Our Team

Pastors & Staff

Leslie & Bridgett Lupton

Lead Pastors

Pastor Leslie and Bridgett Lupton have been happily married since October of 1999 and have served faithfully in full time ministry ever since. They have been blessed with three beautiful daughters: Klarissa, Courtney, and Chloe. Most recently, they have also added a son-in-law, Kody.

Pastor Leslie is an Ordained Bishop in the Church of God (Cleveland, TN). He has served in multiple capacities within the church including pastoral ministries, as well as a keynote speaker at camps, camp meetings, and leadership conferences. He has a heart for connecting people to Jesus and encouraging them to find their purpose in fulfilling the Great Commission.

Randy & Vicki Smith

Legacy Pastors

Randy and Vicki Smith served as the legacy pastors of The Healing Place since 2021. Before that, they served as lead pastors since 2003. Randy and Vicki have more than three decades of ministerial experience. They have served in various roles such as children’s pastors, student pastors, music pastors, and senior adult pastors as well as State Youth Directors in the Church of God in Mississippi and Louisiana. Their heart, however, is for the local church. Randy and Vicki have two daughters, Bridgett and Tiffney, and the five most beautiful grandchildren in the world!

Anthony Bellew

Senior Adult Ministry

Anthony Bellew has been the senior adult pastor and overseer of care ministries since 2016. Previously, he served for thirty years as a volunteer in various ministries including Christian education and nursing home ministry.  Pastor Anthony has been married to his wife, Renee, since 1997; they have two children, McKenzie and Carter. Anthony loves hiking, fishing, camping, good books, and cars.

Renee Bellew

Office Receptionist

Renee Bellew has been the office receptionist since 2017. She has been  married to her husband, Anthony Bellew, since 1997; they have two children, McKenzie and Carter. Renee loves camping, hiking. and vacationing at the beach.

Tommy Butler

Media Ministry

Tommy Butler has served as the media director since 2016. He has served in media ministry at various churches for seventeen years. Tommy has been happily married to his wife, Leahia, since 1997. They have two children, Noah and Anna Grace.  Tommy enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, and fishing.

Mark Correll

Church Evangelism

Mark Correll has been in ministry for more than thirty years. He and his wife, Sheryl, became lead pastors in 1985. In 2007, they transitioned out of lead pastoring and into a ministry of evangelism and teaching. Under Mark Correll Ministries International, Mark has reached communities around the United States and the world. He continues to coordinate tours to the Holy Land, supports several ministries in Israel, and offers a website with teaching products and media. Mark and Sheryl have three children: Mark Jr., Cassie, and Bethany. They have seven beautiful grandchildren: Wilder, Mary Layne, Nora Ruth, Lucas, Sam, Brody, and Eli James.

Larry Graham

Music Ministry

Larry Graham has served as the music pastor at The Healing Place since July of 2006. He has been involved in ministry for more than thirty years and has served on the Alabama State Music Committee for fourteen years. He has been happily married to Denise “Smitty” Graham for thirty-four years. They have one son, Wesley, who is married to Megan. Larry and Smitty have three grandchildren, Lucy, Bennett, and Joellen. He loves Alabama Football and playing golf. 

Smitty Graham

Executive Assistant

Shelby Denise Graham serves as the executive assistant of The Healing Place Church. While serving the church, she also embodies many roles. She is wife to Larry Graham, mom to Wesley Graham, mother-in-law to Megan Graham, and Gigi to her precious grandchildren—Lucy, Bennett, and Joellen.  She is “Denise” to her mother and siblings; she is “Smitty” to her friends. Whatever title she holds, she is blessed to live the life God has given her.  She enjoys reading, sewing, the Alabama Crimson Tide, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Wes Graham

Music Ministry Assistant

Wes Graham has served at The Healing Place since 2006. He is also a public school principal in the Birmingham area. Wes is married to Megan Graham. They have three beautiful children: Lucy, Bennett, and Joellen. Wes loves all types of music and sports, especially Alabama football.

Austin Hancock

Young Adult Ministry

Austin Hancock has served as Young Adult Pastor at The Healing Place since September 2020.  Austin is an Ordained Minister in the Church of God, and graduated from Lee University in 2017 with a Bachelor’s degree in Pastoral Ministries.  With his previous ministry experience in Student Ministry and Young Adult ministry, he is passionate about seeing others come from all walks of life to know Jesus and thrive in a relationship with Him.  In his free time, you can find him pursuing his real estate career, enjoying the outdoors, and cheering on his favorite sports teams!

