From Our Pastor

Welcome to the Hillcrest website! I am so thrilled to be a part of Hillcrest Baptist Church and that you decided to stop by and see what we’re about! As your pastor, I want to be sure to have clear communication with members and visitors. This page is dedicated to just that. Please check back often to hear from me or to get in touch with me. I look forward to hearing from you! Do check back often, as we will be adding new ways to worship, minister and motivate!

Office Availability

Tuesday – Friday
9:00 – 4:00

Please call the church office to set an appointment.

Ministry Leadership

Charlie Davis, Senior Pastor

Charlie began serving Hillcrest in March of 2020. He has served as a pastor in three previous congregations; his last pastorate in Louisville, KY was for 29 years. He is a graduate of Oakland City University with a BA in Biblical Studies and holds his Master’s from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with a focus on Pastoral Ministry and Christian Education.

Charlie and his wife Mendy have been married for 38 years. They both grew up in Michigan and have continued to be life-long Michigan fans. They have 3 daughters; Abbey, Elizabeth and Emily, and one son, Andrew, with one grandson, William. When not pastoring, Charlie enjoys gathering with his family, spending time on the gulf, playing golf and watching the University of Michigan. Go blue!

Senior Pastor

Charlie Davis

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How to Share Your Faith
Going into the Spring and Easter Season we are going to be re-focusing on our
MISSION: Reaching others!

Who’s Your 1?
Between now and Palm Sunday (March 24th ), you will repeatedly hear the question: ‘Who’s Your 1?.’ Who is the person in your sphere of influence that God wants you to reach? Over the next several weeks, you will be hearing more details about ‘Your 1.’ Will you be praying?

How to Create a Culture of Reaching the Lost
For all Staff, Deacons, and Ministry Leaders (and spouses), there will be a dinner on Friday, Feb. 16th at 6:00 pm for the purpose of equipping leaders to set the example on Reaching Others. Mark your calendars and be listening for more details.

How to Witness
On Saturday morning, Feb 17th from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, EVERYONE is invited to attend a training seminar on ‘How to Share Your Faith.’ Dr. Tim Beougher will be with us to provide encouragement and practical ways to ‘Share Your Faith’ with those around us.

On-going Witness Training
Beginning Sunday evening, Feb. 18 th at 5:00 pm, everyone is invited to participate in a 6 week (Feb. 18th – March 24th ) training on Witnessing. We will be working rom the book “Invitation to Evangelism” by Dr. Beougher (which can be found on Amazon). Weekly sessions will include:

  • What is the Gospel?
  • Motivations for Evangelism
  • Gospel Booklets
  • Personal Testimony
  • Gospel Appointments
  • Evangelism and Apologetics

Men’s Bible Study
We will resume meeting on Thursday mornings, beginning Feb. 8th at 6:00 am in the Fellowship Hall. Bring your BIBLES as we dig into the book of Genesis.

Sunday School
Will you make a commitment to begin making Sunday School a priority in your church membership? God calls us to connect with other members of our Church Family for spiritual growth, ministry, and encouragement. Come join in on Sunday mornings at 9:15 am.