Keith Hinson, interim pastorKeith Hinson began serving as interim pastor of Cloverdale Baptist Church on July 8, 2012. He and his wife, Willa Dean, have been married since 1980.

Keith is a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, where he earned a master of divinity degree. He earned a bachelor of arts degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he majored in mass communication with a news-editorial concentration. He also attended Northeast Alabama State Junior College in Rainsville/Section and, for K-12: Fort Payne High School, Albertville High School, Alabama Avenue Middle School, McCord Elementary School, Sand Mountain Christian School (latter three also in Albertville).

The Hinsons became members of Cloverdale in 2010. Keith works as Associate for Public Relations & Christian Ethics at the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions, where he has been employed since 1997. Keith enjoys playing the piano with a special love for traditional hymns and Southern Gospel songs. He enjoys posting music videos on Pinterest, occasionally posting items on Twitter that largely reflect the part of his life that is something of a "news junkie," and networking on Facebook.

(Currently, Keith also serves as pianist for morning and evening worship services at Cloverdale Baptist Church.)

Willa Dean is a member of the Leeds Historical Society and also attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham and earned 90 hours toward a major in studio art.