Meet the staff

Rev. Manley Beasley Jr.

Senior Pastor

Rev. Manley Beasley, Jr. serves as the Senior Pastor at HSBC. Pastor Manley has been leading, preaching and modeling Christ at HSBC since 2006. Manley is a native of Port Neches, Texas. He and his wife Shirleen have two children, Chris and Amber, and three grandchildren. Manley felt a calling from God and surrendered his life to the ministry in 1973. He earned his Bachelor of Science from Dallas Baptist University and his M.Div from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Manley has served as a Student Pastor, Associate Pastor, Executive Pastor and Senior Pastor during his time in the ministry. Manley also serves on various committees and task forces for the Southern Baptist Convention on all levels, including State and National. He served as the Arkansas Baptist Pastor’s Conference President in 2016, as the Chairman of the Arkansas Baptist Executive Committee from 2018-2019, and is currently serving as the President of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention. In his spare time Manley enjoys spending time with his grandkids, sports and spending time with friends.

“My goal is to know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to his death…”  ~Philippians 3:10

mbeasley@hotspringsbaptist.org

Rev. Mike Smith

Pastor of Pastoral Care & Senior Adults

Rev. Mike Smith serves as the Pastor to Senior Adults and Pastoral Care at HSBC. Mike has been married to his wife Brenda for over 40 years and they have two children, Mike Jr. and Michele. Mike grew up in Jacksonville, Florida. At the age of sixteen he felt God’s call on his life and surrendered to full time ministry to go do whatever God’s will was for his life. Mike earned his ThG from Tennessee Temple University in Chattanooga, Tennessee and began working in ministry in 1978. Mike served on three church staffs and had the privilege of being the Senior Pastor of two churches before joining the staff at HSBC in April 2013. In his spare time Mike and his wife Brenda love to travel, love water activities and spending time with their children and grandchildren. Mike and Brenda have been involved in the ministry for almost 40 years now. They love people, the Church, and most of all they love serving their Lord Jesus Christ.

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes; first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.”  ~Romans 1:16

msmith@hotspringsbaptist.org

Rev. Kevin Dutton

Discipleship Pastor

Kevin Dutton serves as the Discipleship & Education Pastor at HSBC; in the past at HSBC, he has served as Children’s Pastor, Missions, and Senior Adult & Pastoral Care . Kevin joined the staff at HSBC in August 2006. Kevin grew up in Euless, Texas. He and his wife Jana have two married children, Thomas & wife Stormi and Nathan & wife Julianna. Kevin received his Bachelor of Arts in Bible with an Emphasis in Missions & Evangelism from Criswell College in 1989 and studied Religious Education at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary from 1989-1992. Kevin has previously served as a Pastor of Education & Outreach at First Baptist Church Smithville, Texas; Pastor of Education & Evangelism at  Abilene Baptist Church, Georgia; Pastor of Youth, Education & Evangelism at Calvary Baptist Church, Texas; Planted & Pastored New Hope Community Church, Texas; and Pastor to Children at New Community Church, Oklahoma. In his spare time, Kevin enjoys spending time with his family, Holiday get-togethers, watching sports, hunting, fishing, camping, gardening, cooking, and just being with people.

“and about the angels He says: He makes His angels winds, and His servants a fiery flame, but to the Son: Your throne, God is forever and ever and the scepter of Your kingdom is a scepter of justice.” ~Hebrews 1: 7-8

kdutton@hotspringsbaptist.org

Rev. Tad Moore

Young Adult Pastor

Tad Moore serves as the College and Young Adult Pastor at HSBC. After serving as a student intern from 2001-2004, Tad joined the HSBC staff full-time in 2006. Tad and his wife Anna have been married for 4 years and have a beautiful daughter named Heidi. Tad grew up in Benton, AR, and began serving in ministry during the summer of his freshman year at UCA. Tad earned a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministries from Ouachita Baptist University in 2003 and a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2017.  Tad has served previously as our Junior High Pastor and Student Pastor.  One of Tad’s great joys is seeing former students continuing to serve and worship the Lord as they continue on into adulthood.  In his spare time, Tad enjoys adventuring and exploring the world with Anna, Heidi, and a ton of great friends.

“Do not quench the Spirit”.  ~1 Thessalonians 5:19

tmoore@hotspringsbaptist.org

 

Rev. Andrew Chandler

Worship Pastor

Andrew Chandler has served as the Worship Pastor at HSBC since September of 2019. Andrew grew up in Sherwood, Arkansas. He has been married to his wife, Taylor since 2012 and together they have three sons: Easton, Lawson, and Hayes. Andrew previously served as the Associate Worship Pastor at First Baptist Church in Cabot, Arkansas, from 2013-2019 where he gave leadership to both their Blended and Contemporary Worship services. Other positions he has served in include part-time Contemporary Worship Leader at First Baptist Church in Jonesboro, Arkansas, and part-time Worship Leader at First Baptist Church in Lepanto, Arkansas. He graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Church Music from Williams Baptist University in Walnut Ridge. Andrew has many hobbies including playing guitar and piano, as well as being active in sports including baseball, basketball, football, golf, and fishing.

