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Senior Pastor

Danny Taylor

Bro. Danny Taylor officially became the pastor of First Baptist Church on August 1, 2007. Bro. Danny is known as a pastor who is true to the Word of God and has a passion for people and the gospel of Jesus Christ. He attended Williams Baptist College and is a graduate of Luther Rice Baptist Theological Seminary with a B.A. in Biblical Studies. He and his wife Teresa, have two children, Jennifer & Jordan, and have been blessed with four grandchildren, Breyden, Kaylin, Jace & Tucker. In his spare time, Bro. Danny enjoys spending time with his family, vacations at the lake and playing golf.


Associate Pastor to Students

John Phillips

Bro. John Phillips is the Associate Pastor of Students at First Baptist Church. As a 13 year youth ministry veteran, John has served in several roles in both the local church and Christian camping organizations. Prior to his role as Associate Pastor, John served as Student Pastor at Cornerstone Baptist Church in West Memphis, AR. John completed his B.S. in Religious Studies at Liberty University. John has been a camp and conference speaker, and creative contributor to several churches, camps, schools and organizations over his years in youth ministry. John has a passion to see students, "get it." John has a very unique way of teaching the Bible, making it very applicable and clear to students. John's passion is very contagious and his love for student ministry is obvious. John is married to his incredible wife Kelly Phillips and is the proud father to Blake Phillips.


Associate Pastor of Music & Worship

Position Open


Ministry Assistant

Karen Rhea


Custodial Staff

Sharon Collins, David Carr, Dee Jackson


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