Our Leadership Team

Pastoral Staff


Steven Greene - Lead Pastor

Pastor Steven came to Central in late 2017. He formerly served as a student pastor for nine years in Florida and Alabama. He and his wife Suzette have four children - Adalyn, Samuel, Ezra, and Josiah.

Steven has a B.A. in Pastoral Theology and M.Min. from Trinity Baptist College and an M.Div. in Evangelism and Church Planting from Liberty University. He is passionate about sharing the gospel of Jesus to the world and leading Central to have a gospel impact within its community.


Neil Butler - Associate Pastor

Pastor Neil came to Central in 1960 as a child with his family. He has devoted most of his ministry to nursing homes and prisons and is the former pastor of Family of God Baptist Church in Auburn, Georgia. He and his wife Mary Ellen have three daughters and three grandchildren.

With a long history in Gwinnett County, Neil is a graduate of Central Gwinnett Lawrenceville High School, Gwinnett Hall Baptist College, and Andersonville Baptist Seminary. He is the senior adult minister at Central and enjoys checking in on the elderly in our congregation.


Ministry Team


Linda Beshers
Administrative Assistant


Suzette Greene
Preschool & Children’s Ministry


Cindy Henza
Pastor’s Assistant


Mark Rice
Worship Leader


Henry “Coach Stu” Stewart
Minister of Recreation


Jackson Tucker
Youth Leader