Pastor Jonathan Jones

Pastor Jonathan grew up in South Carolina where he attended Bob Jones University. He served on staff at the Bill Rice Ranch in Murfreesboro, TN for seven years before coming to First Baptist Church as the Associate Pastor in February of 2012. He has been serving as our Senior Pastor since January of 2014. God has blessed Pastor Jonathan & his wife, Carolyn with three children – Samantha, Elora, and Stephen.
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Associate Pastor Ed Slaughenhaupt

Pastor Ed is in his 47th year as an independent, fundamental Baptist pastor, having served for the past 15 years here at First Baptist Church. He and his wife Sharyn have been married 51 years and have five children, 25 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The emphasis of his ministry has been verse-by-verse expository Bible preaching and practical teaching for successful Christian living. He has a special burden for today’s families and teaches and counsels often on the Biblical principles for marriage, parenting, finding financial freedom, and freedom from addictions.
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