Jon Henson

Senior Pastor
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Jon Henson has been married to Nancy Henson since 1974. They have one son Franklin. Jon received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1989 and his Master of Divinity degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 1993. His favorite hobby is keeping up with the Tennessee Vols. Go Big Orange!

Jeff Harris

Director of Student Ministries/Worship Leader
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Jeff served as bi-vocational Youth Minister from 1992-2008 when God called him into full time ministry as Director of Student Ministries in July 2008. In September 2009, he was blessed to step into the role as Worship Leader vacated by his father Bill Harris who had served as a volunteer in this position at Blairland for over forty years. Jeff is also an ordained deacon and is the Upward Sports Director. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Pellissippi State in 1992 with an AS degree in Business Administration. He is a native of Loudon and has attended Blairland all of his life.  He was elected to the Loudon County Board of Education and served for eight years. He was also elected in 2012 to serve on the Loudon City Council where he served for 4  years. He was recently elected City Mayor of Loudon in 2018. He also serves on the Planning Commission, Committee of 100 BOD, as well as other local governing boards within the City of Loudon. He also serves as a Board Member on the Loudon Chamber of Commerce and CASA of the Tennessee Valley. He is an avid bike rider and runner who enjoys an active lifestyle and being outdoors. He and his wife Karen were married in June 1980 and have two children Blake and Kari. Their daughter Kari is married to Chad Presley and their son Blake was married in 2018 to Sara Bergeron and they are expecting their first child in May 2020. Jeff & Karen enjoy serving the Lord together and spending time with their grandchildren Jackson and Hallie Kate.

Leslie Bivens

Church Administrative Assistant
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Leslie has been our church administrative assistant since August of 2000. She is a native of Loudon, and has gone to Blairland Baptist Church all her life. She and her  late husband Michael  have three children J.D., Lucas & Blair. They enjoy serving the Lord, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Phyllis Millsaps

Financial Secretary/Treasurer
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Phyllis has been our Financial Secretary/Treasurer since March of 2002. She is a native of Loudon, and has strong family ties to Blairland Baptist Church with her father, Jewell Watson, serving as pastor for over 18yrs. She and her husband Lynn Millsaps celebrated their fortieth wedding anniversary in September of 2008. They enjoy traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Jennifer Conner

Children's Ministry Director
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Jennifer  serves as our Children’s Ministry Director. She has been a member of Blairland Baptist Church since August 2000. Her and her daughter Christin are very active in the ministries taking place at Blairland and also enjoy hiking and taking road trips together.