Meet Our Staff


    Lead Pastor

    Blake White began serving as Lead Pastor at South Side on July 27, 2017. Previously he was the Campus Pastor of the Dripping Springs Campus of Austin Ridge Bible Church. Blake received a B.S. from Angelo State in 2005. He went on to earn a Master of Divinity in Christian Ministry from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2010 and then a Masters of Theology degree in Biblical Theology from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2012. Blake is married to Alicia and they have 5 children: Josiah, Asher, Karis, Knox, and Bo. He enjoys dating his wife, playing with his kids, reading, and has written a dozen theology books. His life verse is Colossians 1:28-2:5.

    To learn more about Blake's books, visit our Blake's Books page.


    Staff Elder & Associate Pastor

    Tim has served as University Pastor since June 2001. He graduated from Hardin-Simmons University (BBS) in 1998, and earned a Master of Arts in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2008. He leads our ministry to college students at Hardin-Simmons University, McMurry University, Abilene Christian University and Cisco College. He and his wife, Kara, have four children. 


    Youth Pastor

    Jamey has served as Youth Pastor since June of 2008. A graduate of National-Louis University (BS in Management Information Systems) and Dallas Theological Seminary (Master of Arts in Christian Education), his heart is to lead students to Jesus Christ, disciple them in their walk, and send them out as disciple makers for the Kingdom. Jamey's wife, Tammie, serves in the Youth Ministry. Jamey and Tammie have four children.


    Early Childhood Director

    Charcy Hardin joined our staff in July 2017. Her responsibilities include overseeing the staffing and care of our nursery. Charcy is married to Justin and they have three children:  Emma, Brett, and Gracie.


    Children's Ministry Director

    Ashley came on as Children's Ministry Director in early 2016.  She graduated from Hardin-Simmons in 2010 with a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education.  From 2010-2015 she taught 5th and 2nd grade at a local elementary school.  Her heart is for children to understand the truth of the Gospel and to establish a personal relationship with Christ as their Savior and Lord.  She is married to Stephen and they have two children: Avery and Logan.   Ashley's responsibility is to oversee the Children's Ministry (Kindergarten through 6th grade).