Leadership & Staff


Robert Williams

Senior Pastor

Pastor Robert is from Mississippi but has made North Carolina home since the Marine Corps brought him here in 1997.  After serving five years as a Marine, he continued serving our country as a civilian working with the CH53E and MV22 Osprey aircraft.   In 2012, Robert began serving as the Associate Pastor at Tar Landing. He was selected as Senior Pastor in November of 2021.  Robert holds a Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Ministry from Clear Creek Baptist Bible College and a Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.  Robert’s preaching ministry is verse-by-verse expositional preaching through books of the Bible while calling people to respond appropriately to God’s Word.  Robert and his wife, Sherri, have attended Tar Landing since 2002.  Together they have three daughters, Caroline, Grace, and Abby.  Robert loves his family, God’s Word, preaching, discipling men, hunting, and Alabama Football. 


Jacob Mashburn

Associate Pastor of Youth and Children's Ministry

Pastor Jacob is originally from the Mountains of Western North Carolina. He holds both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he cultivated his passion for Biblical Studies and discipleship. Before joining our church in March 2024, he served for two years as the Assistant Student Director at Bay Leaf Baptist Church in Raleigh, NC, honing his skills in equipping the next generation to follow Christ. Pastor Jacob is driven by a calling to guide young people on their spiritual journey and help them grow as disciples rooted in God’s Word. When he’s not organizing youth programs or leading discipleship activities, Pastor Jacob is a devoted fan of Georgia Football and loves spending time fly fishing.


Music Director


Education Director