Pastor Ancel is a native of Washington County. He attended VBC Bible Institute where he earned both his Bachelor and Master Of Theology degrees. He is currently working on his Doctorate at Andersonville Theological Seminary.
Pastor Ancel is the founding pastor of Strong Tower Baptist Church. Strong Tower’s first service was launched September 5th of 2010 at the Gray Fairground.
Pastor and his wife Kimberly have been blessed with three wonderful children, Bailey, Carter, and Titus.
Pastor’s heart is centered on winning the lost to Christ and helping Strong Tower Baptist Church to live on mission fulfilling the Great Commission of Jesus Christ. 
Pastor Ancel & wife Kimberly.