First Baptist Church Leadership
First Baptist Church is blessed to have a leadership team who is truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will.
Matt has served as the Senior Pastor of FBCG since April of 2018. He and his wife Virginia have two children, Olen (7) and Emmie (1). Matt holds an MDiv from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a DMin in Expository Preaching from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Matt has a deep passion for preaching the Word of God and making disciples for the Kingdom of God. In his spare time he enjoys hanging out with family, traveling, photography, and enjoying God's creation outdoors.
Life Verse: "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding, in all your ways acknowledge him and he will direct your paths." Proverbs 3:5-6
Susan has served as the Children’s Ministry Director of FBCG since February of 2018. She and her husband Shannon have two children, Abby (7) and Jeremiah (5). Susan is currently pursuing a Masters in Christian Education from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Susan finds a special joy in working with children and teaching them about Christ, preparing them to shine their light for Christ in the world. She enjoys spending time with her family and reading in her spare time.
Life Verse: “And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.” Phillipians 1:6