Meet the Staff

Keith Inman

Senior Pastor 

 

         Ask me about: 

 1. Joining FBC

 2. PhilanthroCorp

I love First Baptist Church! As a graduate of Murray State University, I was a member of FBC during my college days and while serving as the campus minister for the Murray State BCM. I began serving as the pastor of FBC in the fall of 2012.

After graduating from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, I spent 28 years doing campus ministry at Arkansas State University and and Murray State University. I was also the director of collegiate ministry and young adults at the Kentucky Baptist Convention. 

I'm married to Carole, and together we have three children and four grandchildren. I enjoy hiking, reading, golfing, and watching SEC football.

Jon Kyle Allred

Student Pastor 

Contemporary Worship Leader

       Ask me about: 

 1. Student Ministry

 2. Contemporary Worship

I've served God's church in various roles, including senior pastor, youth pastor, and worship pastor. I came to FBC in September of 2015 to serve as a student pastor and oversee all 6th-12th grade ministries.

 

I received a B.S. degree from Murray State in 2007 and I'm currently working on my MDIV seminary degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. 

 

I'm married to my beautiful wife and best friend, Jamie. The Lord has blessed us with four wonderful daughters (Halle, Anna Grace, Nora, and Layla). It's my goal at FBC to teach students on how to reach their peers for Christ.

Mike Rose

Traditional Worship Leader

         Ask me about: 

 1. Worship Choir 

 2. Composer's Weekend

I became interested in music while talking piano, voice, and cello lessons each week as my father studied music at Southern Seminary.

 

I have a music education degree from Austin Peay, a church music degree from Kentucky Wesleyan College, and a church music master's from Southern Seminary. Later in life, I felt a calling to public education and returned to school for a degree in curriculum and instruction. I am also certified as a principal in the state of Tennessee.

 

I've also held church positions in Hopkinsville from 1981-1986 and Cadiz from 1986-2015. I joined FBC in June of 2016.

 

I live on Lake Barkley with my two dogs: Bullet and Phyllis. 

Carly Middleton

Director of Communications and Events

 

       Ask me about: 

 1. Manna and Bulletin

 2. Website and Social Media

I'm very passionate about how media can be used to glorify the Lord. I also want to help you get connected to our church! Send me an email if you need help finding a class or want someone to sit with on Sunday morning.

I am so close to graduating from Murray State! On May 9, I will finally earn my B.S. in Journalism and Organizational Communication. 

As a native of northern Kentucky, I grew up on the Cincinnati Reds and Skyline Chili. While I still can't root for the Cardinals, western Kentucky and FBC have become home for me. I attended FBC throughout my college career before coming on staff in August 2019.

Diane Jonas 

Printing Secretary 

         Ask me about: 

 1. How to get connected to       FBC

I joined the FBC staff in August of 1997. I currently serve as the printing secretary. My husband, Tom, and I have three grown children and five grandchildren. When not in the church office, I enjoy reading, bicycling, cooking and spending time with family.

Lauren Dunlap

Mother's Day Out Director

         Ask me about: 

 1. Mother's Day Out

I joined the church as the Mother’s Day Out director in 2017. I have 11 years of experience in the field of mental health counseling as a licensed clinical social worker. I love working with children and have specialized in birth to 5 years of age at my previous employer. I enjoy watching children grow and learn. I have seen the positive influence Mother’s Day Out has had on my own children. I welcome open two-way communication with parents to jointly celebrate parenting joys and tackle challenging struggles.

 

I am married to Zach and have two daughters, Emilia and Ruby. I also have two dogs, Franklin and Dean. In my spare time, I enjoy baking, reading, exercising, and spending time with my family and friends. 

Erin Clark

College Ministry Assistant

         Ask me about: 

 1. NET College Ministry 

 2. Summer Impact Team

I joined the team as a college ministry assistant in 2016. I help oversee the events and programs of our NET College Ministry.  I have a tremendous heart for college students and desire to see them grow in their walk with Christ.

 

I am married to Jonathan (Murray State BCM Director) and am a mom to Jackson, Frazier, Chaney Beth, and Nathan. Together, we like to spend time as a family, travel, work around the house, and go on Clark Family Adventures. 

Rhonda Roberts

Kitchen Supervisor

         Ask me about: 

 1. Fellowship Suppers

I joined our staff in August of 2019. I have been a member of FBC since 1984.  I enjoy being a mom to Kelsey and Christopher, mother-in-law to Tyler, and especially Grammie to Benjamin and Henry. I love studying the Word with my “sister-friends” that weekly meet in my home and singing praises to the Lord with the FBC Praise Team. I retired from teaching in 2017, but since then have continued to teach on a part-time basis.

