John Kaiser planted Four Oaks Community Church in 1990. What began as a Bible study in the Kaiser's apartment has now grown into a multi-campus church of 1000 people. Erik Braun pastored the church from 2001 to 2012; Paul Gilbert now serves as Lead Pastor over our Killearn and Midtown Congregations.
Four Oaks was largely a mobile church for 20 years, meeting in storefronts, schools and warehouses before purchasing, renovating and moving into the Four Oaks Center in 2010. Our desire in securing a permanent church facility was to have a "home base" from which to more effectively minister to and serve our church community, and to reach our neighbors with the good news of Jesus. We desire to not to be "settlers," but rather "pioneers," a people who were launched to carry the gospel to the entire city of Tallahassee through our multi-congregational model of one church in many locations.
Four Oaks celebrated 25 years as a faith family in the spring of 2015, and we are thankful that by God's grace, many lives have been transformed through the power of the gospel. We're grateful for where God has brought us, and we are full of faith and excitement about where he is leading us in the days ahead!