Meet the Lancaster Baptist Church Leadership Team










                  Dr. Harold Best
  Gary and Sandy Carringer
          Nehemiah Wilkinson & Family
Dr. Harold Best- Senior Pastor
Pastor Harold has served as Senior Pastor at Lancaster Baptist since May 2012. He and his wife, Jenny have two children (Kyle & Katelyn).
  • Harold received a Masters of Divinity and a Doctorate of Ministry (Biblical Counseling) from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
  • Before coming to Lancaster Baptist, Harold served as Senior Pastor at Immanuel Baptist Church in Danville, Kentucky for eleven years and taught as an Adjunct Professor at Mid-Continent University from 2008 until 2014.
  • He enjoys running, hunting, watching sports, reading and spending time with his family.
Contact: harold@lanbaptist.org
Gary Carringer- Family Life Pastor
Gary is a native of Asheville, NC, moving to Stanford, KY in 2017. He joined Lancaster Baptist Church as the Family Life Pastor in December 2017.
  • He and his wife, Sandy, have one daughter, Candace, and two grandchildren, Laci & Maddox.
  • Gary is a graduate of Fruitland Baptist Bible College in Hendersonville, NC, with a degree in Religion and Missions.
  • Gary has served as a Life Group Leader and Coach, and in various positions in Men’s Ministry, Missions, Evangelism, Discipleship, and Recovery Programs.
  • Gary has also served as a Staff Chaplain for various businesses/organizations.
    Gary enjoys spending time with his wife and family, fishing, golf, and serving others.
You can reach him at: gary@lanbaptist.org
Nehemiah Wilkinson-Worship Pastor
Nehemiah has served as Worship Pastor at Lancaster Baptist since March 2009. He is married to Tiffany and has a daughter (Ariah) and a son (Hezekiah).
  • He enjoys reading, riding bikes, and watching the Louisville Cardinals basketball.
Contact: nehemiah@lanbaptist.org
Michael Anderson- Youth Pastor 
Bro. Michael Anderson – Youth Pastor
Michael has been a member of Lancaster Baptist for many years.
  • Michael has led our Men’s Ministry, served as a Deacon, and taught Sunday School.
  • Michael started teaching Junior High in 2014 and felt called to Youth Ministry in the summer of 2017. Michael is married to Vonda (LBC Secretary) and has a son (Brandon) and a daughter (Anna).
  • Michael is the Principal at Garrard County High School.
Michael can be reached at: Michael.anderson@garrard.kyschools.us
 Vonda Anderson- Church Secretary-Staff Assistant
Vonda loves Jesus with all of her heart and soul !!!  She owes everything to Him.  She has been happily married for 23 years and has a handsome son and beautiful daughter.  Her hope is to help others and share Jesus’ love with all she meets. 
Vonda earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from EKU in 2001.
Contact: vonda@lanbaptist.org