PASTORAL STAFF


 

Justin Wainscott


Justin Wainscott

PASTOR

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Justin Wainscott serves as the pastor of First Baptist Church. He has degrees from Union University (B.A.), Beeson Divinity School (M.Div.), and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (D.Min.). He and his wife, Anna, have three children.

David Carothers


David Carothers

PASTOR OF DISCIPLESHIP

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David Carothers directs the discipleship and outreach efforts at First Baptist Church. He earned a Bachelors in Social Work and Masters of Christian Studies from Union University. He and his wife, Nekayeh, have three children.

Aaron Kennedy


Aaron Kennedy

PASTOR OF CHILDREN & FAMILIES

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Aaron Kennedy leads the children and family ministry of First Baptist Church. He has earned degrees from The University of Tennessee at Martin (B.S.W.), Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary (M.C.E.), and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Th.M. in Biblical Counseling and D.Min. in Family Ministry). He and his wife, Lauren, have three children.

Micah Whitaker


Micah Whitaker

PASTOR OF STUDENTS & FAMILIES

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Micah Whitaker leads our ministry to students and their parents. Micah earned a B.A. in History at Union University and a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Emily, have one daughter.

Zach Young


Zach Young

PASTOR OF MUSIC & WORSHIP

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Zach Young directs our music ministries and leads the congregation in our worship through music. His undergraduate degree is from Bob Jones University and he has a Master of Church Music degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Stephanie have three daughters.

 

SUPPORT STAFF

 


 

Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush

CHURCH HOSTESS
WEDDING COORDINATOR

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Beth Boyd

Beth Boyd

CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT
CENTER DIRECTOR

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Drico Cole

Drico Cole

MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR

Cande Crossnoe

Cande Crossnoe

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

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Cody Cunningham

DIRECTOR OF MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS

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Holly Malone

Holly Malone

CHURCH SECRETARY

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Howard Newell

Howard Newell

CHURCH ADMINISTRATOR

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Calvin Rodgers

Calvin Rodgers

JANITORIAL SUPERVISOR

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Susan Russow

Susan Russow

FINANCE & HR ADMINISTRATOR

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Jonie Stanley

Jonie Stanley

CHURCH PIANIST