OUR TEAM

At Walnut Street, we're thankful for the men and women who serve our church faithfully. We encourage you to use this webpage to become more familiar with our church staff and also as a resource to pray for these individuals regularly.

  • Mark WilliamsSenior Pastor

    Mark is a native of Shelbyville, Kentucky. In 2006, Mark graduated from Boyce College, a school of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. In 2010, he earned his Master of Divinity degree at Southern Seminary. In July 2014, Mark was called as Pastor of Walnut Street Baptist Church in Louisville, KY. He resides in Louisville with his wife Jessica and their two children, Madelyn and Noah. Email: mwilliams@walnutstreet.org

  • VICKI DAUGHTERY, MINISTER (SENIORS)

    Vicki has been serving Walnut Street as the Minister to Older Adults since June of 2005. Prior to joining the Walnut Street family, she served for ten years in other churches. Vicki is a graduate of Campbellsville University and taught middle school in New Orleans and in Kentucky. Email: vdaugherty@walnutstreet.org

  • ERIC ALLEN, INTERIM ASSOCIATE PASTOR FOR MUSIC & WORSHIP

    Eric Allen serves as the Team Leader for Missions Mobilization at the Kentucky Baptist Convention in Louisville, KY. He is a 1982 graduate of Campbellsville College and a 1986 graduate of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Eric has served for 22 years on the staff of four different Kentucky Baptist churches. Eric and his wife Sherry reside in Shelbyville, KY. They have two grown daughters, Alyssa Allen and Katelyn Lawyer, and two grandchildren, Tinley Kate and Preston Blake. Their son-in-law, Blake Lawyer, is pastor of Christ Community Church, Shelbyville, KY.  Email: worship@walnutstreet.org

  • WES FLEMING, MINISTER (CHILDREN)

    Wes graduated from the University of Louisville in 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in History. Wes plans to attend the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He resides in New Albany, IN with his wife, Rachel, and their two children, Jude and Piper. Wes and Rachel are very excited to serve the Children’s Ministries at Walnut Street Baptist Church. Email: wfleming@walnutstreet.org

  • DEBBIE GOODMAN, FINANCIAL ASSISTANT

    Debbie has been serving at Walnut Street since June of 2000. She brings 13 years of experience in similar positions to her job as Financial Assistant. Debbie maintains payroll records and issues pay checks, counts and posts contributions, and processes the payables. She also helps answer phones, order supplies, and other office duties as needed. Email: dgoodman@walnutstreet.org

  • MATT PINKSTON, MINISTER (MEDIA)

    Matt joined the Walnut Street staff in March of 2015. Previously, Matt served for 8 years as the minister of students at Hawesville Baptist Church, as well as serving in various ministry capacities at Zion Baptist Church in his hometown of Henderson, KY. Matt graduated from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in December 2006 with a Masters of Arts in Christian Education. Email: mpinkston@walnutstreet.org

  • DANIEL JEON, MINISTER (CHINESE)

    Daniel has served as a pastor of Chinese Mission since January 2014 after finishing M.Div at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary December 2013. Daniel is from South Korea and holds a BS in mechanical engineering and a MA in computer engineering. He is married to Mary Xu and has two lovely daughters: Yizhen and Bangjoo. For more information about the Chinese ministry, please click here to visit their website. Email: djeon@walnutstreet.org

  • JUDY STALLARD, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR

    Judy is a native of Birmingham, Alabama. She graduated from Birmingham Southern College in 1994 with a BS in Business. She retired from O’Neal Steel after 33 years in Sales and Purchasing. In March 2016, Judy joined our staff after feeling called out of retirement by the Lord and Walnut Street. She currently lives in the Old Louisville neighborhood of Louisville, KY. with her husband, Mark. Email: jstallard@walnutstreet.org

  • BRAD WILLIS, MINISTER (CHRISTIAN SOCIAL MINISTRY)

    Brad joined the Walnut Street staff in August of 2016. Previously, Brad has served for 9 years as the minister of students in Missouri & Oklahoma, as well as serving as director of a family ministry center, Upward basketball director, and a college & missions pastor. Brad is currently attending Boyce College pursuing a global studies degree. Brad is married to Denise and they have two boys, Noah and Ezra. Email: bwillis@walnutstreet.org

  • KATHY WILSON, ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

    Kathy has been serving at Walnut Street since January of 2001. She is responsible for the administative support of the ministerial staff. Kathy resides in Louisville, Kentucky with her husband Michael, daughter, Alex and son, Evan. Email: kwilson@walnutstreet.org

  • SUPPORT STAFF:

    Linda Ross (Hostess)

    Susan Barnett (Wedding Coordinator)

    Deborah Stephens (Wedding Coordinator)

    Ricky Dunn (Maintenance)

    Mike Brown (Custodial)

    Peaches Keys (Custodial)