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Dr. Ron Bird

Senior Pastor

Office: 601-829-1004

Dr. Ron Bird has been the Senior Pastor at FBC Fannin since 2004.  God called him into full time ministry after serving many years as a successful businessman.   He has a Master's of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

He and his wife, Debbie, have two sons, Joseph and Matthew; as well as two grandchildren, Addison Grace and Isaac.

"I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with My eye."  Psalm 32:8

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Steve Abercrombie

Education & Senior Adult Pastor

Office: 601-829-1004

Steve Abercrombie began serving at FBC Fannin in 2001 and has over 25 years of experience in ministry.  He has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Mississippi College and a Master's of Theology from Carolina Bible College.

He and his wife, Kim, have six children: Stephanie, Tony, Chase, Courtney, Jacob and Savannah.   

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths."  Proverbs 3:5,6

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Jeff Byrd

Student Pastor

Office: 601-829-1004

Jeff Byrd has served as Student Pastor at FBC Fannin since 2012.  He has a Culinary Arts degree from MUW in Columbus, MS and a Master of Arts degree in Christian Education from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

He and his wife, Misty, have two children, Maddie and J.P.

"Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you, yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand."  Isaiah 41:10

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Jeff Giles

Children's Director

Office: 601-829-1004

Jeff Giles joined the staff as Children's Director in 2014.  He has a degree in Mathematics from The University of Mississippi.

He and his wife, Tracey, have two children, Taylor and Lauren.

"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."  (Philippians 4:13)

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Jerry Yates

Church Administrator

Office: 601-829-1004

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Sandra Duke

Finance Assistant

Office: 601-829-1004

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Jennifer Rutledge

Media Assistant


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Melissa McCarty

Membership Assistant

Office: 601-829-1004

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Larry Black

Facilities Director