The New Testament reveals a very simple form of early church leadership. Eph. 4:11 says, "And he gave some to be apostles; and some, prophets; and some evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers."
Terry Billingsby was born in Tennessee and moved to Naples in 2016. He became a Christian in 1968. He and his wife, Pam, were married in 1980 and have 3 children and 5 grandchildren. Terry works as a Pharmacist and owns a woodworking company supplying wood components to local cabinet shops.
Barry Brown was born in Florida and moved to Naples in 1972. He became a Christian in 1990. He and his wife, Kathleen, have been blessed with 4 children and 3 grandchildren. Barry served as a deacon for over 15 years before he was installed as a shepherd in 2015. Landscaping is his occupation while evangelism is his life’s work. Mission areas are Grounds & Evangelism. He is responsible for maintaining the church property. His focus is on equipping people to lead Bible studies.
Scott Otey is a Native Floridian and moved to Naples in 1989. He was baptized in 1984. He served as Deacon of Special Events for many years.” Scott & his wife, Diane, have two adult children and was recently blessed with their third Grandbaby! Scott is co-owner of a large local roofing company that he has worked for since 1990. He enjoys golf and family activities at home.
Hugh Travis was born in Nashville, TN and became a Christian in 1972. He and his wife Diana have been married since 1977 and have two sons and three grandchildren. Hugh retired after a 41 year career with the Boy Scouts of America. He served as a deacon for 17 years in congregations throughout the U.S. Hugh has been a member of the Naples Church for over 30 years.