Meet Our Staff


Danny has served as pastor of First Baptist Church since February 2010. Before that Danny served churches in Orange Texas and Silsbee Texas. Danny graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University in 1987 with a BA in History and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1992 with a Masters of Divinity. Danny has also completed several Doctor of Ministry seminars from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Danny is married to Patty, and they have two adult daughters, Rachel and Abby. Danny’s best friend is his granddaughter Aria.

Danny is an avid fan of the Texas Rangers and likes the Dallas Cowboys. Danny enjoys cooking and has a fantasy of one day having his own cooking show on Food Network. Danny is a two-time finisher of the New York City Marathon, and also completed the Big D Marathon in Dallas.

Danny has a passion for teaching God’s Word. His desire is that every believer grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ and His Word, and that every believer exhibit that growth through love and service to others.

Minister of Worship & Students

Jared has been on staff as the Minister of Worship since October 2018. He and his wife, Shelby, got married in December of 2017 while they were both still living in Dallas and attending Dallas Baptist University. He graduated from Dallas Baptist University in May of 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies with an emphasis in Christian Leadership. Jared has been leading worship for over 10 years in a variety of settings; he has also written and recorded several worship songs. Jared has a passion for leading God's people in worship that is Biblically rooted and theologically accurate. He has a heart to love God above all and love His people well through service. Jared desires to see the church edified through God's Word and witness the spread of the Gospel to all people.

Director of WEE School

Jennifer has been serving at First Baptist since 2002 and was called into vocational ministry here in 2006. She is currently the Director of WEE School and loves serving families and providing for the physical and spiritual needs of children of all ages. Jennifer is married to Glenn, and they have two children, Callie and Clay. They actively serve FBC together in many ministries of the church.

Jennifer has a personal testimony of transformation that comes through faithful study of God’s word through a small group and has a deep commitment to getting the members of the Body connected with one another through study, service and prayer. She loves to build relationships that allow her to share and demonstrate the love of Christ and values being able to worship the Lord on a regular basis with her church family.