SENIOR PASTOR GIB BASKERVILLE

Gib grew up here at FBC Vernon. He received a Bachelor's degree in Finance from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX. After spending 13 years in the banking industry, Gib followed a call from God into full-time ministry. He originally came on staff at FBC as Associate Pastor of Education and now serves as Senior Pastor. Gib is currently finishing his Master's Degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. Gib's wife, Wilainia, is a speech language pathologist and specializes in working with young children in our area. 

ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF WORSHIP GREG TANNER

Greg Tanner, our associate pastor of worship has been at FBC Vernon since 1984. Greg and his wife, Nina, have one daughter, Bobbi Kim, who lives in Oklahoma with her family. Originally from Illinois, Greg graduated from Belmont University in Nashville, TN with a Bachelor of Arts in church music and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Church Music.

OUTREACH MINISTER DONOVAN WILKINSON

Donovan is a father of nine children, the son of Brandon and Jennifer Wilkinson-Brumley and, by God's will, a student/disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ. He has been saved by God's grace, and a member of FBC since January of 2014. He started working at the Church in October of 2014 as the Facility Director of Maintenance and Upkeep. In October of 2015 he was blessed with an Intern position under Pastor Gib where he focuses on outreach, and in September of 2016 he was licensed for Gospel Ministry. He married his wife Marinda in March of 2017. He was born and raised in Vernon his whole life, graduated from Vernon High School, and feels called to minister to Vernon and it's surrounding areas. His hobbies include sports, ping-pong, board games, video games, and exercising. His favorite Bible verse is Proverbs 3:5,6 "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."

YOUTH PASTOR NATHAN ROACH

Nathan joined the staff at FBC Vernon in September 2017. He has a passion for seeing students come to know the Lord and grow in their passion for the Lord. He grew up in the North Texas heat before going to school at OBU to get a degree in pastoral ministry. Before coming on staff here at FBC Vernon, he spent a year at a church plant in Phoenix, Arizona establishing a college ministry. After much prayer and seeking, he felt led to move back to Texas and come on board at FBC Vernon to be a part of what the Lord is doing in this community. He is excited to see the gospel impact the lives of local students.

SECRETARY SANDRA GOODRUM

Sandra has worked at FBC for 20 years! She is very loved and appreciated for all of her hard work, we actually call her the "glue" that sticks it all together. She was born and raised in Vernon her whole life. She has been married to Henry Goodrum for 40 years and is blessed to have two beautiful daughters, Stephanie and Melanie and four precious grandchildren, Quentin, Kyla, Ryson, and Rylen. Her hobbies include reading, bowling, and spending time with her grand kids. Her favorite Scripture is Psalm 46:10 "Be still, and know that I Am God".

Patty Selman - Secretary

Patty has been a part of the Vernon community for over 50 years , and a part of the FBC family for over 25 years. She has volunteered and worked at FBC for 2 years. She volunteered in the library for over a year and joined the work staff in July 2017. She has a passion for the senior care ministry and her favorite scripture is Matthew 22:37, 38, " Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself."