Our Staff

Ministerial Staff:

Gerald Reeves
Senior Pastor
  • AA, Norman Park Baptist College,1967
  • BA in English/Psychology, Georgia Southwest College, 1972
  • Master of Divinity, SE Baptist Theology Seminary, 1975
  • Doctorate Work, 1976-1977
  • Ordained by Preston Baptist Church, Preston GA in 1969

Rev. Reeves began his service to the Lord with youth evangelism work in 1965. Buy Mobic Online. Between 1968 and 1979, he pastored in churches in Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia. He was then called to foreign missions and spent 18 years as a church planter at Martinique in the French West Indies, and Montreal in Quebec, Canada. He accepted FBCN's offer to become pastor in December 1996.

Min. Worship Arts
Dennis Brown
Associate Pastor, Minister of Worship Arts
  • BA in Music Education, Univ. of Southern Mississippi, 1976
  • Master in Church Music, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS), 1982
  • Advanced Studies in Conducting and Music History, NOBTS, 1982-1983
  • Ordained by First Baptist Church Niceville, FL in 1988

Rev. Brown had 13 years experience in other churches in Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi before beginning his service as Minister of Music at FBCN in October 1987. The position title was changed to Minister of Worship Arts around the year 2000.

Min. Education
Mike Hatfield
Associate Pastor, Minister of Education
  • BA in Bible, Blue Mountain College, 1988
  • MA in Religious Education, SW Baptist Theological Seminary, 1991
  • Ordained by Gaston Baptist Church, Booneville, Mississippi in 1987

Rev. Hatfield began his service as the Minister of Single Adults in Garland, Texas in 1988. Between 1991 and 1999 he has held the Minister of Education position at two different churches in Mississippi and has experience leading foreign mission trips. He accepted a call to become the Minister of Education at FBCN effective 5 July 1999.

Min. Seniors
Chuck Hartness
Associate Pastor, Minister to Senior Adults
  • BA in Music, Mercer University, Atlanta, GA 1975
  • Master of Divinity, So. Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY 1978
  • Ordained by Veterans Park Baptist Church, Depew, NY in 1982

Rev. Hartness entered the Lord's work as the Minister of Music and Youth at Parkway Baptist Church, New Albany, Indiana in 1976 and he stayed for three years. He spent the next couple of years growing in his experience as a youth missionary and church planter in Buffalo, NY. Between 1982 and 1989 he pastored a Baptist mission in Cheektowaga, NY, followed by eight months as associate and interim pastor for Veterans Park Baptist Church in Depew, also in New York. Then, moving further south in 1990, he pastored Calvary Baptist Church in Dawson, GA for ten years before being called to FBCN as Minister to Senior Adults in September 2000.

Min. Students
Monte Rowse
Associate Pastor, Minister to Students
  • BA in Business Administration, Baylor University, 1989
  • MA in Religious Education, SW Baptist Theological Seminary, 1992
  • Licensed to the Ministry by Baylor Baptist Church, Ennis, TX 1992
  • Ordained by First Baptist Church, Grandview, TX in 1996

Rev. Rowse grew up in a Christian home and never knew what it was like, not to attend church. He accepted Christ into his life at the age of nine while attending Vacation Bible School. Monte believes in the importance of student ministry and understands that the youth of today ARE the church of TODAY. His aim is to focus on their spiritual growth and minister to their parents, as well. He served as interim music minister in Ennis, Texas, and had ten years experience working with youth in churches in Texas and Lousiana before coming to FBCN as Minister to Students in January 2003.

Children's Director
Amy Jones
Director, Children's Ministry
  • BA in Communications, Baylor University 1980
  • Married to Danny, has two teenage children, Scott and Lori

Amy entered Christian service as Assistant Director of School Relations for Baylor University, 1980-1983. She has directed a Children's Choir for 20 years and has experience in teaching preschool and children's Sunday School and Discipleship Training classes, Mother's Day Out, Preschool, and Child Development programs at three previous churches in Texas. Amy has also led in summer Kid's Camps and Young Musicians' Camp. She joined First Baptist Church, Niceville, in August 1996. Since that time, she has served as a Sunday School teacher, Mother's Day Out Director, Paid Childcare Coordinator, Evening Extended Session Director, Preschool Director and Children's Choir Coordinator. She began serving as Children's Ministry Director on 9 July 1999.

Support Staff (Administrative):
(Wayne Ingram - volunteer)
(Karmen Broaddus 729-6914)
(Debbie Goodman 678-0202)
(Patti Ory 729-6916)
(Kaye Barrett 678-0203)
(Shelia DeMass 678-0204)
(Valerie Bockover 678-0201)
(Denine Cleveland 729-6906)
(Sheila Smith 729-6908)
(Brenda Lewis 678-4621)
(Curtis Phillips 729-6909)
(Rhonda Armbrester)
(Wendy Francis)
(Jennifer Baucom 729-6915)

Support Staff (Other):
(Larry Smith)
(Mark Spear)
(Dawnelle Northcutt)
(Nulek Jennings)
(Randall Riley)

Church FAX number (850) 678-5948

The Prayer Chain number (850) 678-5741

Emergency number (850) 678-4621

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