About Our Pastor

Pastor Jimmy Burt was born on May 18th, 1951 in Cairo, Georgia and was married twenty years later to Vickie Jones, also a Cairo native.  They are the parents of two boys, Jimmy Jr., who has graduated from the International Institute, a Christian college in Texas, and is now employed as an administrative assistant at Lighthouse Baptist Church and Chris, who graduated from Pensacola Christian College in Florida and is the Associate/Youth Pastor at Lighthouse Baptist Church.  In June of 1983, Lighthouse Baptist Church was started with twelve people in an old, rented house in Remerton, Georgia.  One month later, Lighthouse Christian School was started with eight students. In April of 1984, the church and school was moved to a permanent location on Bemiss Road near Moody Air Force Base.