Meet Our Staff

Rev. Danny Jones
Senior Pastor

Danny Jones is a native of Buford, Georgia. He is a graduate of North Gwinnett High School, North Georgia College, and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.  Danny was ordained into the ministry in 1990 and after serving as pastor in 3 other churches, he became pastor of Northlake Baptist Church in 2007.  Danny and his wife, Laura, have 2 sons, Tommy and David.

Rev. Matthew T. Williams
Associate Pastor – Minister of Students/Children

Matt Williams is a native of Oakwood, Georgia. He is a graduate of West Hall, North Georgia College & State University, and currently attending New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.  Matt was ordained into the ministry in 2015 after serving Georgia Baptist as a state missionary for nine years in Employee Services.  Matt is a veteran of the United States Marine Corp.  Matt and his wife, Casey, have 3 daughters, Saralyn, Alaina, Kathryn and son, John Matthew.

Rev. Corbin Smith
Discipleship Pastor

Corbin Smith is a native of Gainesville, Georgia.  He is a graduate of Chestatee High School, North Georgia University, and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Currently Corbin is pursuing a PHD in Biblical Philosophy. Corbin was ordained into the gospel ministry in 2019 at Northlake.

Rev. Derek Moore
Minister of Music

Katie Cargle
Church Ministry Assistant

Katie Cargle is a native of Miamisburg, Ohio. She is a graduate of Miamisburg High School, Wright State University, and currently attends New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Before coming on staff at Northlake, Katie worked for the Georgia Baptist Mission Board in the Collegiate Ministry department.