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Meet Our Staff


Lead Pastor

Dwight Crosley

Pastor Dwight Crosley is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio, where he was born and raised.  He has been married to the love of his life, Lorna, since October 2016.  

Before coming to Mt Tabor Bible Church, he served as the Associate and Youth Pastor of Port Clinton Bible Methodist Church in Port Clinton, Ohio, where he also completed his college ministerial internship.  He is the President of the Youth Committee for the Bible Methodist Southern Conference and has enjoyed serving on various boards related to youth ministry over the years.  


He graduated in 2016 with a B.A. in Ministerial Education from God’s Bible School and College in Cincinnati, Ohio, and is pursuing his M.A. in Ministry also at God’s Bible School and College.


When he has free time, he enjoys golfing, basketball, working out, reading, and spending time with friends and family.


His life verse is Galatians 2:20, "For I have been crucified with Christ and it is no longer I (Dwight Crosley) who lives, but Christ who lives within me."


Shepherding Pastor

Phil Budensiek

Pastor Phil Budensiek is the founding pastor of Mt Tabor Bible Church.  He carried the vision of his family to plant the church in Newton County and then served as the senior pastor for 32 years.  He continues serving on the leadership team through discipleship and shepherding members.


He has been married to his wife, Joy since June 1984.  They have been long time residents of Newton County and are sure to run into acquaintances any time that they are out and about. 


Phil has served in various roles of education transportation throughout the metro Atlanta area.  He currently serves as the COO of Rockdale Co. Schools where everyone knows him to have a kind heart and a firm handshake.    

Phil has made a lasting impact on many lives. He has never met a stranger and is a friend to all.  It doesn't take long in conversation with him to learn that he is best friends with his Savior first of all.  

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