Pastors & Staff

Doug and Renae Gilford

Head Pastor

Pastor Doug has served Cornerstone Church for twenty years. He enjoys playing guitar, drinking good coffee, and preaching the Word.

They have been married 28 years, have five children -three of whom are married, and two grandchildren.  Pastor Doug served in the army for eight years, and travelled the world.

He also serves the Director of Operations for Bridges Bible College Haiti Region, Mandeville Police department as it Chaplain and writes for Changing Times newspaper.

Pastor Renae leads worship at Cornerstone. She enjoys reading a good book, enjoying good chocolate, and spending time with their kids.

Josue' Paz 

Associate Pastor - Youth Ministry

Josue Paz serves as Youth Pastor at Cornerstone Church. He enjoys a good game of basketball, skateboarding, and spending time with his family.

Cory Gilford

Associate Pastor - Kids Ministry 

Cory serves as an associate pastor and runs the kids' ministry at Cornerstone Church. His passions include coffee, Nintendo, and studying the Bible. He graduated from the Louisiana School of Ministry and is currently working on a B.A. at Bridges Christian College.

Amanda Driskell

Executive Pastor/ CR director 


Felton Worrell

Church Board


Charles and Jackie McGowan

Church Board and Ladies Ministry 

Stephen Eschette

Church Board and Men's Ministry

Ralph Boutte

Church Elder

Frank Sampere

Church Elder


Gene Kackley

Church Elder


Tony Shreffler

Church Elder