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The mission of College Heights Baptist Church is to love and glorify God by magnifying the name of Jesus Christ. We seek to expand God’s Kingdom in the city of Plainview and beyond by intentionally making disciples.  We are a passionate group of people who have been changed by the blood of Jesus and want to celebrate that truth, while seeing others do the same.  Our desire is to foster a community of love that reaches out with the truth of the Gospel. 


Plainview, Texas is a diverse community and we at CHBC pride ourselves on being diverse as well.  We welcome people from all walks of life, regardless of age, race or economic standing.  

Our Leadership Team:


Taylor and his wife, Meredith, have been married since 2008. They have three sons, Timothy, Caleb, and Samuel. Taylor is finishing his Ph.D. in Biblical Studies with an emphasis on Missiology/Church Revitalization at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Taylor’s core values of the Gospel, Scripture, Family, and Mission provide the foundation for his personal walk, spiritual leadership, and ministry calling. He is devoted to both expository preaching and discipleship that leads to life transformation and has been serving at College Heights Baptist Church since October 2020.

Associate Pastor of Worship and Discipleship

Allen Day and his wife Angela have one daughter, Abigail. Allen is from Graham, Texas and has a M.Div. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. Allen’s spiritual gifts are in Evangelism, Teaching, and Hospitality. He has a “whole church” mindset with a willingness to serve in any capacity. 

Children’s and Pre-K Director

Linda Drake is married to Reverend Kerry Drake and they have two children, Abbie and Sadie Drake. They are a homeschool family and have homeschooled their children for 13 years. Linda has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from NMSU and Master level studies in Church Ministries from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Linda has worked as a Medical Social Worker, Pediatric Case Manager, private school teacher, Special Needs Private School Administrator, Homeschool Coop Teacher, public speaker, pastor’s wife, and published author. Her favorite hobbies are hiking and being outdoors, painting, and exploring God’s word.

Secretary / Office Manager

Rhonda D. Morton was born and raised right here in Plainview, TX.  She was married to Randy Morton for 22 yrs. before she lost him in May of 2014.  Together they raised 3 daughters.  She is also the proud grandmother to 2 grandchildren. She worked 10 yrs. as a cafeteria manager at College Hill Elementary.  During that time she went back to Seth Ward Baptist Church where she grew up going to church and was saved.  When she started back at Seth Ward Baptist Church she started running the Church van on Wednesdays and Sunday morning picking up people (kiddos) to bring them to church.  Then with the changes in the she became the Church Secretary.  Then with the loss of her husband she started working at McCoy’s Building supply and has been at McCoy’s for almost 3 yrs.