Pastor Mike Crews

Tyrone Michael Crews was born in Waycross, Georgia in 1961.


He came to Christ as a teen and was called to preach in 1997.


He received a B. A. in Pastoral Ministry and Bible from Welch College in 2007.


He has pastored churches in Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, and Arkansas.


Brother Mike’s passion is expository preaching and helping others become fully committed followers of Jesus Christ.


Family: Wife, Jennifer; Sons: Travis, Chris, and Josh; Daughter-in-law Brooke.


Came on staff: June, 2016


In my free time:  Book worm, tech geek, amateur musician


Food I love the most: Pizza, Chinese, Wendy’s hamburgers


Favorite Verse: John 3:17

Phil Cooper, Associate Pastor, Minister of Music

Phillip Dewayne Cooper was born in Dardanelle, Arkansas in 1943. 


He gave his heart to Jesus as a teenager. 


Phil received a B.S. degree in Education with a focus on English and Music. 


He has served in the music ministry since 1971. 


Phil came to FFWBC in 1979 and has served as Associate Pastor in Music since then.


Bro. Phil's passion is to give praise and glory to God through music and worship and  share God's Word through teaching, preaching, and witnessing.


Family:  Wife, Kaye; Daughters, Manda, Lisa, and Kelly; Son, Jared


Came on FFWBC Staff in:  1979


Favorite thing about FFWBC:  The people


In my free time I like to:  Do yard work and play golf!


Food I love the most:  Newbern's catfish


Favorite verse:  Isaiah 40:31

Jacob Houseke, Youth Pastor

Russell Jacob Houske I born in Jackson, TN in 1999. 

He came to Christ at the young age of 7 and has always felt the call into ministry. 

He is in the process of pursuing a bachelors degree in youth and family ministry from Welch College. 

He has served alongside his family in their ministry growing up with his dad as a pastor. 


In his free time he enjoys playing guitar, watching football, playing games, hanging out with his family. 

Food I love the most: anything chicken, pizza, Mac and cheese

Favorite verse: 2 Timothy 1:6-7

Kimberly Wright, Office Manager, Aftercare/Summer Day Camp Director

Kim committed her life to Christ at the age of 6.

She has an Associate's Degree from Faulkner University and has studied Child Development at Shoals Community College.

She taught K-4 Classes for 10 years at Florence Christian Academy.

Family: Husband, Chuck Wright

     Son: Chase Wright and daughter in law Jessica

     Daughter: Madelyn Wright

Came on FWBBC Staff: April, 2015

Favorite thing about FWBBC: It feels like home. She has many precious memories of growing up in the church and attending the school.

In my free time I like to: spend time with family, read

Food I love the most: Mexican

Favorite Verse: Joshua 1:9

Lisa Hunt, Daycare Director

Lisa came to Christ when she was 14 years old. 

She has attended Northwest Shoals RN program. 

She has nearly 20 years of experience working in daycare and home care.


Family: Husband, Jared

Children; Nicole, Jesse, Lilly and Julie

Grandchild: Jennifer

Came on staff at FCA Daycare: April, 2008.


Favorite thing about FWBC: People here have a sincere desire to serve God.


In her free time she enjoys doing Bible studies and target shooting with her family. 

Her favorite food is spicy Mexican. 

Her favorite verse is Jeremiah 29:11

Helen Holland, Secretary

Helen came to Christ at the age of 11.

She has worked for the Army, Navy, Veteran's Social Security Hearings and Appeals

Came on staff: April, 2016.

Favorite thing about FWBBC: "This church is home. I grew up in this church. I was married here to Cliff Holland, who served as principal and pastor."

In my free time I like to: Shop, read, watch movies

Food I love the most: Ice Cream

Favorite Verse: Jeremiah 33:3