Staff

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Dr. Ron Bird

Senior Pastor

Office: 601-829-1004
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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

Minister of Education / Senior Adults

Office: 601-829-1004
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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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David Nicholson

Worship Pastor

Office: 601-829-1004
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David Nicholson has served as the Worship Pastor at FBC Fannin since 2011 and has almost fifteen years of experience in youth, pastoral and worship ministry.  He has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Liberty University and a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from The University of Southern Mississippi.

He and his wife, Christa, have two children, Eli and Lily.

"Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord."  1 Corinthians 15:58

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Jeff Byrd

Student Pastor

Office: 601-829-1004
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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
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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

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Sandra Duke

Ministry Assistant - Finance

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Jennifer Rutledge

Ministry Assistant - Media

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Melissa McCarty

Ministry Assistant - Membership

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Larry Black

Facilities Director

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