Pleasant Hill Staff & Leadership


  • Stacy Phillips

    lead Pastor

    Stacy grew up in the north Georgia town of Flowery Branch and has been serving at Pleasant Hill since July 2004 when he was called to be the Associate Pastor. He became the lead pastor in August 2012. Prior to his ministry at Pleasant Hill, he served as a youth pastor and as a pastor. He has a bachelor’s degree of Christian Ministry and a M. Div. from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He has been married to his high school sweetheart Melissa for 26 years. They have two grown daughters, Hope and Hannah. When he is not spending time with family or doing ministry, he enjoys golfing, fishing, and riding motorcycles. 



  • Brandon Martin

    Young adult & children's pastor

    Brandon grew up in the Carolinas and has served in churches in South Carolina before coming to Pleasant Hill. He has a bachelor's degree from North Greenville University and earned his Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He shares life with his beautiful wife Natalie and their two children, James and Selah. 

  • isaac cooper

    Youth pastor

    Isaac grew up in Hall county and has served at churches in Hall county and Gwinnett county before coming to be the youth pastor at Pleasant Hill. He has a bachelor’s degree from Truett McConnell University and is pursuing a Master of Divinity in Christian Leadership and Church Ministries from Liberty University. Isaac likes to spend his free time at the gym, hanging out with friends, or watching Georgia Football.  (Go Dawgs)!



  • Terry Adams

    worship leader




  • lisa barton

    administrative assistant

    Brad and Lisa Barton became members at Pleasant Hill shortly after getting married in 1992. They now have 3 grown children who grew up participating in the children's and youth ministries at Pleasant Hill. Over the years, Lisa served in various volunteer roles within the church and then became Church Secretary in 2015. Brad and Lisa are currently enjoying a new season of life as empty nesters and look forward to seeing Pleasant Hill continue to reach their community for Christ.