We believe the Bible.  We proclaim the Gospel.
We love one another.  We exalt Jesus Christ. 

8400 W Beloit Rd., West Allis, WI 53227



Dr. Ross Layne
Lead Pastor

Born in Lake Jackson, Texas.  Grew up mostly in Clemson and Piedmont, South Carolina.  Married to Melissa. 
Ross and Melissa have two children.  Their son Philip is married to Ellie and serves as pastor in Sheboygan. 
Their daughter Ariail is a Registered Nurse at Children's Wisconsin.


  • B. A. from Clemson University (1984).
  • M.Div. from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary (1987).
  • Th.M. and Ph.D. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (1999, 2003).

 Ministry History

  • Pastor, Faith Baptist Church in Batesville, Arkansas (1988-1996).
  • Pastor, Cedar Hill Baptist Church, Owenton, Kentucky (1997-2004).
  • Senior Pastor, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Lavonia, Georgia (2004- 2009).
  • Associate Pastor, Grace Community Church, West Allis, Wisconsin (2010-2013).
  • Lead Pastor, Grace Community Church, West Allis, Wisconsin (2013-Present).

Joel Ebert
Associate Pastor for Missions and Evangelism