Steve Scoggins- Senior Pastor

Pastor Steve previously served as Senior Pastor of FBC from 1992 to 2001. He came back to FBC Hendersonville in 2014. He has pastored churches in Oklahoma, Georgia, and Alabama. He has a BA degree from Samford University, and an MDIV from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Steve and his wife, Karen, have five grown children, and eleven grandchildren. Over the years he has developed a pattern of preaching through books of the New Testament on Sunday mornings, and the Old Testament on Wednesday nights, with "Rabbit Chasing" question and answer sessions. 

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Steve's focus for his life and the church is to Lift Up Jesus and Love People

Favorite Scripture:  John 3:16 -  "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life."

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  • Dave Marshall - Executive pastor

    Dave has been at FBC since 2010. His heart is to see all Christ followers be equipped to make disciples. Dave has been married to Susan for 27 years and they have two grown adult children - Jamie & Grayson, and a teenager - Brooks.

    Favorite Scripture:  John 15:13 -  "Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends."

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  • steve Briggs - adminstrative pastor

    Steve has served at FBC since August 1987 as Minister of Preschool and Children and Associate Pastor of Administration.  He has a passion to see our church lift up the name of Jesus in all that it does and that its ministries would transform lives.  Steve is married to Sandy and they have 2 married adult children, and at present two grandchildren.

    Favorite Scripture:  1 Corinthians 15:58 - "Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord."

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  • chason farris- worship pastor

    Chason has been at FBC since 2015. His heart for ministry is equipping men, women, boys and girls to be lifelong worshippers. Chason is married to Shelly and they have two children: Brice and Lily.

    Favorite scripture: Psalm 100 - “Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth. Worship the Lord with gladness; come before him with joyful songs. Know that the Lord is God. It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations."

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  • Taylor Alexander-Minister of Modern Worship

    Taylor was born and raised in Alabama. He and his wife Ashley both received a Bachelor's degree from Jacksonville State University in 2016. Since graduating, they have served at churches in Florida and Alabama. Taylor is coming to First Baptist Church Hendersonville from First Baptist Church in Jacksonville, AL. Taylor and Ashley were married in December 2015 and have two children: Adalynn (2) and Theodore (1).

    "My desire in life is to follow Jesus and serve the advancement of his Kingdom, wherever I am and whatever I'm doing."

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  • Justin Alexander - student pastor

    Justin has been at FBC since 2015. His desire is to see people experience the life-giving love of Jesus and then be sent out into the world to share that love with others. Justin is married to Sarah and they have two sons, Titus and Haddon.

    Favorite Scripture:  Ephesians 2:4-5 - “But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ- by grace you have been saved”

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  • Casey Haithcock - associate student pastor/crosswalk

    Casey joined FBC in January of 2018. He has a heart to see students mature in their walks with Christ and seeing them become disciple-making disciples.

    Favorite Scripture: Psalm 51:10-12 - "Create in me a clean heart oh God, and renew a right spirit within me, Cast me not away from your presence, not take your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and uphold me with a willing spirit."

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  • Anna Lee-Associate minister to students

    Anna joined FBC in August 2018. She has a passion to see middle and high school girls deepen their relationship with Christ.

    Favorite Scripture: 2 Corinthians 12:9-10 - "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness. Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong."

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  • YVETte "DINO" HANEY - children's minister

    Yvette has been at FBC since 2009. She has a heart for serving children and helping them grow into a relationship with Jesus Christ. Her mission is to equip them as they begin to learn how to own and establish their faith.  Yvette is married to Jeff. They have three children Cristy, Sam, and Mallory, and four precious grandchildren.

    Favorite scripture: Psalms 32:8 - "I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go.  I will guide you."

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  • Jose Alonso-Hispanic Pastor

  • Robert Bridges-Minister of Visitation

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Staff Emails

Scott Bane- Head of Maintenance               Barbara Cowlishaw - Pastoral Assistant           Tammy GeougeFinance Assistant 

John GravesLead Custodian                        Lora HarrisChildren's Ministry Assistant         Kevin Hill - Head of Security                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Darlene LambertMinistry Coordinator       Lee Lane - Sound Technician                              Joetta Lewis - Children's Ministry 

Abby Marshall - Receptionist                          Barbara Miller - Office Assistant                              Mary O'Brien - Librarian

Amy Parce - Publications Coordinator           Penny Williams - Financial Coordinator              Jerry Witcher - First Baptist Academy Receptionist

Kim WoodReceptionist                               Sergio Vazquez - Food Service Director             Sheri Young - First Baptist Academy Director