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Dr. Randy L. Hyde
Senior Pastor

Randy L. Hyde is a native of Paragould, Arkansas. He is a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas with a B. A. in Religion, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky (Master of Divinity), and holds his doctorate from Vanderbilt Divinity School in Nashville, Tennessee.

Dr. Hyde has served churches in Virginia, Tennessee, Maryland, Florida, and his native state of Arkansas. He came to Pulaski Heights Baptist in March, 1996.

He is married to the former Janet Crawley of Forrest City, Arkansas, also an OBU alum. They have two children. Emily Rebecca is married to Arthur Raines Newberry, Jr., and lives in Macon, Georgia where she is director of the Partial Hospitalization program at the Colosseum Medical Center. They have two sons: Alexander Raines and Matthew Thomas. The Hydes’ son, Timothy Andrew, lives in Little Rock and is Vice President of National Accounts and Business Development for HealthSCOPE Benefits, a third party health benefits administrator. He and his wife, Kathryn, have a son, Charley Russell, and a daughter, Molly Mac.

Dr. Hyde is author of After God’s Own Heart: The Life and Faith of David, published in the spring of 2005 by PublishAmerica of Baltimore, and Feminine Faces: Portraits of Biblical Women of Faith, published by Parson’s Porch in Cleveland, Tennessee (Click here or here to purchase Dr. Hyde’s books). You can find his sermons posted each week via podcast on this website. He enjoys golf, reading, photography, and occasionally plays the guitar for his own edification only.

Rev. Tommy Havens
Minister of Music

Tommy Havens serves part-time as our Minister of Music.  A native of West Texas (Quanah and Lubbock), he earned the B. Mus. Ed. from Texas Tech University, and the M. M. from the School of Music at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  He spent time as a public school choral music teacher in Lubbock and later in North Little Rock, but in between spent 32 years in full-time music ministry with churches in Texas and Arkansas, including 25 years at First Baptist Church in Russellville.

In addition to serving at PHBC, he also serves as director of the Arkansas Youth Chorale, a community chorus for highly-motivated teens.

Tommy is married to Gloria, a graduate of Texas Tech and an elementary school teacher.  While they THINK they might enjoy traveling, their primary “hobby” (after raising three children who are now married) is enjoying their 13 grandchildren.

Rev. Marty Pike
Minister to Children and Youth

Marty was born in Corpus Christi, Texas and grew up in Refugio (pronounced Ree-Fury-Oh) where he graduated from high school and played in the school band, the Mighty Bobcats. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University Kingsville with a bachelor’s degree in radio and television. In August of 2014, he completed a Master of Divinity at George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University in Waco.

While in college, Marty was a DJ for a Christian radio station, and interned with a church plant in San Diego. He worked as a media and worship technologist for Baylor Chapel while in seminary. He was also a youth minister for the English-speaking students of a Spanish-speaking church in Bishop, Texas, and mentored Baylor students who wanted to be involved in youth ministry.

Marty likes to garden, tinker, and watch T.V. He is passionate about seeing believers of all ages discover a real relationship with God through worship and devotion.

Marty is married to Megan, who is the Executive Director of Lake Nixon Outdoor Ministries and a staff minister at 2nd Baptist Church Downtown in Little Rock.

Mrs. MiDonna Miller
Office Manager
It has been the pleasure of MiDonna Miller to serve as the secretary of Pulaski Heights Baptist Church more than 15 years. MiDonna, born and raised in Searcy, Arkansas, graduated high school in Searcy and then moved to the North Little Rock/Sherwood area. She is an active member of Victory Missionary Baptist Church and has been faithful to the choir and congregation for 25 years.
She is happily married to her childhood sweetheart, Rusty. They have been blessed with 3 children and 6 grandchildren. MiDonna and Rusty enjoy traveling and seeing the natural wonders of the United States. She enjoys teaching her grandchildren her hobbies of gardening, cooking and sewing.
Mrs. Amanda Gilmore
Dayschool Director
Amanda is an Alabama native who spent her teenage and college years in East Tennessee.  She is a graduate of Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, Tennessee with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education.  After college, Amanda was a Special Education Teacher and Reading Specialist in Richmond, Virginia.  She began teaching preschool while living in Charlottesville, Virginia and fell in love with all things related to Preschool Education.
Although Amanda is a member of a sister church in Little Rock, she has a close connection with Pulaski Heights Baptist.  Her parents were married in the church, and as a child she would attend church and VBS with her grandparents who were long time members of PHBC.  When Amanda moved to Little Rock to help care for her grandfather, she operated a small child care center in her home for several years.  She is thrilled to be able to bring her teaching and child care administrative experience to Pulaski Heights Baptist Dayschool where she can help the school continue to be a place of fun and learning for children in the Little Rock area.
In her spare time, Amanda enjoys singing and acting.  She performs with several local theater companies.
Amanda and her husband Marion have three children, Brandon, Allison, and Garrison.

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