Our staff wants to help make your experience at First Baptist Church a pleasant one. We are also happy to answer any questions you may have about Christ, the church or the relationships you cultivate with family, friends, co-workers and neighbor.

We have provided a list below of our staff and how to get in touch with them.


John C. Elliott


Minister of Activities, 432.683.0647

Amy Vanderveer, Activities Ministry Assistant, 432.683.0648

Nathan Wennerlind, Activities Ministry Assistant, 432.683.0648

Building & Maintenance

Jim Hansen, Director of Maintenance, 432.683.0641

Child Development Center

Janie Riley, Interim CDC Director, 432.683.0638


Bob Billups, Senior Associate Pastor, 432.683.0616

Janna Boyd, Minister to Senior Adults, 432.683.0653

Brad Echols. Minister of Students, 432.683.0633 

Katy Little, Assistant Minister of Students, 432.683.0610

Sarah Arrambide, Minister of Children, 432.683.0609

Jeni Blancas, Children's Ministry Assistant, 432.683.0609

Amy Harrison

, Education Ministry Assistant, 432.683.0612

Paige Thomas, Children's Day Out Coordinator, 432.683.0632

Amber Hutchison, Kids Kare Coordinator, 512.826.3004

Christy Butler, Minister to Preschool Education, 432-683-0611

Alexandria Bejil, Preschool Ministry Assistant, 432-683-0611


Betty Roy, Director of Business Management, 432.683.0613

Myrna Morris

, Financial Assistant-Accounts Receivable, 432.683.0614

Susan Harley, Financial Assistant, 432.683.0657

Dee Dee Neal, Interim Accountant Assistant, 432.683.0657

Food Service

Valerie Watkins, Director of Food Service, 432.683.0636


Darin Wood, Senior Pastor,  432.683.0604

Bob Billups, Senior Associate Pastor,  432.683.0616

David Johnson


Associate Pastor, 432.683.0692 

Susan Upham, Pastoral Ministry Assistant, 432.683.0604

Jeri SchantzSenior Associate Pastor Assistant, 432.683.0616


Jim Cawthon, Minister of Media, 432.683.0608 

Max Floyd, Printing Coordinator, 432.683.0624

Blane Dickson, Production Assistant, 432.683.0608


Hank Henry,

Interim Minister of Missions, 432.683.0623 

Ofelia Ortega

, Missions Ministry Assistant, 432.683.0623

Eva Diaz

, Benevolence Coordinator, 432.683.0656


George Koehl, III, Minister of Music, 432.683.0618  

Doris McSparran, Music Ministry Associate/Organist, 432.683.0618

Rabon Bewley, Music Ministry Associate/Instrumental, 432.683.0618  

Abigail Davis, Music Ministry Assistant, 432.683.0618