Liberty Baptist Tabernacle Leadership
Liberty Baptist Tabernacle is blessed to have a leadership team who are truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will. Following are brief bio's of our Church's leadership.
Pastor Gary Brooks
Pastor Brooks has served as Liberty Baptist Tabernacle's Senior Pastor since February 3, 2016. Prior to that, he served 21 years in the United Sates Air Force.
Pastor Brooks has been happily married since 1996 to his wife, Adrienne. They are blessed to have four wonderful children: Sydney, Luke, Carson, and Levi.
Psalm 119:45 "And I will walk at liberty: for I seek thy precepts."
Pastor Justin DeGarmo
Pastor DeGarmo came to our church in 2017 while stationed at Ellsworth AFB. After serving 21 years in the United States Air Force and following the Lord’s leadership he began serving as our Assistant Pastor in July 2022.
Justin has been happily married to his high school sweetheart, Cyndi, since May 2001. Justin and Cyndi are blessed with three sons: Caleb, Colin, and Carter.
Psalm 16:11 – “Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.”
Youth Leader, Music Director
Brother Long has been serving as our music director and youth leader since 2016. He has been happily married since 1999 to his wife, Tiffany. They are blessed with three children: Kaylee, Hudson, and Ryleigh.
Liberty Baptist Academy Principal
Tyler grew up in Rapid City. He was saved & trained at Liberty Baptist Tabernacle under the leadership of our founding Pastor, Wayne Williams. He also attended Liberty Baptist Academy from 3rd-12th grade. He has been teaching & working in Christian Education since 2010. He became our school's principal in May of 2022.
Tyler has been happily married to his wife, Mary, since 2011. Mary serves alongside Tyler in the school as a teacher. They are blessed with four children: Nehemiah, Cassia, Levi & Julia.
Director, Lighthouse Baptist Press
Brother Petrocco retired from the Air Force in 2014 (after 22 years of serving our great nation), and was named the Director of Lighthouse Baptist Press. He and his wife, Lisa, travel the country together presenting the work of printing God's Word, and raising funds for paper, shipping, and equipment upgrades. He works with churches, church planters, and missionaries to help spread the Gospel around the world by providing John and Romans booklets free of charge. They have one son (Samuel) who is married (Hannah) and lives in South Carolina. They are both college graduates and are active in their local church.
"The Lord gave the word: great was the company of those that published it."
Brother Foley has served as our press printer since its inception. He oversees the development, printing, collating, and shipping of John and Romans booklets. During his time, over 6 million booklets have been distributed around the world!
Adrienne is the wife of Pastor Brooks and serves as our church's secretary. She also serves as a helper in our Academy and plays an integral role in Pastor Brooks' ministry.