Our Deacons

Who They Are


Jeff and Audrey Hill


Jeff and Audrey have been members of Lighthouse Baptist Church since 2016 and both followed the Lord in Believer's baptism at LBC in 2017. Jeff has been serving as a deacon since October of 2021. Jeff was born at Ft. Bragg, NC at Womack Army Medical Center and grew up in Hope Mills and Lexington, NC. His mother was a nurse and his father was in the military as an Airborne Ranger and assigned to a Special Forces Group at Ft. Bragg. Audrey is a native of the Hope Mills area and graduated from South View High School. Her mother worked various jobs in the area and her father is a long-haul truck driver. Jeff is employed as a Lieutenant with a local Fire Department and also a fire instructor with Fayetteville Technical Community College. Audrey is a Vet Tech at North Star Animal Hospital. Jeff serves as the deacon over buildings and grounds and Audrey serves in our children's ministry of Awana and also as an assistant children's Sunday School teacher. They have two boys: Dylan and Jacob. Dylan is currently serving in the US Coast Guard and Jacob is a 9th grader at Hope Mills Middle School.

Tyler and Haley Knowles


  Tyler and Haley came to LBC in 2019 and Tyler became a deacon in October of 2021. Tyler was born in Sylva, NC and at the age of two, his family transitioned to Ngurunit, Africa where they served with The Master's Mission. Haley was born in Virginia but due to her father working as an agent with the FBI, her family moved around quite a bit. Tyler and Haley met at The Master's Mission in Robbinsville, NC, and began to date. They married in June of 2011. He is currently serving in the US Army as Staff Sergeant as a Weapons Specialist. Haley is a stay-at-home mom and they have three boys: Milo, Brady, and Jason. They serve as MS and HS SS teachers and also teach a Young Adult singles class on Wednesdays. Tyler is the deacon of the finances of the church

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