Pastoral and Office Staff

  • Pastor James Smith and Edie

    Senior Pastor

    Pastor Jim and his wife Edie have been married since 1985 and have three children pursuing family and careers.  Jim received his Bachelors in Theology from Baptist Bible College East, studied at Michigan Theological Seminary from 1997 to 2001 and completed his Masters in Theology with Heritage Theological Seminary in 2009.  Edie graduated from Henry Ford Community College and has been a Registers Nurse since 1985. 

    Prior to coming to our church , they served at Solid Rock Bible Church in Plymouth, Michigan.

    Phone number: 734-716-1659


  • Pastor Jared David and Kimberly

    Assistant Pastor

    Pastor Jared and his wife Kimberly have been married since 2008 and have four children.  Jared spent time at Maranatha Baptist Bible College, Bob Jones University, and graduated from Liberty University in 2011.  Kimberly graduated from Maranatha in 2007 having double majored in Biblical Counseling as well as Church Music.

    Prior to ministering as the Assistant Pastor at Columbus, Jared served as senior pastor at Maranatha Baptist Church in Aiken, South Carolina.

    Phone number: 706-831-6347


  • Pastor Hudson Courington and Tatyanah

    Family Ministries Pastor

    Pastor Hudson and Tatyanah have been married since 2019, welcoming their first child in September of 2021. Hudson received his bachelors degree in Biblical and Theological Studies from Boyce College in 2017, and received his masters degree in Executive Leadership from Liberty University in 2021. Tatyanah graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelors degree in Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience with a minor in Criminal Justice. Prior to coming to Columbus Bible Church, Hudson served as Interim Youth Pastor at Faith Baptist Church in Adrian, MI.

    Phone number: 517-215-1131


  • Farren Jacobson

    Office Manager

    Farren and her husband Aaron have been married since 2008 and have four children. Farren has an associates degree in Human Resources and in Accounting, both earned through Baker College. Aaron is a Lineman with IBEW Local 17. Farren and her family have been attending Columbus Bible Church since 2017, and they are involved in many different ministries throughout the church.