Lead Pastor T.J. Woodard

T.J. & his wife Brooke served as the youth pastors here at Bluff First from 2008-2016. They were elected lead pastors in summer 2016.

Dalton joined the family in 2015. They also have a daughter (Staley) and a baby boy on the way.

Executive Pastor Max Southern

Max & his wife Keshia moved to Bluff First in the summer of 2018. They had both served in full-time ministry in Marshfield, MO before feeling the call to Poplar Bluff.

Their son Lincoln and daughter Macelynn fill their house with laughter.

Worship + Youth Pastor Nathan Smith

Nathan & his wife Megan met when they were students in Bluff First Youth. Nathan has been a part of the church his whole life. He volunteered for years before joining the team full-time in January 2021.