Our Mission & Vision 

The mission of New Madrid Baptist Church is to love God, to love others, and to magnify the name of Jesus Christ. The vision of our church is to glorify our God and Savior, Jesus Christ, to make true disciples throughout all the nations by means of m
issionary activity and support, to minister the ordinances, to edify believers, and to do all that is sovereignly possible and biblically permissible to magnify the name of Jesus.

Leadership Team:

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.


Pastor Jeff, Senior Pastor

As the primary teaching pastor, Pastor Jeff has a passion for carefully unpacking the truths of Scripture. He has served at New Madrid Baptist Church for 4 years. He and his wife have four children. Jeff has ministered for over 20 years and heads the Missions and Evangelism Team for the Charleston Baptist Association.  Jeff is passionate about missionary work and has a heart for the community.




Laura McVay, Administrative Assistant 

Laura grew up in New Madrid Baptist Church was saved in the auditorium and baptized in the baptistery.  When she retired, she and her husband, Byron (who also grew up in the church) returned to their roots and moved their memberships back to New Madrid Baptist Church.  In addition to secretarial duties, Laura is currently the Director of Vacation Bible School and cooks for the Youth and Children’s Activities on Wednesday evening.  She and Byron have three grown children, three grandchildren and two dogs (Luke and Pippi) and one cat (Meowy Lois).  Laura’s mom and sister both attend NMBC and Byron’s mom is a member but resides in an assisted living home.

What we believe:

Please download our full doctrinal statement.