Our Staff

First Baptist Church is blessed with a wonderful ministry and supportive staff. We believe the primary qualification for staff members is a growing spiritual walk with Jesus. You will find that every staff member loves Jesus and desires to serve His church to the best of their abilities.

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Dr. Jon Martin

Pastor

Office: 601.774.8144 Ext. 203
E-Mail:
Facebook: jonmartinfbc
Twitter: @jonmartinfbc
Instagram: @jonmartinfbc

Verse:

I thank my God in all my remembrances of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, because of your partnership in the gospel form the first day until now. And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ. Philippians 1:3-6

Reading: 

Reading The Bible Supernaturally by John Piper and No Silver Bullets by Daniel Im

Food:

Scallops and Blue Cheese

Movie:

Dead Poets Society, 1989

Television:

Designated Survivor

Music:

The 90s on 9 and The Message

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Corbin Jenkins

Student/Children Pastor

Office: 601.774.8144 Ext. 204
E-Mail:
Facebook: jinxuthmin
Twitter: @jinx_uthmin24
Instagram: @jinx_uthmin24

Verse:

"For we walk by faith, not by sight."  2nd Corinthians 5:7

Reading:

The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer

Food:

Jambalaya, Shrimp and Steak

Soft Drink:

Dr. Pepper (Is there really any other drink?)

Movie:

Star Wars (All of Them) and Twister

Television:

The Good Doctor, America's Got Talent

Music:

Rock - Skillet, Thousand Foot Krutch, Red
Rap - KB, Trip Lee, Tedashii
Worship - Elevation, Hillsong
Favorite Stations: Q101 and Kicks 96

 

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Stephen Bufkin

Minister of Music and Education

Office: 601.774.8144 Ext. 202
E-Mail:
Facebook: sbufkin
Twitter: @stevebufkin
Instagram: @sbufkin1

Verse:

"I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me--the task of testifying to the good news of God's grace." Acts 20:24

Reading

The Will of God as a Way of Life by Jerry Sittser

Food:

Old Fashion (Sweetened Condensed Milk) Lemon Meringue Pie

Soft Drink:

Mt. Dew (Sometimes You Just Need a Little Energy)

Movie:

Indiana Jones (All of Them)

Television:

The Good Doctor

Music:

Worship - Passion Band, & Elevation Worship
Favorite Station: The Message

Things to Do:

Ride My Segway
Fly My Drone

Paige Walton

Church Secretary

Office: 601.774.8144
E-Mail:
Facebook: pethridgewalton

Margaret Driskell

Financial Secretary

Office: 601.774.8144
E-Mail:

Margaret Rush

Contributions Secretary

Office: 601.774.8144
E-Mail:

Lori Willis

Custodian

Office: 601.774.8144
E-Mail: