Joe and his wife, Debbie are not strangers to Decatur, they met and married here in 1989. Joe became the lead pastor of Oakland Heights Baptist Church in Cartersville, Georgia in the fall of 2004. Before his role as lead pastor at OHBC, Joe served as youth pastor at Decatur Baptist Church starting in 1991.
He was discipled and trained for ministry here at DBC. He completed the Shepherd’s School of Ministry in 1990 and earned his Master of Arts in Biblical Studies from Louisiana Baptist University in 2000.
Joe’s hobbies include watching sports, snow skiing, motorcycling, reading and spending time with family. Joe and Debbie are the proud parents of Drew and Lauren, both currently in college. The McKaig’s have a heart for people and seek to serve the body of Christ as well as the community as servant leaders. Their sincere desire is for God to be glorified in and through both their personal and public life.