Pastors & Staff

Dr. Josh Powell


Pastor Josh has been serving at First Baptist since October 2022. He is married to Jaslyn, and they have three children Micah, Malachi, and Lydia. Pastor Josh loves reading and helping people grow in their walk with the Lord.

Brother Russell Kennedy

Interim Youth Minister

Brother Russell has been a member at First Baptist since 1994 and loves serving God at the church in any way that he can, from planning events, working with youth, running the service audio, and serving with the children's ministry.

Brother Micah quave

Music Minister

Brother Micah is a New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary seminary studentwith several years of music ministry experience. He is from Denham Springs and we are excited to have him on staff here at First Baptist.

Mrs. Suzanne Duncan

Church Administrator

Mrs. Suzanne handles the church day-to-day administrative, communication, and financial business. She enjoys serving the church body in this way and helps keeps the church organized and running.