Pastor AJ Billings grew up in the Toledo Ohio area and is a 1991 graduate of Lake High School in Millbury, Ohio.
Pastor Billings enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1992 where he earned the rank of Sergeant before being medically separated in 2001. During his time in service, AJ accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Saviour.
After separating from the Marine Corps, Pastor Billings continued his education at West Coast Baptist College in Lancaster, California; a ministry of Lancaster Baptist Church. During his time at WCBC, God called Pastor Billings to Sierra Hills Baptist Church in Tollhouse, California.
Pastor Billings served faithfully as Youth Pastor for one and a half years and then as Senior Pastor for 11 years until God called him and his family to Bailey Road Baptist Church in December 2017.