Church Staff



Rev. Paul J. Millarc

Senior Pastor

Paul was born in Cordoba, Argentina and raised in Atlanta, GA. He graduated from Georgia State University and received his Master of Divinity from Southeastern Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. Paul has been married to his beautiful wife Norma since July 17, 2004, and they have two precious little girls; Madison and Lillian. He enjoys learning, working out, anything outdoors, and doing life together with BBC for the glory of God.



Brian & Lisa Cunningham

Worship Pastor

Brian Cunningham, our pastor of worship, and his wife Lisa have been leading worship and involved in music ministry together for over 30 years. Brian is a graduate of Belmont University in Nashville with a degree in Music and a Masters of Divinity from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Memphis. They have served in churches in Mississippi, Maryland, Tennessee and Georgia. Brian has traveled extensively overseas on music mission trips and has a passion for music and evangelism. He and Lisa have three children who are all involved in ministry in the local church. Together their passion is to usher people into the life changing presence of God through music, worship and the teaching of the word.



Amanda L. Miller

Administrative Assistant

Amanda was born in Grand Forks, ND. Her family relocated to the Madison, WI area when she was in 8th grade. She joined the Wisconsin Army National Guard when she was 16 and served only one enlistment term. She went to college at the UW-Madison and earned her B.A. in Political Science and attended Kaplan College to earn her Paralegal Degree. She met her husband her senior year of college.  They married in 2001 and have two children. Their family moved to the Atlanta, GA area July of 2014. She loves the Lord and seeks to serve Him in all she does. One of her favorite verses is Colossians 3:23 “Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not men.”



Alex Coleman

Facilities Manager

Alex Coleman is a native of Decatur, GA. Alex was baptized at Briarcliff Baptist Church and has been a member since 1984. The Coleman family has a long history of service to BBC and Alex continues that tradition serving as our facilities manager. He loves the Lord’s house and takes care of the amazing property God has provided for us. He also serves as Sunday morning usher, which he has done since 2006.



Merry Rowe

Briarcliff Kids (Childrens’ Ministry) Director

Merry Rowe is the Childerns’ Ministry Director. She has a degree in Child and Family Development from Georgia Southern University. During the week she works with toddlers at a Montessori school. She has been a member of Briarcliff for 20 years. In her free time she likes to read, spend time outside, do art, and hang out with friends. She is excited about future plans the church has for Briarcliff Kids childrens’ ministry.