Meet Our Staff

Dr. Jared Moore, Senior Pastor

Pastor Jared Moore Family

Jared was dead in his sin, and at 17 years of age, God raised him to life in Christ Jesus. Because of God's grace, he will live forevermore with Christ! You can know this grace as well. Simply repent of sin and believe that Christ died for your sins and rose from the dead to forgive you your sins, to reconcile you to God. Commit your life to the Lord Jesus Christ and live forevermore!

Jared has served CHBC since January 2016, and has served in pastoral ministry since 2000. He is the author of The Lust of the FLesh: Thinking Biblically About "Sexual Orientation," Attraction, and Temptation and a co-author of The Pop Culture Parent: Helping Kids Engage Their World for Christ. Jared and his wife Amber are natives of Sparta, TN. They have four children--Caden, Ava, Ian, and Jude.

• B.A. in Biblical Studies from Trinity College of the Bible in Newburgh, IN
• M.A.R. in Biblical Studies from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary in Lynchburg, VA
• M.Div. in Christian Ministry from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (SBTS) in Louisville, KY
• Ph.D. in Systematic Theology, Minor in American Church History from SBTS

Jared enjoys spending time with his wife, playing games with his children, Batman, the NFL and NBA, and playing the guitar.


Michael Rollins, Youth and Associate Pastor


Michael has led the student ministry of Homesteads Baptist Church since 2009. Married to Jessica, they have a beatiful little girl and a bouncy baby boy who are the highlight of their lives. Michael is a graduate of Bryan College and a native of Dunlap, Tennessee. Michael isn't a tough man to find.  Just look to where a crowd of youth are having an amazing time and he will be right there with them. His gifts are teaching, encouragement, and counseling. His hobbies are spending time with his wife and kids, shooting sports, and all things Superman.


Jaime Unser, Administrative Assistant


A Florida native, Jaime graduated from University of Central Fl with a bachelor’s in business administration in 2008. She has a professional background in customer service and schedule analysis. Having put her faith in Christ at a young age, Jaime seeks to live a life holy and pleasing to the Lord. Following the example of the apostle Paul, acknowledging that surrendering one’s own life for the gospel of Christ is the only goal worthy of attaining. She lives in Crossville with Ted, her husband of 20 years,  they have 4 children, Tanner, David, Emalee, and Kaylee. Jaime’s interests include dance, painting, poetry, movies, music. Her family is building a home themselves while enjoying raising chickens, gardening, grilling, hiking, hunting…. basically anything that can be done outdoors in God’s glorious creation!

Kenny Sykes, Minister of Music


Kenny Sykes - Minister of Music
Kenny began serving as Minister of Music in March of 2016. He is a graduate of Campbell University and has served over 25 years in some form of music ministry. He enjoys playing the piano, fishing and cheering on the University of Tennessee Vols in football and basketball with his family. He has been married to his wife Melissa for over 20 years and they have 2 young adults, Johnathan and Virginia. He was ordained into the Gospel Ministry in September of 2011.


Paul Jicka, Director of Children's Ministry

 Paul Bio Formal

Paul Jicka has been at Homesteads Baptist Church since 2022. He graduated in 2020
with a bachelor’s degree in Leadership and Christian Education from The Baptist
College of Florida. Paul has a dedicated heart to teach children the Word of God. You’ll
find him running around playing and hurding the kids. His hobbies are coaching/playing
soccer, making lattes or any coffee related drink, building legos, and designing stickers.