Craig joined the staff at Southwest in 2005, and became the senior minister in 2011. He is a graduate of Atlanta Christian College (now Point University) and Emmanuel School of Religion (now Emmanuel Christian Seminary.) Craig, his wife, Melanie, and their children, Carter, Abigail, Lauren, Sawyer, and Leah, live in Newnan.
James WhiteSenior Associate Minister & Pastoral Care
James has been on staff the longest of any current staff member, having served as a youth minister, worship leader, and now in his current role focusing on pastoral care. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministries from Atlanta Christian College (now Point University) and a Master of Divinity from Emmanuel School of Religion (now Emmanuel Christian Seminary.) He has also completed 4 units of Clinical Pastoral Education. James and his wife, Renee, are grateful for the opportunity to serve our church.
Deanna joined the staff in November 2012 fulfilling a long standing desire to be a children’s minister. Deanna holds a Bachelor of Science in Biblical Studies from Atlanta Christian College (now Point University.) She lives in Newnan with her husband, John, and three children, Hannah, Steven and William.
Isaiah joined the staff at Southwest in 2018. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies and Preaching Ministry from Point University. Isaiah and his wife, Satora, share a passion for ministry and love serving the students of SWCC together.