Leadership Team

Say hello to the Leadership Team at Parkway Baptist Church

Meet our leadership

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Peter Grant - Lead Pastor

Peter Grant moved to Lakeland in 2012 after spending 11 years as youth pastor in Macon, GA. Since 2015 he has served as Parkway's Lead Pastor. Peter and his wife Natalie have been married since June of 2002. They are blessed with two awesome little girls – Bailee and Brooklyn. The Grants are excited about what God is doing at Parkway and in the community of Lakeland.

"The best is yet to come!" - Pastor Pete

Scott Smith - Youth and Music

Scott Smith joined the team at Parkway in 2015. Scott leads our music ministry and works with the teens at Parkway. Scott is married to his wife, Abby, and enjoys fishing, golfing, and anything basketball.

"God's doing a new thing in our region." - Scott Smith

Michael Battle - Kids

Michael Battle joined the Parkway Baptist Church leadership team in 2017 as the kids ministry director. Michael is married to his beautiful wife Amber, and together they have a daughter, Annaleigh. They enjoy spending time with family at the park, going to Disney, watching football, and playing Catan.

"God's plans for your life are better than you can imagine." - Michael Battle

Mike Odum - School Administrator

Mike Odum joined the Parkway Baptist Church leadership team in 2006 as the Parkway Christian Academy Administrator.

"God is a father to the fatherless." - Mike