 

I rejoice that this season of life has blessed me with opportunities to serve Him. This position as Wednesday night cook is my next exciting ministry adventure! I look forward to seeing you on Wednesday nights.

Boyd Smith

Pastor of Prayer and Care

         Ask me about: 

 1. MAGIC Ministry

 2. Home Visits

I came to First Baptist Church as the minister to students and activities in 1994. After serving in this capacity for nearly 17 years, I became the pastor of prayer and care, a new position at FBC.

 

I spend much of my time at the hospital, nursing homes, retirement centers and the homes of the elderly in Murray. I know what it’s like to be sick, as I have experienced the healing touch of God as well. I believe in the power of prayer and I keep a prayer journal of the requests that people give me. My wife Wanda and I have been happily married for over 35 years.

Rachel Riquelme

Children's Ministry Director

         Ask me about: 

 1. Children's Ministry

 2. Fall Festival

I came to First Baptist Church in July 2018. I'm so passionate about children's ministry! After attending WKU, I felt a calling into the ministry and have continued my journey ministering to children and families ever since.

 

I'm married to Roger, who I met on summer missions as a college student. Together, we have two sons, Ezra and Wyatt. Our family loves traveling, visiting children's museums, and learning about space and robots! 

Lori Morgan

Financial Secretary

         Ask me about: 

 1. Online Giving

 2. Contribution Statements

I came to FBC in September of 2014. I am responsible for maintaining all financial records of the church and ensuring that all regulatory financial requirements are performed properly. I am a stickler for details!

I have served previously at churches in Mayfield, KY and Brentwood, TN. I'm married to Dirk and we have three children, Bryan (who is married to Rachel), Shelby, and Jonah. We also have one adorable grandchild, Cason.

 

I love music, especially in the church setting, and following Kentucky basketball and St. Louis Cardinals baseball.

Debbie Settle

Pastoral Care Ministry Assistant

         Ask me about: 

 1. MAGIC Ministry

 2. Church Calendar

I came to FBC in 1972 as pastor's secretary. Today, I currently serve in the area of pastoral care ministry and provide support for church ministries. 

 

My husband, Bill, and I have three grown children, Jeremy (Nikki), Brian (Jennifer), and Catherine (James) and six grandchildren. I enjoy spending time with grandchildren and watching them play soccer, basketball, baseball, volleyball and cheer! I also enjoy singing in the Worship Choir here at FBC.

Belinda Stevens

Facilities Manager

         Ask me about: 

 1. Facilities Rental

I joined the FBC staff in March of 2002 in a custodial position. In September of 2014, I assumed a new position as facility manager. I love FBC and work to maintain the buildings and grounds. I have two grown children, Josh and Kelsey, and three grandchildren.

Mark King

Librarian

         Ask me about: 

 1. FBC Online Catalog

 2. Book Donations

I joined the FBC staff in September 2018. I have had a varied career over the last 4 decades including theater work at the Lexington Opera House and Rupp Arena, television studio camera operator (WLEX TV18), over 10 years of experience in insurance sales, and 14 years with Lexmark International, Inc., which afforded me many international business trips. After my career at Lexmark ended, I was blessed with a few years as a stay-at-home dad.

 

In 2014, my family and I moved to the Murray area for my wife Lisa’s business. We joined the church shortly thereafter.  I help my wife’s business with accounting, payroll, and minimal tax duties. Lisa is a licensed clinical psychologist and we have one child, John. 

Cody Dalton

Middle School Associate

         Ask me about: 

 1. Middle School Ministry

I first joined the FBC team as a children's ministry intern in the fall of 2017. In the fall of 2018, I transitioned to a student ministry internship and thrived at engaging our middle schoolers with the gospel. After a year of interning with the student ministry, I officially came onto our FBC staff as the middle school associate. I have a B.S. in Organizational Communication from Murray State.

 

I also work at the Baptist Campus Ministry as a campus ministry associate. In my free time, I enjoy watching and playing basketball, long-boarding, and water-skiing.

Megan Downey

Youth Ministry Assistant

         Ask me about: 

 1. Student Ministry

I joined the FBC team in August of 2019 as the youth ministry assistant. In the summers of 2018 and 2019, I served on FBC's Summer Impact Team, specifically interning with youth ministry. I enjoyed the gospel conversations and relationships that were built with the high school girls and I have now transitioned into a ministry assistant position. I graduated from Murray State in the spring of 2017 with my B.S. in animal science. I serve on staff at the Murray State BCM as a campus minister associate and have served at the BCM for the past 3 years.

 

In my free time, I love to celebrate Christmas year-round, cross-stitch, bake gluten-free brownies, and spend time with my family in Ashland, Kentucky.

First Baptist Church

203 S. 4th Street ​

 Murray, KY 42071

Office Hours: Monday - Thursday

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

270-753-1854

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