Keith Royal, Interim Pastor
Interim Pastor Keith Royal accepted Christ as Lord and Savior at the age of 25 years old in 1986. He surrendered to Preach God’s Word soon thereafter. He began his pastoral ministry in 1989. He served at the Winfree Baptist Church in Orange, Texas for 21 years before retiring in 2016. Keith married his wife Cheryl in 1990 and they have three children. Keith’s desire is to communicate the truths of God’s Word in a very clearly understood way and with the convicting power of God’s Holy Spirit. He loves to do mission work and has done a variety of different things around the world to help take the gospel to all nations.
Debbie Anderson, Music Director
Debbie Anderson began serving as Music Director at FBCBC in May 2017 after active service as an FBCBC Worship Team member and previous service in music ministry in the local area. Debbie accepted Jesus as Savior and Lord in 1994 and has since served in a variety of roles including Sunday School, VBS, Youth Ministry support, and worship music. Debbie is married to Roland Anderson and has two children, Ashley and Daniel, and five grand children. Debbie says the Lord will always be her Source and her Guide in this ministry.
Chris Bailey, Children's Ministry Director
Christine ("Chris") Bailey is married to Branden and they have two wonderfully crazy children, Tyler and Tessa. Chris was called into ministry work more than fifteen years ago, working with children for the majority of that time. In addition to serving at FBCBC, Chris also sings with a Southern Gospel group called "Footprints" from Baytown. Chris desires that the FBCBC Children's Ministry will help children grow spiritually and will encourage them to be a light in their own homes, neighborhoods, schools, communities, and maybe one day, around the world. --That the next generation may know!
Pat Rickenbrode, Financial Secretary
Pat came to work for First Baptist in September of 1987. She has filled numerous positions at FBC during this time. She feels she has been called to serve at FBC and enjoys assisting the church in reaching its calling and mission of spreading the gospel in our community. Pat was married to her late husband, Randy, for nearly 45 years. She has two sons, Timothy and Phillip, three wonderful grandsons, and two beautiful granddaughters.