About Our Staff

Wall Highway's full time and part time staff and ministers are dedicated to serving the needs of the Church and would be happy to talk to you and help you in any way we can! Feel free to call the church or contact a staff member directly below.

Church Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Phone: 256-837-0971


Edwin Jenkins Interim Pastor
Jim Graham Children's Minister
Jim is a native of Dothan, Alabama and graduate of Troy State University. Jim was raised in a ministry-focused family, serving churches in the Southern Baptist Convention. His professional ministry service began as an Elementary Teacher and later the Chaplain/Dean of a K-12 private Christian school. Jim served as the Church and Community Ministries Director to a local Baptist Association before coming to serve as Children’s Pastor of Wall Highway in 2009. Jim celebrates 25 years of marriage to his wife, Lisa, who has also served in churches for over 18 years as a Financial Secretary. Lisa enjoys baking sweet desserts and trying new recipes in her spare time. Their son, Seth, is currently a freshman and student athlete at the University of Montevallo. He competes for the school in cross country and track while pursuing his education for a career in dentistry. When Jim’s not on the sidelines of Seth’s races with Lisa, he’s likely to be out running his own course. If you’re looking for a good way to spend some time with Jim you might suggest some of his favorites: grabbing breakfast out or going on a hunt for the best chocolate chip cookies. Jim’s mission at Wall Highway is to be obedient to the calling and desire to reach, teach and disciple children and their families.
Luke Tolar Music Minister
Luke grew up in sunny Panama City, Florida, and followed his passion and calling to The Baptist College of Florida, in Graceville where he studied Church Music and Biblical Studies.  He earned his Master’s degree in Worship and Theological Studies at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky where he also met his wife, Melissa. Melissa, is a stay-at-home mom, balancing home-schooling their young children, Ethan and Caleb, and teaching piano. When Luke is not preparing for worship and serving his church; he can be found spending time with his family and enjoying the outdoors through hunting, fishing, and other activities. Luke desires to see his boys and others grow up to be men who will be bold in their faith and stand for God’s truth, and he likes to invite others on his adventures for the opportunity to develop mentoring relationships.  Luke is passionate about seeing people come to a saving faith in Jesus and is delighted to serve Him with others in a unified body.

Administrative Staff

Jerri Landers Financial/Church Secretary

Mother's Day Out

Paula Ortner Director 256-837-0934
Cindy Cooper Director 256-837-0934

WHBC Nursery and Preschool

Beth Griggs Nursery and Preschool Director, WHBC 256-497-7737

Wall Highway Christian Academy

Laurie Huff Administrator, WHCA
Shirley Carlton Administrator's Assistant, WHCA