September 21, 2017

Meet Our Teachers

Pastor Eric Spady

Director of Hidden Treasure Ministry and Associate Pastor of Discipleship at Grace Point Church.

Eric has a Masters degree in Psychotherapy and Bachelor degrees in Theology and Missions. He has worked with Youth With a Mission for more than 20 years giving leadership to an international training base in Sweden while leading outreach teams all over Europe.

Eric is a sought after international teacher for the counseling skills he has developed in the last ten years by working intensely one-on-one with people, to strengthen their relationship skills, recovery from trauma and help them find freedom.

Now he is sharing out of his wealth of experience what has been the most helpful to him, as well as those he has helped and taught.

Pastor Athol Barnes

Senior Pastor of Grace Point Baptist Church

Athol Barnes has served as the senior pastor of Grace Point for the past three years.  He and his wife Debbie were involved in fulltime missions for over 10 years, have led many mission teams around the world, and led YWAM discipleship training schools prior to being called to the pastorate. Athol has a master’s degree in Theology, majoring in Missions, and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Prior to this ministry position, Athol has served in multiple leadership roles.  He was an officer in the South African Military, Owner and CEO of an engineering consulting company, General manager of a materials handling company, and over 30 years of experience in leading Life Groups.

Athol has a passion to impart what he has learned about Biblical leadership, Time Management Strategies, and raising up the next generation of leaders.