Dr. Jeremiah Cochran
Dr. Cochran was voted in as Senior Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in February 2020. Dr. Cochran grew up in a pastor’s home in Cullman, AL where he met his wife, Amber. He received his BA in Church Ministries and his MA in Biblical Studies from Maranatha Baptist Bible College and Seminary. He has earned a Doctor of Ministry Degree from Central Baptist Theological Seminary. Pastor Cochran served as assistant pastor at the First Baptist Church of LaSalle, IL and principal of LaSalle/Peru Christian School from 2008-2012. The Cochran family is moving to Huntsville from Sparta, Wisconsin where Dr. Cochran pastored for seven and a half years. The Cochrans have four children: Joshua, Annabelle, Adeline, and Jedidiah.
Pastor Dirk Crawford
Pastor Dirk Crawford has been the Minister of Music and Academy Administrator since the fall of 1996. He retired from the Academy at the end of the 2021-2022 school year, but continues as assistant pastor leading the music ministry, as well as teaching in the Academy, teaching the young marrieds’ Sunday morning class, and assisting with member care opportunities. He holds a B.S. degree in Music Education from Bob Jones University, a M.S. degree in Educational Administration, and an Education Specialist degree, both from BJU, as well. His wife, Susan, also a graduate of BJU, has taught for many years, but is now able to enjoy being a homemaker and serving in various ways as the needs arise. They have four daughters, Carrie, Kimberly, Jenny, and Ashley.
Pastor Ben Coronado
Pastor Ben started working for the church in June of 2017. He grew up in Huntsville and has been a part of Calvary since 4th grade. Pastor Ben attended Maranatha Baptist University where he met his wife, Beth. He completed a Master of Biblical Counseling in 2020 and a Master of Divinity degree in 2023 through Maranatha Baptist Seminary. Pastor Ben's approach to youth ministry is grounded in the sufficiency of Scripture and his belief in the power of relationships. He takes the time to get to know each young person and strives to create a safe and welcoming environment where their relationship with God can grow. Pastor Ben is always available to listen, offer guidance and support, and encourage young people to ask questions and love God's Word.
Pastor Alex Millan
God led Pastor Alex, Leah, and their family to join the staff at Calvary in 2022. Prior to Calvary, they spent sixteen years serving at Northside Baptist in North Charleston and planting Iglesia Bautista Victoria in Charleston, South Carolina. In 1996, Pastor Alex earned a Bachelor of Arts in Bible from Ebenezer Bible College and Seminary, and he is currently pursuing a Master of Ministry from Bob Jones University. Leah was raised at Calvary and now works as the secretary in the Academy. Alex and Leah are both devoted to Christian Education and to seeing the next generation know, love, and serve Christ.
David Huett has been a part of the Calvary staff since May of 2008. David is a graduate of Calvary Baptist Academy (2000) and received a BA in Biblical Studies from Pensacola Christian College in 2005. David also earned a Master’s degree in Biblical Studies from Maranatha Baptist University in 2008. Over the years David’s responsibilities have included teaching in the Academy, church custodian, head of Missions Committee, building maintenance, Staff Assistant, church Treasurer, as well as many other unspecified duties. David and his wife Jessica were married in 2006 and have four children.