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.
Pastor of Discpleship
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.
Pastor of Children & Families
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.
Pastor of Students & Families
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 two children.
Pastor of Music & Worship
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.
John David Barham
Director of Media & Communications