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About

Who We Are

We are a church located in Shingle Springs, California.

The glory of God is the supreme and central focus of what we are about here as we strive to exalt our Sovereign Lord and His sufficient Word for the joy of all peoples. We seek to treasure Christ and welcome others as He has welcomed us for God’s glory (Romans 15:7).

As a church body we are “devoted to teaching and fellowship” (Acts 2:42a), wanting to be a place of prayer and care (v. 42b-47), truth and love (Ephesians 4:15). We are a reforming and transforming congregation, we trust, conforming more to the image of Christ, for the good of our families, and the nations.

Pastor Phil Layton is a graduate of The Master's Seminary (www.tms.edu) in 2006, at which point he began serving as the full-time Pastor-Teacher of GCBC. Previously he served for 9 years as a lay-leader and shepherd at Grace Community Church (www.gracechurch.org) under the preaching ministry of John MacArthur (www.gty.org) and elder oversight of Phil Johnson (www.spurgeon.org). Pastor Phil Layton is committed to expository preaching, the sufficiency of Scripture for ministry and all of life, the doctrines of grace, spreading a passion for a high view of God and His Word, and pursuing a ministry that is Scripture-saturated, Christ-centered, God-glorifying, and Spirit-sensitive.

  • We preach from the ESV Bible.

  • 1,760 sermons online

Phil Layton

Pastor Phil Layton is committed to expository preaching, the sufficiency of Scripture for ministry and all of life, the doctrines of grace, spreading a passion for a high view of God and His Word, and pursuing a ministry that is Scripture-saturated, Christ-centered, God-glorifying, and Spirit-sensitive. He grew up as a missionary kid in the Philippines, and has lived in California since 1993, graduating from The Master's College in 1997 and The Master's Seminary (www.tms.edu) in 2006. Before accepting the call to be Pastor-Teacher at Gold Country Baptist Church in the fall of 2006, Phil served for 10 years as a lay-leader and shepherd at Grace Community Church (www.gracechurch.org) under the preaching ministry of John MacArthur (www.gty.org) and elder oversight of Phil Johnson (www.spurgeon.org). 

For further reading, see Pastor Phil's "Philosophy of Ministry"  

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Location

Gold Country Baptist Church
3800 North Shingle Road
Shingle Springs, CA 95682



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