Wade started as Senior pastor of FBC in 2018. Originally from Perry, Florida, and has been married for 20 years to his wife Claire. They are the proud parents of four children. Wade has a degree in Business Administration, a Master of Divinity, and a Doctor of Ministry. He came to FBC from Hernando, MS where he planted a church and pastored it for 16 years. Wade has a heart for the nations and a focus on missions.
A native of Marianna, Jeff has been serving FBC as Minister of Music since 2012. Jeff has a B.A. in Church Music and Voice from William Carey College, a Master's degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from UWF and a Master's degree in Christian Education and music from NOBTS. Jeff has been serving local churches since 1981. Jeff is married to Ying, and together they have five children and nine grandchildren.
A Defuniak, Florida native, Josh acquired his B.S. in accounting from the University of Florida and a Master of Divinity from Southern Seminary in Louisville, KY. He is married to Kiki, and they have two boys and a girl. Josh started at FBC as the student and families pastor and transitioned to missions and discipleship in early 2020.
Josh enjoys fishing, reading theology, and has a heart for family ministry and evangelism.
Jared, a Georgia native, joined our staff in 2020. He and his wife, Hope, have three daughters; Crosby, Anderson, and Elyott. Jared has served as worship pastor, pastor to students, and as children’s pastor in previous roles. He is passionate about seeing students live out the Great Commission and becoming disciple making disciples. He earned a BA in Religion from Luther Rice and is currently pursuing a MDiv at Southern Seminary. He enjoys working with wood and metal and spending time with his family.