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Our Staff

Marc Sasser

Senior Pastor

Marc has served as the Senior Pastor since 2006. He and his wife Laura have two adult children who proudly serve our nation in the military. They have two beautiful grandchildren. Marc is from Pensacola, Florida and is now proud to be a Tennessee Volunteer. He graduated from the University of Mobile. He has served in the ministry since 1984. He also serves in various local and State ministry positions and has a heart for world missions.

Mike Patty

Associate Pastor Men’s Ministry

Mike has been in the ministry since 1971. Mike and his wife Kathy have been married for 45 years. They have two daughters, two sons-in-law, and five grandchildren. He has served as a bi vocational Pastor for 38 years before coming to Callahan Road Baptist Church in 2014. Mike has also served as a volunteer Police Chaplain for the Knoxville Police Department for the past 19 years.


Carlos Flores

Missions Pastor

Carlos was born in Izabal, Guatemala. He is married to Martha Flores and they have 3 children. Carlos moved to Knoxville in 2007 where he has served in different Spanish Churches. In 2010, Carlos joined Callahan Road Baptist Church. He served for 8 years before becoming the Missions Pastor and leader of the outreach ministry in 2018. Carlos organizes all mission trips locally and abroad. He also organizes our local community outreach projects. 

Robert Sullivan

Youth Pastor

Robert has served as the youth pastor since 2015. He and his wife Amanda have an adorable Chocolate Lab named Freya that they like to take on hikes. Within the ministry Robert organizes all things youth and helps lead the college and career ministry as well.

Jared Forgety

Worship Pastor

Jared has served as bi-vocational Worship Pastor at CRBC since the Spring of 2016. Jared, beautiful wife Rachel, and daughter Audrey live in Andersonville, TN. Jared is the Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator at the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce.  He is a graduate of the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky.  where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Religion. Jared enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, playing music, and cheering on the Vols.

Gina Spradlen

Office Manager


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