Leadership Team

Pastor Brandon Petty

Lead Pastor

Pastor Brandon Petty is the founder and lead pastor of Generation Church based in Portland, TN. He is responsible for leading the church's vision, teaching, and mission of seeing God do something in and through all of us.  

Pastor Brandon and his wife Jessica have two daughters, Launa and Mya, and a son, Truett.

Pastor Dustin Thompson

Executive Pastor

Pastor Dustin Thompson is the executive pastor of Generation Church. He is responsible for leading the church's staff and the business operations.  

Pastor Dustin and his wife Melissa have a daughter, Ava, and a son, Archer.

Portland Campus Team

  • Chelsea Angel

    Guest Services COORDINATOR

    Chelsea oversees our Guest Services ministry, making sure each guest has a great experience each and every weekend. She and her husband Wade have a daughter, Lily, and two sons, Xander and Creed.

  • Carrie Austin

    Outreach Coordinator

    Carrie oversees our Outreach ministry. She is responsible for all the missional aspects of our church including local and global missions. She and her husband Jay have two children, Noah and Gracie.

  • Pastor Andy Biggs

    worship/production Coordinator

    Pastor Andy oversees our Worship and Production teams. He is responsible for all aspects of the weekend worship experience. He and his wife Stephanie have three children, Bailey, Gabby, and Cooper.

  • Jasmine Nelson

    Next Steps Coordinator

    Jasmine oversees all our Next Steps teams, making sure each guest has a clear and easily taken next step in their faith. She and her husband Tim have three children, Caden, Jocie, and Taylin.

  • Pastor Preston Owens

    Next Generation Coordinator

    Pastor Preston oversees our Next Generation ministry, developing a strategic plan for children birth through 18, and also leads our Creative Team. He and his wife Kellie have four children, Mollie, Parker, Laynie, and Hallie. 

  • Jessica Petty

    Ministry Support staff

    Jessica leads our children's ministry, GKids and also serves with our student ministry, Pulse. She and her husband Brandon have three children, Launa, Mya, and Truett.

  • Kellie Williams

    Ministry Support Staff

    Kellie leads in various ministries as needed to help the church live out it's mission, vision, and values. She currently manages the Lead.Internships, and leads in the Next Generation Ministries.