Meet Our Elders and Deacons

Brandon Smith, Pastor

Brandon F. Smith has served in Christian ministry for over 25 years. During this time he has served local churches in Birmingham, AL; Knoxville, TN; Griffin, GA; and Jackson, GA. Brandon has served as pastor of Trinity Reformed Baptist Church in Jackson since 2003. He also serves on the administrative council of the Georgia Association of Confessional Baptists. Brandon graduated with a B.A. in History from Macon State College and a Pastoral Theology Diploma from The Log College. He co-authored a chapter in Confessing the Impassible God and co-authored the book The Gospel Heritage of Georgia Baptists: 1772-1830. He is married to Beth and has four children.

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Robin Eckhardt, Elder

Robin M. Eckhardt has served as one of the founding elders at Trinity. He is currently retired from a 32 year airline career. Brother Robin is married to Sandi and they have two adult children.

Robin can be reached by email at

Steven Henderson, Elder

Steven R. Henderson currently teaches history at Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy in McDonough, Georgia. He had pastored for several years before teaching in Christian schools for the last several years. A graduate of the University of Georgia, he also received an MDiv from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He has served as an adjunct instructor of history at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and has also presented and published papers on various topics in history. Members of Trinity Reformed Baptist Church, Steven and his wife, April, live in Jackson, Georgia, and have four children.

Steven can be reached by email at