My son, don’t forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commands; for they will bring you many days, a full life, and well-being. Never let loyalty and faithfulness leave you. Tie them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart. Then you will find favor and high regard with God and people. Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding; in all your ways know him, and he will make your paths straight.  ~Proverbs 3:1-6

achandler@hotspringsbaptist.org

Rev. Troy Phillips

Student Pastor

Troy serves as the Student Pastor at HSBC. Troy grew up in Southaven, Mississippi. He then graduated from the University of Memphis with an English and African American Studies double major. Troy is currently doing work on his Master of Divinity at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Troy has served as a student ministry intern at Getwell church in Southaven, MS from 2016-2019 and served as Student ministry intern at Immanuel Baptist church in Little Rock, AR from 2019-2020. During his year in Little Rock, Troy participated in a year-long discipleship training institute called the Downline Institute for Discipleship. He is passionate about equipping the next generation because he himself came to Christ because of the faithful evangelism of his High School friends. Troy now works diligently to ensure that every student has the ability to share the gospel with those around them. One thing Troy feels he missed out on growing up was a strong Biblical foundation. Because of this, Troy has committed himself to supporting families as they raise bold, radical, Bible-believing students who fulfill the great commission! Troy also enjoys playing golf, baseball, basketball, hiking, rock climbing, and board games.

“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” ~Matthew 28:19-20, NASB

tphillips@hotspringsbaptist.org

John Bridges

Administrator

John Bridges serves as the Administrator at HSBC. John and his wife Kira were born and raised in Hot Springs. They were high school sweethearts, and married in 2002. They have three children, Logan, Macy and Noah. John joined the HSBC staff in August 2013. As the Church Administrator John serves many areas of the church, including finance, human resources, building & grounds, information technology and communications. Prior to joining the staff at HSBC John worked as a Branch Manager at Arvest Bank for ten years. John graduated from Arkansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Management of Information Systems in 2002. John is an ASU Red Wolves, St. Louis Cardinals & NASCAR fan. John and his family enjoy traveling the country in their RV. Their most recent adventures have included trips to Yellowstone, the Gulf Coast, Walt Disney World & the Great Smoky Mountains.

“Not that I have already reached the goal or am already fully mature, but I make every effort to take hold of it because I also have been taken hold of by Christ Jesus. Brothers, I do not consider myself to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and reaching forward to what is ahead, I pursue as my goal the prize promised by God’s heavenly call in Christ Jesus.”    ~Philippians 3:12-14

jbridges@hotspringsbaptist.org

 

Alisa Staton

Children's Minister

Alisa grew up in Sherwood, Arkansas, with her parents, Darren and Jill, and her two older sisters. While in high school, Alisa began working in ministry roles. She has served in children, student, and college ministries. She graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Christian Education from Williams Baptist University in Walnut Ridge. Alisa has served as a Children’s Coordinator at various churches around the state, as a youth volunteer, as a camp counselor, and as the Assistant Director of Student Activities Board at Williams Baptist University. Alisa enjoys spending time with family and friends, working on projects, painting, staying active, and spending time with her nephew.

Alisa’s Vision for Children’s Ministry

I am passionate about leading children and their parents into a closer relationship with Christ. I believe that it is my duty to help raise up children to be active members in the life of the church. Children do not have to be older in order to be involved and make an impact. It is also the children’s minister’s job to train, equip, and partner with parents in order to maximize our gospel efforts.

‘No foul language should come from your mouth, but only what is good for building up someone in need, so that it gives grace to those who hear. ‘ ~Ephesians 4:29

astaton@hotspringsbaptist.org

Debbie Beasley

Ministry Assistant

Debbie Beasley serves as Discipleship and Ministry Assistant.  She served as Preschool Director at HSBC from 2011-2020.  A native of Beaumont, TX she has lived in many of the southern states while doing ministry.   She received her BA in Christian Education/Counseling from Dallas Baptist University. Debbie has worked in ministry since 1972 as an intern, youth staff, missionary and Director of a Crisis Pregnancy Center.  In her spare time Debbie enjoys spending time with her family and is a favorite with her great nieces and nephews. Relaxing fun time includes being creative, antique hunting, shopping and watercolor painting.

“You meant evil against me, but God meant it for good…”  ~Genesis 50:20

debbie@hotspringsbaptist.org

Karen Chadick

Ministry Assistant

Karen Chadick has served at HSBC since 1999. She is the Ministry Assistant to Pastor Manley Beasley, Jr. and Pastor Mike Smith. Karen and her husband Dale live in Hot Springs and have two children, Austin and Lauren (Lauren went to heaven when she was 8 years old). Karen has worked in ministry since 1987. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, singing and going to flea markets.

