MEET THE TEAM

Bryant May

Lead Pastor
Bryant and Heather are originally from Brandon. Bryant and Heather were married in November 2008 after meeting at Mississippi College. Bryant has a Masters of Divinity from Liberty Seminary and has a passion to teach and lead people from the truth of God’s Word. Bryant also spends time broadcasting sports and cheering for the Alabama Crimson Tide. Bryant and Heather also enjoy spending family time with their son, Braylon and daughter Cait.

Josh Jordan

Worship & Creative Pastor
Josh is originally from Clinton, MS. He met his wife Celeste while they were both serving as student leaders at church, and they were married April 16, 2011. Josh graduated from Mississippi College with a degree in business but has been a part of worship and student ministry for several years. He loves being a dad and hanging out with their children Piper, Judah, and Brooks. Josh also enjoys writing music and being outdoors.

Brian Rester

Discipleship Pastor
Brian is from Pelahatchie, Mississippi. He has been married to his wife Brittany since 2011, and they have two children Ashlyn and Grayson. Brittany also serves on our staff team as the LittleLIFE Director. Brian has a degree in Leadership & Ministry and has a desire to see people connect with others and Jesus through intentional relationships. Brian also enjoys hanging out with his family and cheering on LSU.

Tyler Boles

Connections Pastor
Tyler and his wife Virginia are both from Quitman, MS.  Tyler is a William Carey University graduate with a degree in religious studies. Tyler and Virginia served as missionaries in Australia, and Tyler has also served as a student pastor with multiple churches. Virginia works as a dietitian with Blue Cross Blue Shield. The Boles enjoy camping, hiking, kayaking, and just about anything outdoors.

Matthew Stevens

Student & Mobilization Pastor
Matthew and Morgan moved to Pearl from Quitman, MS, along with their daughter Magnolia Belle. Matthew graduated from Mississippi College with a degree in Communications. He is passionate about building relationships, and he has over 10 years experience in student ministry. Morgan has a Childhood Development degree and works as a 4 year old pre-k teacher. They love getting people together to play games, and in their free time, they love to travel and explore!

Brittany Rester

LittleLIFE Director
Brittany is from Clinton Mississippi. She has been married to her husband Brian since 2011. Brian also serves on our staff team as the Discipleship Pastor. Brittany graduated from Grace Bible College with an Associates degree in Leadership and Ministry. She enjoys spending time with her daughter Ashlyn and son Grayson.

AG Rogers

KidLIFE Director
A.G. (Ashley Grace) is a Pearl High School and Belhaven University graduate with a degree in chemistry. A.G. has been a part of The Exchange since 2014 and has served in our KidLIFE and StudentLIFE ministries for the last several years. She has a passion to see children understand the truth of God’s Word and grow in their faith as children of God. In her free time, she loves to work with colorguard teams and hangout with her family.

Jeri McKnight

Administrative Assistant & Environment Coordinator
Jeri has been a resident of Pearl for the past ten plus years, moving from Forest, MS where she owned Jeri’s School of Dance for twenty-two years. She has one daughter, Stacie, and a granddaughter, Brittany. She is currently in the Insurance Business and fills her spare time with volunteer work, music, reading and gardening

Amanda Lyle

Ministry Assistant
Amanda and David Lyle are life-long residents of Pearl, MS and have been married for 30 years. Amanda has spent the last 30 years working in the corporate world in bookkeeping and accounting. David is a salesman for a safety company. They have 2 children, and 2 grandchildren, and they love planning family vacations where they can all be together. Amanda is passionate about loving people in their brokenness. In her spare time, she loves working in her yard and specifically her flower beds.