The Staff of NPBC
Dr. Troy Dixon, Lead Pastor
Pastor Troy has served as the lead Pastor of Normandy Park since 2007. Born and raised on Jacksonville's Westside, he has served churches in the panhandle of Florida and Alabama.
Pastor Troy has a passion for preaching and teaching the Bible. The goal of his ministry is to see lives transformed by the gospel. He is the author of GO! A Spiritual Pocket Guide for Mission Trips.
He and his wife Susan are the proud parents of Joshua, Jonathan and Gracie. In his down time he loves cycling, cooking BBQ, reading, photography and Florida football.
Mike Ragland, Associate Pastor
Known by many names: Coach Mike, Mr. Mike, Pastor Mike, Uncle Mike, Hey you, and others, Mike is a native of Jacksonville, FL. He grew up the younger of two brothers in a close knit community in NE Florida he refers to as "The Westside". He is the husband to a beautiful wife, Michelle Ragland, and has been married for what seems to be a short time. They have two wonderful sons, Cody and Chad, who are great friends, students, cousins, nephews and children. Mike loves Krispy Kreme, sports, mission trips, and spending time with his family.
Mike is a graduate of Ed White High School (Jax, Fl), Liberty University (Lynchburg, VA) and currently in a graduate program at Trinity Baptist College.
He was called to Normandy Park Baptist Church as Associate Pastor in August of 2010. In addition to leading the youth department, Mike directs the outreach and mission efforts of the congregation.
Steven Amos, Children's Pastor
Steven has served at Normandy Park Baptist Church since 2011, first serving as our College and Career Director and shifting to our Children’s Director. He and his wife Olivia are the new proud parents of Lukas James Amos (Luke). Steven will be pursuing a Master’s of Divinity in 2016 to promote his education and further develop his experience in ministry.
Steven has a heart for missions and seeing others accept Christ, having participated and helped lead several local outreaches and participated in several local and international trips. Steven enjoys tennis, spending time with family and friends, and traveling.
Vernel Oberes, Worship Pastor
Vernel has been serving at Normandy Park Baptist Church since the end of 2016. He was born and raised in the Philippines. He moved to the United States after high school. Vernel is a graduate of Columbia International University (South Carolina), and has been serving as a Worship Pastor at various churches for over 25 years.
He and his wife Jaylyn have 2 children, Jazmyn and Joshua. We are blessed to have them and how they use their talents for the Lord.