Pastors & Staff

Chris Autry

Senior Pastor

Chris and his family (wife Becca and son Sam, aka the "Autry 3") are native North Carolinians. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served the Lord in a variety of capacities in North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Vermont. His hope is to partner with Temple to reach the nations with the gospel beginning right where our feet are planted. On any given day you will find the Autry’s on the sidelines or the bleachers of their favorite sports teams, their most favorite being the team Sam belongs too.

"PB" - Brian Dawson

Associate Pastor of Students & Education

Pastor Brian was born in Atlanta, GA but has called the Eastover area home since an early age. PB is a graduate from Cape Fear High School, East Carolina University, Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary,  and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he earned his Doctor of Educational Ministry degree. PB continues to enjoy watching God transform the lives of children, teenagers, and their families since he began working with them in 2000. PB is married to his beautiful wife and junior-high sweetheart, Sarah. They enjoy traveling and spending time with their two wonderful children, Aidan and Allie, and their rescue dog Chance.

Dawn Seegars

Worship Leader

Dawn Seegars is a native of Fayetteville.  She is a nurse and also earned her bachelor’s degrees in health science and health care administration from Liberty University. As a bi-vocational worship leader, Dawn’s passion for worship ministry is born out of her love for God, and for His people.  Her heart’s desire is to see disciples of Christ commissioned for personal and corporate worship, and she works diligently at not only leading corporate worship, but raising up new musicians and vocalists to be leaders in worship as well. Dawn loves being mom to 7 children.  She enjoys traveling, live music and sports, especially baseball.

Stacey Ramsey

Ministry Assistant

Stacey has been a member of Temple BC for 15 years when the army brought their family to Fayetteville. She and her husband, Jon, are originally from South Carolina, and have 3 kids, Nick, Ady, and Lydia. Stacey enjoys cooking, baking, and spoiling their two Great Pyrenees, Ollie & Leo.

Lindy woodruff

Ministry Assistant

Lindy was born and raised in Oakwood, GA. After graduating from North Georgia College and State University with a Bachelors in Early Childhood Education, she married her college sweetheart, Josh, and embarked on an Army adventure. They moved to Fayetteville in 2018 and joined Temple Baptist Church in 2021. She and her husband, along with their three amazing children, BJ, Cady and Charlie, enjoy traveling, cooking and cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs.

Melissa Maier

Temple Christian Academy Director