JST BAPTIST ASSOCIATION

Judson, Stewart, & Truett Baptist Associations


Greg Ernsberger


Associational Mission Strategist 


Greg currently serves as the Associational Mission Strategist for the JST Baptist 


Association. He is originally from Maryville, TN. Greg graduated from Hiwasse 


College with an Associate Degree,  UT Knoxville with a Bachelor of Science, and 


Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity.




Greg has served as associate pastor for First Baptist Church Dover, served as an IMB 


missionary, and pastored Grace Baptist Church in Dover, TN. He served as the 


Volunteers Missions Coordinator for the JST Association for several years.



Cell: (931)627-4151


Email: oitsgreg@yahoo.com




William Gray


Associate Director of Missions 


William is the current pastor at Bear Spring Baptist Church in Dover, TN. He is


the retired Director of Missions in Judson, Stewart and Truett Baptist Association 


in Tennessee. He served there for 30 years. Previously, he served as a Pastor for 10


years in Kentucky and Tennessee. He has preached over 400 Revivals and led


missions trip in several countries. 



He was Born in Logan Co. Kentucky, he is married to Linda (Brown) married for 


45 years, also a native of Logan County. They have four children, seven 


grandchildren and four great grandchildren.



He is a graduate of Mid-Continent Baptist College (served as Trustee several times) and Friendship Graduate School, both in


Kentucky. He has also attended Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.



Cell: (931)237-3856


Email: william@jstba.com



Ashlinn Turnbow


Administrative Assistant


Ashlinn is originally from Chattanooga, TN, but married a Dickson County boy


over 10 years ago. She has two children who have truly changed the course of 


her life. 



Before children, Ashlinn taught high school English, but decided to stay home 


as much as possible to raise her children. She graduated from Union University


with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Bethel University with a Masters 


in Instructional Leadership. Her husband Josh currently works as an attorney


for the District Attorney's office in the 23rd district.



Her and her family serve along side their brothers and sisters in Christ at Pomona Baptist Church in Dickson, TN. 



Cell: (423)827-8585


Email: ashlinn@jstba.com

Ralph Stone


Moderator 

Ralph presides over the official meetings like the Executive Board that meets once a 

year and the Annual meeting in October. Ralph currently serves as Interim Pastor at 

FBC Dover. 


Cell: (931)278-7359

Email: ralphwarrenstone@gmail.com


David Deavers


Vice-Moderator


The Vice-Moderator supports the Moderator in the Administration of the work of the 


association. David also serves as the Chairman of the Budget Committee for the 


association. He also serves as the pastor at Immanuel Baptist Church. 



Cell: (931) 622-3772


Email: imapest@aol.com



Bill Lowe


Disaster Relief Director 


Bill is a member at Trace Creek Baptist Church. Bill has served in disaster relief for 


many years. 



Cell: (931) 299-0435


Email: lowebillr@gmail.com

Jeanie Shannon


VBS Director 


Jeanie is a member at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Jeanie has been involved


in VBS director for many years and loves VBS!



Cell: (931) 627-1115


Email: jeanie_irene@yahoo.com

Cody Robinson


Youth Director


Cody is a member of Sylvia Baptist Church and serves as youth pastor 


there. Cody also serves as Youth Director for the association.



Cell: (901) 413-6728


Email: cody@sylviabaptist.com

Carmen Westerman


WMU Director and Treasurer


Carmen is a member of Pomona Baptist Church. Carmen has served in the WMU for


many years. She also serves as associational treasurer. 



Cell: (615) 289-4065


Email: carmenwesterman@gmail.com