NETWORK

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THE BOARD

RUSS BENNETT
Executive Director
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Russ serves as the executive director of Gospel United Network and church planter in Charleston, SC. He and Anna have 4 kids and have been married for 18 years.  Anna is a mom, nurse at MUSC, and director of her non-profit Babazi. Russ has served as a church planter, campus minister, missionary, and businessman over the years. Anna and Russ love anything to do with the water and being with friends and family.   

WHIT SMITH

Whit is Georgia born and bred, War Eagle by choice, and he connected with Russ and other GU board members in Fort Worth, Tx at SWBTS. He studied at TEDS in Chicago next, Go Cubs! He and Molly and tied the knot in 2008, and they've lived in 3 states, done campus ministry, church planting, sold Christian chicken, and welcomed Kirksey Cannon and Mac into their family. Whit currently serves on staff at Athens Church in Athens, Georgia. 

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JASON WILLIAMS

President

Jason Williams has served as the Lead Pastor and Elder at Solid Rock Church in Fort Worth, TX since 2008. He has been married to his wife, Hallie, since 2004 and they have two sons, Hudson and Calvin.  In addition to his passion for preaching and teaching God’s Word, Jason loves spending time with his family, fishing, hunting, backpacking, and coaching his boys in sports.   

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JOHN FILS-AIME

John is the lead pastor of Central Baptist Manhattan.

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