 

“Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord, my Strength and my Redeemer.”  ~Psalm 19:14

kchadick@hotspringsbaptist.org

Jennifer Lively

Ministry Assistant

Jennifer Lively serves as the Financial Secretary at HSBC.  Jennifer joined the staff at HSBC in June 2003. Prior to coming to HSBC she served as a Bookkeeper at First Lutheran Church in Hot Springs, an Administrative Assistant at Arkansas Nephrology Services, a Legal Assistant to John P. Lewis and as Personnel Director at Magic Springs Family Theme Park. Jennifer is a lifelong resident of Hot Springs. She currently resides in Hot Springs with her husband Jeff and her son Skyler. Jennifer earned her Associate of Applied Science in Secretarial Science, Technical Certificate in Office Administration, and Technical Certificate in Word Processing in 1995. She went on to earn her Professional Ministry Assistant Certification in 2012. Jennifer is a former member of the local, state, and national chapters of the Legal Support Professionals Association where she served as the State Director for Garland County in 1997 and the President of the Garland County Chapter in 1998. She also received the Garland County Legal Support Professionals Outstanding New Member Award in 1997 and the Garland County Legal Support Professionals Award of Excellence in 1998. In her spare time Jennifer is a team leader for Tupperware, where she enjoys helping others save time and money while sharing her passion for cooking and organization.

“Value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of others.” ~Philippians 2:4

jlively@hotspringsbaptist.org

Audrey Sheets

Ministry Assistant

Audrey Sheets has served as a Ministry Assistant at HSBC since December 2013. Audrey is a native of Lonoke, Arkansas where she graduated High School in 1999. Daughter of the late Charles Swint and Felecia Swint. Audrey has one brother Bill and wife Christina Swint who live in Corning, Arkansas. She earned her Associates of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems from Ouachita Technical College in 2004.  Audrey married Michael Sheets on November 11, 2017 and became a bonus mom to Karrington, Rian, John, Alexa and Joshua. Proud Mimi to Alexander, Tucker, Damien and Sebestian.  Audrey is also the proud Aunt “Audie” of her Swint boys Hunner, John Ethan & Charlie.  Audrey enjoys riding motorcycles, singing in the HSBC Celebration Choir, spending time with her family and friends, going to the lake and beach, playing with her grandson’s. Audrey enjoys watching her nephews show chickens and play sports of all kinds.

 

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. ~Romans 15:13

asheets@hotspringsbaptist.org

Bill Kagel

Building Director

Bill has served at Hot Springs Baptist Church since 1999 as Building Director. Married to Carol Kagel. They have two daughters. Kayla Riley (Landon), grandson Brooks and daughter Kati Young (Randy). Bill enjoys spending time with his family and outdoor activities.

 

 

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct your paths.” ~Proverbs 3:5-6

 

 

bkagel@hotspringsbaptist.org

Mark West

Special Event & Maintenance Coordinator

Mark West joined the staff at HSBC as Special Event/Maintenance Coordinator in 2007. Mark and his wife Karen reside in Hot Springs and have one son, Ryan. Mark was previously a USAF BCN Warfare Weapons Specialist. He has also owned several businesses including Service Wire Specialist and West 63rd Catering. In his spare time Mark enjoys playing with his grandsons, Sylas & Gryffin, traveling with his wife Karen, running and shooting.

 

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” ~2 Timothy 4:7

mwest@hotspringsbaptist.org

 

 

Tamara Godwin

Custodian

Tamara Godwin has served at HSBC since 2008 as Assistant to the Building Director. Tamara is a native of Modesto, California and moved to Hot Springs, Arkansas in 1996.  Tamara is married to Alan Godwin and she has three sons, Skyler, Alan Jr. and Landon. Tamara enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

 

Lord, you are my God;   I will exalt you and praise your name, for in perfect faithfulness you have done wonderful things, things planned long ago. ~Isiah 25:1

Toni Hubbard

Creative Director

Toni Hubbard has served as the Creative Director at HSBC since 2017. She grew up in Hot Springs but also spent 10 years in Dallas.  While there, she  graduated with a degree in Visual Communications from Texas A&M Commerce. She moved back to Hot Springs in 2014 to be closer to family. She has a passion for sharing the talent God gave her with others and using it for His glory. Toni is very active in the church including helping to oversee the Media Ministry alongside Pastor Andrew, teaching 8th & 9th grade girls connections class, working with the youth and many other areas. Outside of church, Toni owns a small business where she also gets to share her talent with others. She loves spending time with family and friends and enjoying the outdoors.

“And we know that all things work together for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose” ~Romans 8:28

thubbard@hotspringsbaptist.org