Brent Gilstrap

Brent Gilstrap

Brent was born and raised in Georgia. He became a follower of Jesus at the early age of 11 and was called into ministry at the age of 17. Brent served his first church at the young age of 19 as the lead pastor of a small congregation. While finishing his undergraduate degree at the the University of Georgia, he continued to serve as pastor of a church. Upon graduation from UGA in 2001 he took a teaching job at West Jackson Middle School while still pastoring the same church. Brent has remained a teacher and coach at WJMS since then and a part of the community in Jackson County. In the fall of 2015 he became the pastor of Ebenezer UMC in Jefferson. Brent is passionate about connecting people to the love of the triune God and is thrilled to be part of the Outpost adventure!

GET TO KNOW BRENT

FAMILY

Brent is married to Monica and they have four children: Savanna, McKinna, Holden and Elianna.

BIRTHPLACE

Northeast GA Hospital in Gainesville, GA

WHEN I’M NOT AT CHURCH OR WITH MY FAMILY…

On a ballfield somewhere coaching a team or watching my kids play.

FAVORITE MOVIE(S)

Shawshank Redemption, Remember the Titans, Braveheart, The Lion King

FAVORITE FOOD

I love food and am willing to try about anything!

GOT PETS?

2 dogs: Scout (Lab), Mac (English Pointer)

FAVORITE QUOTE(S)

“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” -John Wooden

ON MY PLAYLIST

Bethel, Passion, Rend Collective, All Sons and Daughters, Matt Maher, Hillsong, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Hootie and the Blowfish, Led Zeppelin, Chris Stapleton

LIFE VERSE(S)

Galatians 6:9

GET IN TOUCH

brent@outpost129.com

Children's Director
Renee Hilley
Co-Pastor
Chris Laskey