• Josh Tillman - Lead Pastor


    Josh Tillman is the Lead Pastor at Northwest Baptist Church. Josh has 14 years of ministry experience in various roles serving local churches in Florida, Kentucky, and Missouri. Additionally, he has international experience doing mission work in the Philippines with the Bob Tebow Evangelistic Association (BTEA) and training pastors in El Salvador.  He received a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies (2008) from Boyce College, a Masters of Divinity in Christian Ministry from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (2011) and is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Philosophy in Biblical Theology from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Josh enjoys spending time with his family, playing guitar, reading, and all things Florida Gators. Before going to college Josh spent a year doing missionary work in the Philippines through the BTEA. Through serving with BTEA, Josh met Joanna whom he married in 2003. Josh and Joanna are the proud parents of five children.

  • joe hanks - Pastor for students and families


    Joe joined the staff in August of 2017 after having previously served churches in Georgia, Kentucky, and Alabama. Joe earned his Master of Theology Studies from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Joe has a deep passion for teaching God's Word, showing children and students how it applies to their lives, as well as encouraging parents in their journey.  Joe and his wife Danielle have three children.  

  • Pam Pelkey-Rose - Ministerial Assistant


    Pam joined the Northwest staff in October 2020. She is from South Florida and is a proud parent to her son Parker who attends Santa Fe College after graduating from Buchholz.

    Pam wants you to know to “Come by and see me anytime, I can’t wait to meet each of you and assist with your needs in any way I can.”