Pastors & Staff

Ty Parten

Senior Pastor

Bro. Ty grew up in Thomasville, Alabama, where he graduated high school in 1992. After attending college at Jefferson Davis Community College and the University of North Alabama, he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management in ‘96. After feeling called into the ministry in 1996, Bro. Ty attended New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary where he received a Masters of Divinity in Biblical Languages in May 2000. Bro. Ty pastored Maplesville Baptist Church for over 8 years and has been the pastor of Thomasville Baptist since August 2008. Bro. Ty has been married to J.J. since 1997 and they have three children: Zoe (2/10/06), Isaac (8/9/07), and Sarah Beth (6/9/10).

Brandon Harvell

Worship Pastor

Bro. Brandon grew up in Mobile and graduated from Mary G. Montgomery High School in 2012.  He felt the call into the  ministry while in college. He graduated from William Carey University in May 2017 with a major in Church Music and is currently pursuing a Masters Degree from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served in two previous churches:  Union Baptist Church in Seminary, Mississippi and Indian Springs Baptist Church in Laurel, Mississippi. He has been married to his wife Emily since 2015.

Austin Mason

Youth Pastor

Bro. Austin grew up in Thomasville, Alabama, where he graduated from Thomasville High School in 2011. Bro. Austin attended college at the University of South Alabama where he received his bachelors in Philosophy in 2016. After surrendering to ministry and graduating from college, Bro. Austin attended New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary where he received his Masters of Divinity in Christian Education. Bro. Austin served as the Youth Pastor at Roseland Park Baptist Church in Picayune, Mississippi, before returning home to Thomasville. Bro. Austin married his wife Chloe in July of 2016 and they have two daughters Ella Grace and Charlie Ann.

Brett Ousley

Children's Director

Brett grew up in Sylacauga, Alabama. She joined our staff in July 2023. She is married to Reese and they have one daughter, Joanna.