Associational Director of Missions: Dr. Tracy W. Jaggers
     Email: tjaggers@gatewaybaptistassoc.org

Dr. Jaggers has been in full time ministry since 1979. He has served in the roles of SenTracy7ior Pastor, Associate Pastor, Minister of Music, Youth Pastor and Minister of Education. He has been married 38 years. He and his wife, Lorna, have 5 children and 5 grandsons.

Tracy has a B. S. in Music from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri, an M.A. in Christian Education from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Memphis, Tennessee, an M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, and the D.Min. in Church Revitalization from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri.

He is a frequent blogger and writer for state and national revitalization websites and magazines, as well as an active speaker in state and national revitalization conferences. Check out his website at http://www.churchoverhauler.com.


Financial Assistant: Diane Ward

dianeDiane attends Second Baptist Church in Granite City where she is the Treasurer/Financial Secretary. She plans to complete her Associate degree in Accounting in the Fall of 2017 at Southwestern Illinois College. She has a brother, two nephews and two great nieces that she loves dearly!