnings Baptist Church for their Longview Campus.
He and his wife, Brittany Cutler, are in their 17th year of marriage and counting, and are blessed with three sweet children, who attend Longview Christian School.
For more than 40 years, Linda has faithfully served as the Ministry Assistant at Emmanuel Baptist Church. Many changes have occurred over the years, and Linda's dedication has helped shepherd us as we strive to do God's will.
CHILDREN'S MINISTRY DIRECTOR
Cynthia Ferguson has been the Children's Ministry Director at Emmanuel Baptist Church for almost 15 years. She loves to tell the children about the Lord and believes that every one of them is worth her time. She grew up in the East Texas area and is married to H.D, Ferguson. Together they love to serve the Lord in our local body. She was saved during VBS as a child. Her favorite time of year is Summer because she gets to take the children to camp.