Erik Switzer - Senior Pastor Erik has been on staff since 2011. He and his wife Melinda have four grown sons, and three grandchildren. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Christian Counseling and Biblical Studies from Liberty University. He also holds a MATS degree as well as a M.Div. in Biblical Studies from Liberty Theological Seminary and is currently working on his doctorate. Erik has been employed at East Texas Medical Center Emergency Medical Services and Paramedics Plus as the Director of Support Services for over 30 years. Presently, Erik is associated with and on the Board of Christian Hunters and Anglers as well as Sharon Community Health Clinic, The Magdalene Home, and the Smith Baptist Association. Sharon Church is blessed to have such a loving, family driven pastor.
Matt Knight - Worship/Student Pastor Matt has served on staff since 2014, in addition he has served churches in Arkansas, East Texas and the Southern Philippines where he and his family served as missionaries for 13 years. His calling came while in the 10th grade but it wasn't until 1st year of college that he surrendered to God's calling in his life. Matt graduated with a degree in Christian Music Ministries from the Philippine Missionary Baptist Seminary Asia Institute of Theology and with a Desktop publishing degree from AMA Computer College of Davao City, Philippines. He and his family, girls Keilah, Keziah and wife Lony feel blessed to be a part of the Sharon family.