David Hunsinger

Security

David Hunsinger is the security director and has served in church ministries for nineteen years. He organized the security program at The Healing Place in 2016 and is currently a private investigator. He served nineteen years as a law enforcement officer, including two police academies and being a Field Training Officer for new police officers. He has since retired and is a member of the NRA and USCCA. He is also a NRA Firearms Instructor and teaches church security teams to be state certified. He is a “Level Trainer 2” with the State of Alabama Security Regulatory Board.

He has been married to Wanda Hunsinger since December 2001. They have seven children: Jeff, Michelle, Amy, Christopher, Tracy, Jimmy and Maranda. They also have four grandchildren: Sadie, Kyler, Austin and Cameron. His interests are security training, firearms, awareness training, protecting his church, and serving the LORD.

Percy Jones

Ministry Assistant to the Lead Pastor

Percy Jones is currently serving as the ministry assistant to the lead pastor. Previously, he served as associate pastor at New Beginning Christian Fellowship and holds a degree in Biblical Studies. Percy is also a licensed electrician. He has been married to Labrina since 2014. He enjoys watching action-packed movies and completing electrical work.

Aimee Krenz

Graphic Design

Aimee Krenz has served as the graphic designer at The Healing Place Church since May of 2007. She has served in different areas of ministry including children’s, student, and media ministry since 1996. Aimee married Beau Krenz in December of 2009.  They had a son named Judah in March of 2012, and another son, Jonah, in June of 2017. In her spare time, Aimee enjoys spending time with her family, knitting, and scuba diving.

Vicki Lee

Business & Finance Ministry

Vicki Lee has been the business and financial ministries pastor at The Healing Place Church since 2014. She is a retired banker of twenty-five years and has worked in church administration for fourteen years. Vicki has been involved in ministry work, as a volunteer and paid worker for more than thirty years. Vicki has been married to Ricky Lee since 1986. She and Ricky have three grown children: Brett Lee, Tiffany Brasher, and Heather Brasher. They have five wonderful grandchildren: Ava, Brodie, Adalyn, Bentlee, and Remington.  Vicki’s first love is spending time with her family. She and Ricky love to travel to different places. She enjoys reading, shopping, and gardening.

Addison Lett

Children's Ministry

Addison Lett has served has the children’s pastor since March of 2021, but began his time at The Healing Place as an intern through LEAD Alabama in August of 2019. Growing up as a pastors’ kid, Addison found his passion for ministry as a young student and began serving in children’s ministry at the age of twelve. Prior to serving at The Healing Place, Addison was employed by the Boys and Girls Club of Central Alabama for four years and worked as a Program Director. He is an Ordained Minister in the Church of God. In May of 2021, Addison will receive a Bachelors degree in Ministry Leadership with an emphasis in Counseling from Lee University. On any given day, you can find him analyzing sports and hanging out with family and close friends.

Ashlyn Lett

Student Ministry

Ashlyn Lett has served as the student pastor since March of 2020, but began her time serving The Healing Place as an intern in the fall of 2019.  Growing up with pastors as parents, Ashlyn acquired a passion for ministry at a young age. Having served as a children’s ministry director, worship leader, student pastor, softball coach, and public school teacher, she has obtained various ministerial and career experiences. She is a licensed minister, a certified teacher, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education with an emphasis in English from Samford University. In her spare time, she enjoys music, writing, watching college softball, drinking coffee, and visiting the beach.

Renee Pierce

Nursery Director

Renee Pierce has served as the nursery director at The Healing Place since 2016. She has worked with children and youth for the last twenty years. Renee has been happily married to her husband, Tim, since 2004, and they have a daughter named Katelyn. She enjoys traveling, fishing, and the outdoors.

Terry Williams,   MA, LPC

THP Counseling

Terry has a rich and diverse history in pastoral ministries having served as a lead pastor of various churches in Alabama and Tennessee, a Therapist and Chaplain with Bradford Health Services, and a hospice chaplain. Terry holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Christian Ministry from Lee University and a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  He is an Ordained Bishop in The Church of God, a Licensed Professional Counselor by The Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling, and a member of The American Association of Christian Counselors.   Married since 1982 to Terri, they have two children;  Ashley who is married to Kenneth, and Tyler who is married to Jenna.  He is the proud PawPaw of two grandsons, Evan and Jack!