Meet Our Pastor


Pastor Chris & Gayle Reynolds with their family

Chris has been at MZBC since December 1999, serving first as the Administrative Pastor and then beginning in 2003 as the Senior Pastor. 
Prior to moving to MZBC he served as the Associate Pastor of Perimeter Road Baptist in Valdosta.

Chris is a graduate of Valdosta state university with a B.A in History.  He earned his Master of Arts from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  Chris and his wife, Gayle have two grown children.- Dallas (married to Russell Hazelrig) and a son Davis. 


Favorite Old Testament verse…

Zechariah 4:6 

So he said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the Lord Almighty.


Favorite New Testament verse…

 Romans 10:13

for, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”


Favorite Quotes…

  • Follow Me – Jesus
  • To reach people no one else is reaching, we must do things no one else is doing. – Craig Groeschel


Favorite Books…

  • The Bible
  • Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire – Jim Cymbala

  • In His Steps – Charles Sheldon


Favorite Movies…

  • A Man from Snowy River
  • Top Gun


Unique Facts…

  • I have ADHD…Therefore, short stories are better than long ones.
  • Maw-Maw told me God would call me to be a Preacher because I could not be still and quiet in church.