About Mrs. Goff

Olivia currently holds the position of Assistant to Director of Operations at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson. She was born and raised in Brookhaven, Mississippi and began her life in ministry by serving as the president of the Baptist student union for Copiah-Lincoln Community College during the second year of her undergraduate. While earning her BA in Elementary Education, Olivia spent the summer of 2017 interning for Ocean City Baptist Church in Ocean City, Maryland where she organized an International student summer program. She also spent the summer of 2018 working as a camp counselor and life guard for Twin Lakes Summer Camp in Florence, MS. Olivia served along side her husband Ben as the pastor and wife of Meadville Baptist Church in Meadville, MS for their first three years of marriage where she loved leading worship through singing and playing piano. They have recently relocated to the Jackson area for Olivia to be closer to RTS, and they together are currently pursuing new ministry opportunities.

Olivia is a current student in the Masters in Counseling program at RTS Jackson, and has a deep love for learning how to counsel by mirroring Christ, the Wonderful Counselor. She is scheduled to graduate in May of 2023. Outside of time spent with family, work, and classes, Olivia is a lover of travel adventures, ice cream of any flavor, and a lover of all animals, especially her own dog and two cats.