Leadership

Elders

Elder - Connect

Colby Garman

Colby and his wife Annie have been married since 2001 and are the parents of Haley, Darcy, Gracie and Penelope. Colby oversees the teaching ministries of the church. Before coming to Pillar, Colby served as an associate pastor at Stafford Baptist Church (the church that planted Pillar Church). In 2008, the Garmans joined the staff of the International Mission Board and served for two years in Iceland. Colby is a graduate of Liberty University where he earned a B.A. in Biblical Studies and of Biola University where he earned an M.A. in Christian Apologetics. 

Elder - Commission

Clint Clifton

Clint Clifton is the founding pastor of Pillar Church. Clint and his wife Jennifer have been married since 2000 and have five children: Noah, Ruthe, Isaiah, Betchina and Moses. Clint served in several ministry positions throughout the Southeast before planting Pillar Church. Clint holds a B.A. from The Baptist College of Florida and an M.A. from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. Clint oversees the church planting efforts of Pillar Church and serves as a City Missionary for the North American Mission Board in Washington DC. You can get to know Pastor Clint better by listening to his podcast.

Elder - Care

Ryan Peugh

Elder - Cultivate

Joe Craft

Joe and his wife Cassie met at George Mason University and were married shortly after Joe was commissioned a 2nd Lt in the United States Marine Corps.  They are blessed with seven children, Joe, Jackie, Jake, Olivia, Samantha, Rebecca, and Christian James; and they recently became grandparents with the birth of Mariangel.  Over Joe's thirty-three years of active duty service, the Craft family moved 19 times and were active members of 16 churches, giving them a unique perspective on the importance of a welcoming, actively supportive, Christ-centered church family.  The Crafts joined Pillar Church in  2017 and are passionate about knowing Jesus and making Him known through discipleship and church multiplication. 

Elder - Cultivate

Alex Chatman

Alex is a retired Marine whose best decision in life was marrying Kate. They have two sons - Al and Victor - who were the founding members of our youth ministry, back when they were the only two teenagers in the church. Alex continues to lead the Youth Ministry at Pillar, and provides excellent leadership in maximizing our financial resources.

Elder - Connect

Tim Speace

Tim and Mary graduated from Wheaton College in 2006 and were married in 2007. They are an active-duty Army family and are so thankful for the community they’ve found at Pillar. They have have three kids - Hope, Naomi, and Eli - and have been blessed to be foster parents in Prince William County. They are passionate about fostering authentic community.