our staff

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 served 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 Houske

Jacob was born in Jackson, TN in 1999. 

He is the oldest of four siblings. 

He came to Christ at the age of 7. 

He served with his father who pastored several churches. 

He is currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in youth and family ministry at Welch College in Gallatin TN. 

In his free time he enjoys playing guitar, watching games, and spending time with his family. 

He enjoys eating anything with chicken, pizza, and mac and cheese. 

His favorite verse is 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, DaycareDirector

Lisa came to Christ at the age of 14

She has studied music and nursing at Northwest Shoals Community College

Family: Married to Jared Hunt

Four children: Nicole, Jesse, Lilly, & Julie

One grandaughter: Jennifer

Came on staff: 2008

Lisa is committed to providing a place for families to bring their children to receive quality daycare in a Christian environment. 

Favorite thing about FWBBC: 

In my free time I like to: 

Food I love the most: Cheesecake

Favorite Verse: 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