Our Staff


Pastor Tom, Senior Pastor

 Pastor Tom Holt began preaching at Hope Baptist Church in Dillsboro, Indiana on September 19, 1999 and accepted the pastor's office on January 30, 2000. He resigned his position as Chief of Police in Milan Indiana in June of 2006 to devote himself to full-time ministry at Hope Baptist Church.



Phil Gabbard, Assistant Pastor, Staff Evangelist 

I am Bro. Philip R. Gabbard, Evangelist, and this is my testimony. In 1962 I was 12 years old and in a revival meeting at the Smyrna Baptist Church in New Trenton, Indiana. Earl Davison was the visiting Evangelist ... Read More › 


Jeremiah Gabbard, ASSISTANT Pastor/Discipleship Coordinator

Jeremiah was born on August 29, 1977 in McAllen, TX. He was born into a mission-oriented pastor’s family and introduced to ministry at a very early age. He, and his lovely wife, Allison have been married for 13 years. They have three beautiful daughters and a son. Read More ›


Maggie Hopping, Secretary/Treasurer

Maggie was born and raised in Milan, In. She has been married to Raymond Hopping for twenty-three years and they have one son. Maggie accepted the Lord as her savior on February 25th of 1975 and was baptized in March of the same year. She became the Secretary and Treasurer here at Hope Baptist Church September of 2009. Read More