On October 16, 2016, Bro. Joey McIntosh accepted the pastorate at West Race Baptist Church.
He is originally from Dayton, Ohio and attended Tri-State Baptist College in Walls, Mississippi, where he and his wife, Leah, of Cabot, Arkansas, met and each obtained their Bachelors in Christian Education. He and Leah have been married since 2011 and they have two sons, Jonah and Tanner.
Prior to serving at West Race, Bro. Joey served as Pastor of County Line Missionary Baptist Church in Marvell, Arkansas and Associate Pastor of New Horizon Baptist Church in Ward, Arkansas.
Bro. Joey has a special appreciation for bus ministries. He began riding the church bus at the age of 4. Five years later, he accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior. He surrendered to preach at the age of 13 while attending a church camp.
Rachel joined the staff at West Race Baptist Church in September of 2018. She grew up in ministry. Making her way from the bottom of the state of Arkansas to North Central Arkansas, Rachel grew up a pastor's daughter and the ministry of serving others through Christ has consumed her life.
She has 4 daughters and has been married to her best friend since May 2008.
Accepting Christ as her Lord and Savior at the age of 9, Rachel has been making a sprint toward growing His kingdom for His glory. In coming to West Race Baptist Church she has found a people willing to serve and help others grow, also with a heart for community, and she is blessed that Christ has pointed their family to a group of like-minded individuals.