Dr. Jason Bay
Dr. Jason Bay has served as Lead Pastor of First Baptist Church since December 2014. His job duties include casting the vision and overseeing the direction of the church as a whole. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University with advanced degrees from Southwestern Theological Seminary, and, most recently, obtained his Doctorate of Ministry from Dallas Theological Seminary. Jason married his beautiful wife Kim in 2003 and together they have 10 children, Noah, Elijah, Abigail, Lily, Jeremiah, Zoe, Hannah, Sophia, Samuel, and Magdalene. In what little spare time he has, he enjoys riding horses, writing, and spending time with family.
Brett Mosser has served as Executive Pastor at First Baptist Church since November 2019. His job duties include overseeing day to day operations of the church and staff. He helps to lead our staff on a daily basis, and keeps us moving forward together. Brett has a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Education from Howard Payne University and a Master of Ministry Leadership and Master of Divinity from Rockbridge Seminary. He was married to his amazing wife, Lori, in 2000, and together they have 3 children, Taylor, Tori, and Trenna. Brett is an avid A&M fan and enjoys going on dates with his wife, football officiating, and playing golf.
Worship & Student Pastor
Garrett Sims has served at First Baptist Church since January 2015. His job duties include overseeing the worship on Sunday mornings, the direction of our student ministry, and our production elements such as video creation, our livestream, and our graphic design. He has been married to his amazing wife, Allison, who he has the pleasure of serving on staff with, since June 2015. They just had their first child together, Jordan, in 2019. Garrett enjoys being outside, playing sports, and spending time with family in his free time.
Allen Barnes has served as college minister at First Baptist Church since May 2020, but has been a big part of our church for the last 4 years. His job duties include overseeing the direction of our college ministry at FBC as well as serving in our worship ministry. Allen has a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Sam Houston State University (Eat ‘em up Kats)! In his free time, Allen enjoys reading, playing guitar, and, on occasion, playing video games.
Debra Wion has served First Baptist Church since November 2016, but most recently took over as children’s minister in 2018. Her job duties include overseeing the direction of our children’s ministry and the spiritual growth and development of the children at FBC. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Sam Houston State University (Eat ‘em up Kats)! Debra has been married to her beautifully bearded husband, Jeremy, since 2006, and together they have two children, Alissa and Lydia. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and spending time with family.
Allison Sims has been on staff at First Baptist Church since January 2020. Her job duties include overseeing all of our communication, such as our website, our “New member’s lunch,” our social media, among others. Allison has a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies from Texas A&M University. She has been married to her incredibly handsome husband, Garrett, since June 2015. They just had their first child together, Jordan, in 2019. In her spare time, Allison enjoys being outside and spending time with her family.
Phyllis Dillard has been on staff at First Baptist Church since January 2002, but has been a member here for thirty years. Her job duties include overseeing the family life center and coordinating events that are held there. Phyllis has been married to her husband, Jimmy, since 1967, and together they have one child, Christie, a son-in-law, Walter, and two grandchildren, Nate and Cydney. In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors, spending time with family and friends, reading, and working with flowers.