Pastors & Staff

Scott Hadley

Lead Pastor

Pursuing a life of ministry since a young age, Pastor Scott has passionately dedicated his life to the church.  Pastor Scott received his Bachelor's Degree from Arlington Baptist University.  Upon graduating from ABU, Pastor Scott has had privilege of serving in many different pastoral roles within several different churches. He began at Marsh Lane back in 1998 as the student pastor and served here for over nine years before the Lord led him elsewhere. Back in 2017, the Lord brought Pastor Scott back home to fulfill our Executive Pastor position before being named Co-Pastor back in February of 2021, then taking over as Lead Pastor in January of 2024. Pastor Scott has been married to his high-school sweetheart for more than thirty years and together they have five kids, and multiple grandkids(and counting). His interests include spending time with family and anything Michigan.

Dr. John P. Hadley

Missions Pastor

Pastor John began serving as Missions Pastor in January of 2024. Before that, he served as Senior Pastor from August of 2000 through February of 2021, then as Co-Pastor through December of 2023.  Pastor John received his Bachelor's degree from Arlington Baptist University, and his Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry from Southwest Bible College.  Pastor John has been married to his beautiful bride Toni for more than fifty-five years and together they have four children, twelve grandchildren, and over fifteen great-grandchildren. His interests include playing golf and traveling to new and exciting places. 

Dianna Talkington

Office Administrator

Dianna has attended Marsh Lane since 1989 and served as Administrative Assistant from 1990 to 1995. She returned to the staff as Office Administrator in 2013. As part of her job, she handles the church finances and the various office tasks involved with the operation of the church and its ministries. Dianna earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Office Administration from McMurry College (now McMurry University) in Abilene, Texas. In addition to enjoying time with family and friends, she enjoys many types of crafts, puzzles and games in her spare time. Dianna has been married to John, her high school sweetheart, since 1990. Together, they have two daughters, and one son-in-law. 

Cade Ogletree

Music Director 

Johnny Garner

Facilities Director 

Deacon Board

Rick Brown
Brady Hadley
John Talkington
John Tarlton, Chairman