Our Staff

Dr. Boyd Evans

Dr. Boyd Evans

Senior Pastor

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Boyd Evans became Pastor at First Baptist in March, 2015. He and his wife, Jenny, grew up in southwest Georgia (Boyd from Colquitt/Miller County, Jenny from Donalsonville/Seminole County), were married in 1992, and have three children--a teenage daughter and son and a pre-teen daughter. They have lived and served in various churches in Valdosta, Athens, and McDonough, Georgia and in Parker and Windsor (Ft.Collins/Greeley), Colorado. Boyd has an A.A. (Associate of Arts) in mathematics from Bainbridge College, a B.S.Ed. (Bachelor of Science in Education) in secondary math education from Valdosta State University, an M.Div. (Master of Divinity) from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and a D.Min. (Doctor of Ministry) from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served as a Minister of Music and Youth for 10 years and as a teaching/preaching Pastor for 15 years. Boyd has also been a high school math teacher (2 years in Atlanta), a part-time college teacher, and Chaplain-For-The-Day in the Georgia State House of Representatives (2006). Boyd enjoys using his gifts, creativity, and education to preach and teach God's Word, help people understand and grow in their personal relationship with Jesus Christ, energize and equip the local church to be relevant and effective, and encourage everyone to laugh and enjoy God's goodness. In his "normal life," he enjoys being with his family and relatives, road-tripping, watching and attending sporting events, and epic/superhero/sci-fi TV and movies (as well as The History Channel and The Andy Griffith Show). He is also intrigued by local Native American artifacts and has some fishing tackle and golf clubs. Boyd cannot wait to meet the Apostle Paul, and he loves the book of Psalms.
Buddy Caswell

Buddy Caswell

Associate Pastor of Worship & Education

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Buddy Caswell has been serving the First Baptist Family since March of 1993. He was ordained to the ministry in April of 1994. The church originally called Buddy to serve as Minister of Music and Youth. He served there for ten years and then moved to Minister of Music and Education where he currently serves. He completed his graduate work at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in May of 2000. Buddy and his wife, Ronda have three boys: Ryan, Matthew, and Timothy. Buddy loves God’s Word and encourages others to love it as well. He enjoys ministering in the prison to inmates with the hope of pointing them to Christ. Hobbies include shopping (Bass Pro Shop), hunting and fishing. If he had to choose a life verse from the Bible, it would be Colossians 3:23 “Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather than for men.”
Bobby Alexander

Bobby Alexander

Associate Pastor of Students

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Bobby Alexander and his wife Olga have been ministering to students and families for over twelve years. It is a calling that they embrace as an entire family unit. They have two children, Ebony and Elias and are thankful to be involved in Kingdom work for “such a time as this.” Bobby believes that the enemy's target is the family. Bobby was ordained to the ministry in 2004 at First Baptist Church, Grants New Mexico. He received his Bachelors of Science degree in Religion from Liberty University in 2010 and has served First Baptist since November 2007. Bobby has a deep conviction to teach the whole Bible to the whole family. His goal is to come along side parents and assist them as they raise and spiritually disciple their children. Bobby's purpose for ministry is found in John 3:30, "He must increase, but I must decrease."
Janet Smith

Janet Smith

Financial Secretary

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Janet Smith has served the First Baptist family for over 14 years. She began her ministry as the Financial Secretary in 2001. She has 3 children. Daughter Jolie and husband Michael, daughter Jena, son Kendall, and 2 energetic grandsons, Landon & Wyatt, which are her Joy in life. Janet greatly enjoys serving others. She loves music and is involved in the Praise Band, and teaches our 3 & 4 yr. olds Cubbies in AWANAS. She also very passionate about her love for Disney. Her fun energetic spirit is contagious and a joy to experience.
Caren Endres

Caren Endres

Secretary

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Caren Endres has served at First Baptist Church since April of 2004. She began as a part-time receptionist and eventually became Church Secretary. She is a member of the Praise Team as well as an active member in the Miracle Girls Ministry. She has been married for 31 years to her husband Layton and has 3 children: Melissa, Jonathan and Nicole. She also has three granddaughters. She is blessed in her children that have a passion for Christ and use their talents for him. She herself has a passion for music and dance.