Josh Hall currently serves as our Senior Pastor. Known for his love for Jesus and for people Josh has served on staff in different capacities since 2011. Josh attended Arkansas State University-Beebe after graduating from Beebe High School. During his college career he was deployed overseas with the Arkansas Army National Guard during Operation Iraqi Freedom II. Josh graduated from Arkansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Education in 2010 and Mid America Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity in 2013.
Josh's greatest joy in life, is serving Jesus, loving his wife, Sarah, and being a father to two beautiful children. In his free time Josh enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and playing the guitar.
Associate Pastor for Music Ministry
In the summer of 2018 God brought Bro. Johnny Coggin to our church to minister to us through music. Johnny is known in the Mid-South for his love for Jesus and musical ability. Raised in South Alabama, Bro. Johnny grew up in the church and at the age of 16 surrendered to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Two years later, at the age of 18 he surrendered to God's call on his life into the ministry.
Bro. Johnny graduated with a Music degree from the University of South Alabama and has a Master of Christian Education from Mid America Baptist Theological Seminary. For over 40 years Bro. Johnny and his wife, Linda, have faithfully served the Lord side by side in music ministry. Together they have two sons, two daughters, and nine grandchildren who are all serving the Lord in their churches.
In his free time Bro. Johnny and his wife enjoy watching British TV on Netflix, spending time with their children and grandchildren, and cheering for the Alabama Crimson Tide!
Associate Pastor for Children and Family Life
Bro. Billy Beech currently serves as our Associate Pastor for Children and Family Life. Around Crittenden County Bro. Billy is widely known for his infectious smile, and tender heart. In his late teenage years, Bro. Billy surrendered his life to Christ and by the age of 26 God had called him into ministry.
Bro. Billy attended the University of Mobile and a received a Bachelor of Art in Ministry and a Master of Divinity from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to his sweet wife, Mrs. Martie, and enjoys hunting, fishing, and spoiling his grandchildren.
Associate Pastor for Youth Ministry
John Blackford came on staff at FBC in March 2018. John loves student ministry and serving the church by equipping teenagers in their relationship with Jesus. He gave his life to Jesus as a young teenager and surrendered to the ministry his freshman year of college. John graduated from Williams Baptist College with a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry with an emphasis in Youth Ministry and is currently seeking a Master of Arts in Theology at Mid-America Baptist Theology Seminary. John has been married to his wife Mallarie for 5 years. They have a one year old daughter together named Roslyn. John loves coffee, the St. Louis Cardinals, and playing golf.
Associate Pastor for Missions- Emeritus
Bro. Steve Smith has a long and rich history with FBC West Memphis. From his youth he served this church in different capacities, from deacon to lay youth director he showed great passion in serving Christ here. In 1985 he was called by FBCWM to serve full time as our Family Life Minister. Over the years he has served in several different capacities and found a special calling towards missions. After 29 years of service he retired from full time ministry but he still helps out as our Missions Pastor Emeritus!
Associate Pastor for Primera Iglesia Bautista
Brother Hector Flores was born in El Paso, Texas and his lovely wife, Lety, is from Chihuahua, Mexico. Hector Flores has 30 years of ministry experience serving our Lord and Savior Christ Jesus. Brother Hector and his wife Lety have a great desire and passion to help, reach out, and serve the Hispanic community in West Memphis, AR. His ministerial experience includes preaching the Gospel, family ministry, prison ministry, addictions, ministry for the homeless, marriage ministry, evangelism and radio ministry.
Family Life Center Administrative Assistant
Office Administrative Assistant
Financial Administrative Assistant