3Dr. Mike Landry Senior Pastor
Pastor Mike Landry was called to serve Sarasota Baptist Church as Senior Pastor in 1997. He came to Florida after serving as College Ministry Director at First Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA, as Minister of Evangelism and Youth at Britton Baptist Church in Oklahoma City, OK, & as Senior Pastor of University Baptist Church in Beavercreek, OH. Just prior to coming to Sarasota, he served for ten years as Director of Evangelism and Church Growth of the State Convention of Baptists in Ohio.
Because of Pastor Mike’s dramatic conversion from atheism while a student at Georgia Tech, his ministry is characterized by a passionate desire to introduce others to Jesus Christ. The content of his message consistently challenge others to enter into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, and to live boldly for Him.
Pastor Mike has been married to Cindy since 1976, and God has blessed them with a son and two daughters, and 8 grandchildren.
Rev. Michael Moore Assoc. Pastor of Music, Media & Communication
Michael’s passion is to lead people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ by drawing them into authentic worship & encouraging them to make worshipping Jesus Christ a priority in their lives.
He enjoys using his creative abilities both in ministry and at home. Ordained in 1984, Michael has served churches in the area of worship & music ministry for over 20 years.
A native of Georgia, he is a graduate of Brewton Parker College as well as the School of Church Music of Shorter College in Rome, GA.
He and his wife Suzette have two sons and one grandson.
5Rev. Rod Boatwright Assoc. Pastor of Missions, Pastoral Care & Evangelism
Rod & his family came to Sarasota Baptist Church in 2004. Rod has been Minister of Missions since April, 2005. He served as a career missionary with the International Mission Board from 1990-2001 in France & the Netherlands. Prior to that, he worked as Minister of Missions at Talce Springs Baptist Church in Arlington, TX.
Rod is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute & Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. One of his favorite scripture passages is 2 Corinthians 5:20 – “We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making His appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf: Be reconciled to God.”
Of the many facets of local church ministry, missions is Rod’s favorite & he is very excited about the opportunities that Sarasota Baptist offers in local & foreign missions.
Rod has been married to his wife, Donna, since 1982, & they have been blessed with two daughters & one son, & four granddaughters.
6Rev. Jared Windham Assoc. Pastor of Student Ministries
Jared & his family were called to Sarasota Baptist Church in February of 2013. Jared is a graduate of Palm Beach Atlantic University and of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He comes to Sarasota Baptist Church after serving as Assoc. Pastor of Worship and Students at Saddle Creek Church in Little Rock, AR, and as Assoc. Pastor of Students at First Baptist Church of Glen Saint Mary, FL.
Jared and his wife, Cindy, share a passion for this generation of students by helping them to discover a new way of life through an intimate, personal relationship with Jesus Christ – learning how to love Him with all their heart, soul, mind and strength. With a call to full-time ministry during an international mission trip and a wife who previously served as a missionary in Brazil for three years, Jared also has a heart to mobilize students to personally respond to the Great Commission (Matt. 28).
Married in 2006, Jared and Cindy have been blessed with one son and one daughter.

Rev. Edwin Lundy
Assoc. Pastor of Administration

Edwin and his family came to Sarasota Baptist in August of 2014. He joined the staff as Church Administrator January 1, 2017. He has served as Minister of Education at Innerarity Point Baptist Church Pensacola, Florida and First Baptist Church of Crystal River Florida (where he was ordained). He most recently served as Children’s Pastor at Fellowship Church Madison Florida.

Edwin received his Bachelors in Criminology from FSU and his Masters of Christian Education from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary.

Edwin and his wife Stephanie have two sons Tyler and Connor.