Clearview Staff

God has blessed us with a great team at Clearview.  Each leader serves with special gifts and a heart for the Lord. They are here to minister to us and lend their talents and gifts to build up the word of the Lord here at Clearview.

  • Jared Cook

    Senior Pastor

    jcook@clearviewbaptist.com

    Jared and his wife, Stefanie, joined with Clearview in December 2019. Jared is originally from Wetumpka, Al. and has been in the gospel ministry since his teenage years. He has served in a variety of roles including music, student, education, and pastoral ministries. He is currently enrolled in the Master's program at New Orleans Theological Seminary and has a Bachelor's Degree from Andersonville Theological. Jared and Stefanie have two daughters that keep them busy. We are excited to have this family serving among us here at Clearview and we expect God to do great things.

  • Brian Stanley

    Worship Pastor

    Brian.Stanley@clearviewbaptist.com

    Brian began ministry at ClearView in February of 2022. He grew up in the Birmingham Metro area, met his bride to be on their first day at Samford University, and has served local churches as an Associate Pastor for Worship and Education for years. He is currently completing a Master’s degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Brian and Laura have three young adults in their household who are completing their respective educations, plus four dogs who refuse to learn anything at all. If you would like to be part of the Worship, Music, and Media ministries at ClearView, please let Brian know!

  • Jonathan Murray

    Student Pastor

    jrmurray75@bellsouth.net

    Jonathan is an ordained minister who grew up in Springville and attended college at Samford University. Between his teaching career and service in youth ministry, he has worked with students for over 20 years. Jonathan has a passion for discipleship, seeing individuals coming to and growing in Christ. Jonathan is happily married and has two awesome boys. Aside from spending time with them, he enjoys getting outside for a good hike, watching Nashville Predators and Birmingham Bulls hockey, researching his family genealogy, and studying U.S. military history.

  • Sarah Murray

    Children's Ministry Leader

    sarah.murray78@gmail.com

    Sarah, a Florida native, is a long-time Clearview member who loves serving, learning about Jesus and encouraging others! She has served in our Children’s Ministry for about 14 years through various roles, from caring for babies in the nursery to teaching Children’s Church, and she is thankful for her current opportunity to serve our children, their families and our children’s teachers as Children’s Ministry Leader. When she’s not at church, you’ll probably find Sarah spending time with her husband and her two boys, enjoying the outdoors or reading a good book.

  • Jena L. Reeves

    Financial Manager

    finance@clearviewbaptist.com

    Jena is from Hokes Bluff, Ala. She moved to Birmingham to attend UAB, where she later worked in administrative roles assisting with research awards. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Univ of Phoenix and has also attended Liberty University.  She is currently working on fiction and devotional writing projects. In 1980, God removed the scales from her eyes and revealed His amazing love to her after reading a book. Her desire now is to use her writing to show God’s love to others. She has served in numerous ministries over the years and is grateful for these opportunities. She loves Jesus and His Word. She enjoys family time, animals, crochet, reading, outside walks, and campfires.