Church  First Baptist Church Guest Speakers!

  • Dr. Scott Hobbs - Interim Pastor

    Dr. Scott Hobbs has served the Lord as a pastor, teacher and missionary for over 30 years.  His wife Laura and their two younger sons recently moved back to their home state of Arkansas to reconnect with family after serving 18 years as a pastor in the Chicago area of a Southern Baptist Church.  Scott has a PhD from Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, TX and has served as missionary in the United Kingdom, pastor in TX, AR, and Chicago and a teacher in a School of theology.  Laura grew in southern India as an IMB missionary kid and presently teaches 1st grade in Springdale.  Their oldest son is a Physician in Residence at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, is married and has one daughter.  Their middle son is a freshman at Ouachita Baptist University.  their youngest son is a junior at Rogers High School.

  • Gary Baltrusch - Guest Music Leader

    Gary Baltrusch has been a long time bi-vocational worship minister at various churches, most recently serving at Cherry Ridge Baptist Church in Bastrop, LA, and Bethany Baptist Church in Bethany, LA.  Gary spent 5&1/2 years with his wife Glenda traveling and singing gospel concerts in the contiguous United States prior to these most recent stints as worship minister.  He also served as worship minister 10 years at First Baptist Winslow before that.


    Gary and Glenda make their home in Winslow, AR.

  • Brian Taylor - Guest Music Leader

    Bryan and Mandy Taylor both went to Springdale high and the University of Arkansas . Mandy taught public school at Springdale for 8 years until having children and now homeschools both girls. Bryan has served in Bi-vocational and full-time ministry. He is also been involved in construction for many years and is now owner of Shiloh home solutions. Bryan and Mandy have been married for almost 27 years and have two beautiful daughters. Maryssa 17 and Shea 10.