Bro. Doug and Shawneen Hogg were married in 1980 after graduating from William Carey College. Bro. Doug's first pastorate was in Magee, MS, Shawneen's hometown. They have since served in McAdams, MS; DeFuniak Springs, FL; Flomaton, AL; and Chipley, FL. Bro. Doug is currently working on a Doctor of Ministry degree at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. The Hogg's have two children. Their oldest Jennifer, is a Professor at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga. Caleb lives in Kentucky with his wife Melinda and their three children. Shawneen's hobbies include cooking, canning, and sewing. Bro. Doug loves to garden and mullet fish.
DR. BILL KNOWLES
MINISTER OF MUSIC
Dr. Knowles resides with his wife, Diana, in Graceville, where he is retired from The Baptist University of Florida, teaching voice and leading choirs and teaching various other subjects. Other teaching experience includes The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary as adjunct voice teacher while attaining a D.M.A. Philadelphia Biblical University in Pensylvania, and Tennessee Temple University in Chattanooga.
Knowles’ brings 45 years’ experience in church music throughout his career. He holds a B.C.M. from Samford University in Birmingham, AL, M.C.M. from Southwestern Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas, and a D.M.A. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky.