our leadership


  • Dr. Mike sams

    senior pastor

    Mike is married to Angela and has 3 sons and a daughter-in-law, Tyler and Elizabeth, Garrett, and Ryan. He earned his Masters of Theology and his Doctorate of Ministry from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. Mike has served as our Senior Pastor since November of 2008.

      

    MSAMS@FBCMARTIN.ORG

  • ron graves

    associate pastor of music & Worship

    Ron is married to Deana and has 4 kids. He has a BA in religion from the School of Church Careers, Centenary College of Louisiana. He also has a MS in Management and Leadership, from Western Governors University, and a Certificate in Management from Harvard Business School. He has served in worship ministry for 17 years and has also led missions ministry. Ron has served on staff at FBC Martin since November of 2014.


    RGRAVES@FBCMARTIN.ORG

  • greg alderdice

    associate pastor of Youth

    Greg is married to Erin and has 3 kids – Grey, Emersyn, and Miles. He has a BA in Christian Education from Union University and an M.Div. from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Greg has served on staff at FBC Martin since December of 2017.


    GALDERDICE@FBCMARTIN.ORG

  • matt brewer

    associate pastor of children

    Matt is married to Katie and has 2 kids. He has a BA in Biblical Studies from Union University and an M.Div. in Christian Ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served in children’s ministry for over 13 years. Matt has served on staff at FBC Martin since August of 2013. 


    MBREWER@FBCMARTIN.ORG

  • jeffrey mcewen

    associate pastor of college

    Jeffrey is married to Ginger and has 1 son. He received his BS in Organizational Leadership from Union University. He has served in youth ministry for over 13 years. Jeffrey has served on staff at FBC Martin since August of 2016.


    JMCEWEN@FBCMARTIN.ORG

  • Larry Washburn

    Associate Pastor of Administration

    Larry is married and has 3 children and 6 grandchildren. He received his BS in Accounting from the University of Tennessee at Martin and his Master of Arts in Religious Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Larry has served on staff at FBC Martin since August 2005.


    LWASHBURN@FBCMARTIN.ORG


  • Associate Pastor of Discipleship



  • administrative assistant (senior Pastor)


  • karen kirkland

    administrative assistant (music & worship)

  • jeanne king

    administrative assistant (education, youth, and children)

  • marsha higgs

    financial secretary

  • chad brewer

    technical director

  • James Bryant

    facilities manager

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  • jennifer mcdaniel

    cwlc director