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Andy Waldroup- Lead Pastor
Andy & his wife, Dana, have 3 children: Joshua, Matthew and Laurel. 
He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from the University of Kentucky and an M.Div. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  The Lord called him out of the engineering field to full-time ministry in 2011.  Safe Harbor called him as lead pastor in March 2015.  Pastor Andy takes the primary lead in preaching and vision at Safe Harbor.


Josh McCarty – Worship Pastor
Josh joined the staff of SHBF December 2015 as the Worship Pastor.
Josh and his wife Lorra have two children, Aden and Brady.
Beginning as a teen, Josh has been an active worship leader and musician at several churches and for Lifeway Christian camps in addition to serving in youth and children’s ministry.  After moving to the Lexington area, Josh became involved in the worship ministry at First Alliance Church. In addition to leading worship, Josh has played a number of instruments in worship including: guitar, bass, percussion / drums and occasionally mandolin and harmonica. Josh was ordained as a minister in 2005.




Carlos Martinez – Lay Pastor

Carlos has been married to his High School sweetheart, Angel, for 20 years and has three children, Nikita, Natasha, and Nazareth. He is originally from Puerto Rico and holds a B.A. from Indiana University and a Juris Doctor from the Temple University School of Law. He has previously held the position of Elder and Children’s Pastor while working full-time as an attorney. He is currently attending the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary M.Div. program.  

Deacons and Trustees

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Josh Smith

Deacon, Ordained in 2015

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Richard Ishmael

Deacon, Ordained in 1966

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John Shupp

Deacon, Ordained in 1976


Buford Blackburn

Deacon Emeritus, Ordained in 1970

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Dallas Borders


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Mary Ishmael