Pastor: Res Spears

Pastor Res is a Suffolk native and deacon at Liberty Spring Christian Church. He was a journalist for nearly 30 years and served for 10 years as the editor of the Suffolk News-Herald before leaving at the end of 2017 to pursue full-time ministry. He served six months as a full-time missionary in Haiti with Supply and Multiply and is a pursuing a Master of Arts in Christian Leadership at Dallas Theological Seminary. Pastor Res and his wife, Annette, have two grown daughters, four grandchildren and a great-grandson. They live in Carrollton, along with his mother, Lynn Spears. He maintains a personal blog, He Leadeth Me, where you can find some sermons, personal musings, Haiti reflections and photography. Email him at