West has been serving as pastor of Cold Springs since 2008. He believes people should enjoy coming to church not endure it. He has a passion to see lives changed through the power & presence of God. Under his leadership Cold Springs has experienced record growth expanding into multiple services and over 500 in attendance. West is married to Nicole and they have two daughters, Addyson and Avery. West is a graduate of William Carey College and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He has been serving in the ministry since his teen years working in all areas of ministry. He is also a veteran speaker having spoken at a number of camps, conferences, and churches. He began pastoring in 2005 when he became pastor of his home church where he grew up in New Augusta, MS.