Pastors & Staff

Jason Ellen

Founding Pastor

Jason Ellen is the Founding Pastor of The Church at Wills Creek. Since it restarted in August of 2016, Wills Creek has become a beacon of hope and faith in the area. Pastor Jason has a deep passion for seeing lives transformed by the Gospel and the lost come to Christ.
When he's not preaching or selling Alfa Insurance, Jason is spending time with his wife Maria and their 4 kids. 

Eric Johnson

Discipleship Pastor

Ryan King

Worship & Creative Director

Ryan is a native of Mobile, Al. and has served in full-time ministry for over 2 decades. He is an accomplished businessman, author, educator, and musician having traveled as a keyboardist for artists such as Big Daddy Weave, Don Moen, Jason Breland, and more. He currently oversees all music and production aspects of our weekend services as well providing creative leadership to various ministries at Wills Creek. 

Steven Wilhelm

Children's Director

Normally you wouldn't think of a former marine as a children's director, but that's exactly what we have. Steven has a passion to see kid's lives transformed for Christ. When he's not overseeing our WCKids program, Steven is handling the technical and computer aspects of our church and Christian school.

Nick Johnson

Director of College, Singles, & International Students

Nick was raised in Hokes Bluff, Alabama and is married to his beautiful wife Adela. Currently, he is pursuing a Bachelors in Biblical Studies from PIU. Nick serves as our director of studetns, college, singles, and internationals. Nick has a passion to one day make disciples among some of the unreached peoples of the Middle East.