Leadership

Pastors 

Mark Reeder

Senior Pastor

 Pastor Mark has been in Ministry over 40 years. He loves to hunt, fish, and be out in God's great outdoors. He and his wife Carolyn will celebrate 40 years of marriage this year. Pastor Mark has a heart to minister to those in need and share the gospel message with everyone he meets.

EDUCATION: 
Pastor Mark holds a Master of Divinity degree from,The Southern Baptist Seminary where he attended from 1981-1984.
He also holds a Bachelors degree from Grand Canyon College attending from 1976 to 1980.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
First Southern Baptist Church of Chino Valley, AZ 
Senior Pastor, 1997-Present
First Baptist Church of Oracle, AZ
Senior Pastor, 1985-1997
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
Minister of Education and Youth 1981-1985





Jackie Boyd

Assistant Pastor

Pastor Jackie has been with First Southern Baptist Church since August 1st, 2018. He specializes in Biblical Counseling and also leads in areas such as Christian education and community action team. He and his wife Jessica, will celebrate 22 years of marriage this year and they have 6 children. Their family motto is "We don't do easy." Pastor Jackie is retired from the U.S. Army and is a OIF veteran.

EDUCATION:
Pastor Jackie holds two degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. A Bachelor of Arts in Humanities and a Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling. He attended Southwestern from 2010-2017.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
First Southern Baptist Church of Chino Valley, AZ
Assistant Pastor, 2018-Present

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Security Patrol Officer, 2012-2018

U.S. Army / Army Reserve
1994-2008
2003-2004 OIF