Building a Heritage

​Lighthouse Baptist Church

Bro. Joe Thompson

Joe Thompson heads our bus ministry here at Lighthouse Baptist Church. Bro. Joe has a heart for the young people of the Illinois Valley. If you have any interest in riding the church bus please feel free to Contact us!

Bro. Aaron Butts

Aaron Butts is our assistant pastor, youth pastor, choir director, song leader, and school supervisor. He has been serving at Lighthouse since 2010.

Dr. Tom McMurtry

In August of 1988, Tom McMurtry and a handful of Christians started Lighthouse Baptist Church. He has been senior pastor ever since.


" it all for the glory of God..." 1 Cor. 10:31