Tom joined our leadership team in 1993, and he is passionate about training God’s people to make more disciples. His desire is that every believer will grow in Christian maturity to become servant-leaders in God’s kingdom.
Tom is married to Teresa, and they have three wonderful grown sons, and five amazing grandchildren. Tom was born and raised near Augusta, Georgia, and he has earned BA and MA from The University of Georgia. After university, Tom earned an MA in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas.
Tom enjoys bicycling, genealogy, photography and music.
Next Gen Pastor
Cody has been our NextGen Pastor since September 2016. He and his wife Heather have two beautiful children.
Anthony is a native of LaGrange. He earned music degrees from Columbus State University and Samford University and has been on staff at First Baptist Church for over nineteen years. He and his wife Rebecca have two daughters, Libby and Milly.
Ashley is passionate about ministering to children and their parents. She desires to see kids grow in their knowledge of God and His love to see them come to know Jesus as Lord and Savior. Ashley is married to Matt, and they have two wonderful children.
Ministry Assistants & Support Staff
Next Gen Assistant
Beth is so cool.