senior pastor:  billie Lawson Jr.


Billie E. Lawson, Jr., a native of South Carolina, has served as Senior Pastor of Wilson's Mills Baptist Church since 1987.

He is a 1984 graduate of Furman University, Greenville, SC where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music. He received his Master of Divinity with Religious Education from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC. in 1987.

In his 40-year ministry, Pastor Billie has also served the Lord in the following places, Bethel Baptist Church, Laurens, SC as organist, Antioch Baptist Church in Enoree, SC as Minister of Music/Youth, and Wakefield Central Baptist Church, Zebulon, NC as Associate Pastor of Music, Worship, and Youth.

He is married to his college sweetheart, the former Lorraine Hester. They have two grown sons and two granddaughters.

In his spare time, Pastor Billie loves spending time with his family, cooking and spending time alone with God in nature.

Associate Pastor:  tj tamer

TJ Tamer has been an associate pastor at Wilson's Mills Baptist Church since April of 2014. He has been involved in youth and music ministry as a pastor or an intern for 12 years, serving several churches in North Carolina before coming to Wilson's Mills.

Pastor TJ received his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Religion from Appalachian State University, his Master's of Divinity degree in Christian Ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC.

Pastor TJ enjoys teaching and ministering to students, training them to become fully-devoted, gospel-centered followers of Christ. He also enjoys leading and engaging in worship, helping to focus our attention on Christ.

Pastor TJ and his wife, Alyson, celebrated the birth of their first child, Wyatt Ethan, in April 2013 and their second child, Sawyer Haddon, in June 2017.

administrative assistant: Huel Massengill

Huel Whitley Massengill was born in Johnston County and has been the Administrative Assistant for Wilson's Mills Baptist Church since 1997.

She is a graduate of Corinth Holders High School and Johnston Community College with a business degree.

Huel worked at Gerald Corporation, Sylvania and retired from Eaton Corporation with 25 years of service.

She is married to Jerry; they have 3 children, 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Huel loves basketball and baseball (Carolina Tarheels and the Braves are her favorites). She loves to read, travel and spend time with family and friends.

She is also a Mary Kay Cosmetics Sales Director; loves the business, customers and business associates.


Administrative Assistant of Ministry:  Kimberly Brewer

Kimberly Strickland Brewer is originally from Buies Creek, NC and now resides in Smithfield, NC.  She has been a member of Wilson's Mills Baptist Church in Johnston County since November of 2000.  She has worked as an Administrative Assistant of Ministry since September of 2017. 


Kimberly is a 1992 graduate of Triton High School. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Campbell University, and received her Master's of School Administration degree from N.C. State University.


Kimberly is married to Brandon; they have a daughter, Carley, and a son, Nicholas.


Kimberly's hobbies include attending sporting events, taking beach trips  with her family and friends, watching her daughter ride horses, and her son play baseball.