Church Staff

Senior Pastor
Ashley Payne

Ashley Payne (Senior Pastor)

Ashley Payne (Senior Pastor)

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Ashley was born in West Virginia in 1970. He moved around as a child living in Mississippi, Michigan, West Virginia, and Texas.
He was saved at 5 years old in 1975.

Ashley has a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies, Criswell College (1998); a Master of Arts in Old Testament, Criswell College (1999); and a Master of Divinity in Biblical Languages, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (2003). He was ordained into the ministry at Ovilla Road Baptist Church in Ovilla, Texas (March, 2003).
Ashley’s experience in the ministry includes Outreach ministry, Youth ministry, Education Minister, and U.S. Army Chaplain.
He served in the U.S. Army from 2005-2014. Ashley has been the Senior Pastor of Skyline Baptist Church since August, 2014.

Ashley and his lovely wife, Stephanie, were married in March, 2004.
They have 2 beautiful daughters, Caroline and Kimberly.
Ashley enjoys spending time with his family, woodworking, discussing theology, and playing video games.

Music Minister
Colton Hedrick

Colton Hedrick (Music Minister/Childrens Minister)

Colton Hedrick (Music Minister/Childrens Minister)

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Colton grew up in Groesbeck, Texas, a small town east of Waco. He has a sister named Gracie and two loving parents, Calvin and Debra Hedrick. His Father is an electrician with Texas Westmoreland Coal Co. and his Mother is a long-term substitute teacher with Groesbeck ISD.

Colton accepted Christ as a child and accepted a call to ministry while in high school. This led him to participate in and lead music ministries throughout high school and college. Colton uses music to lead and serve in many ministries here at Skyline.

Colton has an Associate’s degree from Navarro College and a Bachelors Degree in Church Music from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

Colton enjoys anything and everything that involves the outdoors, Star Wars, art, and guitars.