OUR STAFF

 
 
 
 
Allen Crosby
Senior Pastor
 
Allen was born and raised in the great state of Georgia. He trusted Christ as his Savior early in life and later surrendered to the gospel ministry. Allen went to college at Luther Rice University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biblical Studies. He furthered his education at New Orleans Theological Seminary and plans to finish at South Western Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth Texas.
Allen and his wife Marcia served in several churches around the Atlanta area before moving to Jewett, Texas in July 2016.
 
Allen and Marcia have three grown children who are married. Two of those children live in Texas with their families; the youngest and her husband are completing studies in Georgia. Allen enjoys hunting, fishing, golf and spending time with his family.
 
CELL: (770) 910-0032
 
Kevin Butler
Worship Pastor
 
Kevin has lived his whole life in Texas, most of it in the Houston area. Following God’s call to vocational ministry, Kevin attended Truett Seminary in Waco where he earned two Masters degrees in 2002: a Masters of Music and a Masters of Divinity. Kevin has a passion for music and worship and loves to sing and play the keyboard. He and his wife Cynthia sing together and have written several songs separately and together and are excited that their daughter Maranatha has also shown an interest in music.
 
In August of 2014, God led Kevin to First Baptist Jewett where he has served as our worship minister ever since. Kevin wants to lead a life that pursues God and demonstrates to others how to worship God not just in a church service but in the entirety of our lives.
 
 
Apart from music and ministry, Kevin loves to spend time with friends and family, especially watching movies and playing strategy board games.
 
CELL: (832) 493-5965
 
Cynthia Butler
Children’s Director
 
Cynthia Butler is a mom, musician and minister.  Having been raised in the faith, she accepted Jesus when she was a child at White Oak Baptist Church in Houston.  When Kevin later joined White Oak he became Cynthia’s friend, fiance and finally husband.  The couple moved to Waco where they finished their schooling, Kevin at Truett Seminary and Cynthia at Baylor.  Since graduating with a music education degree, Cynthia has taught classroom music in an elementary school as well as private music lessons.  Today Cynthia educates her daughter Maranatha at home and she also serves as the children’s minister at First Baptist Church of Jewett where Kevin is music minister.  Cynthia enjoys writing songs, creating artwork and getting closer to God.
 
 
CELL: (832) 315-0777
 
Bessie Woodall
Church Administrator
 
Bessie Woodall keeps the offices of FBC Jewett in order through her administrative skills. Bessie was born and raised in the Jewett area. After retiring from the administration at Leon ISD, she is serving the Lord by keeping the FBC staff in line and the offices in order.
 
Bessie loves to craft when she can but her real focus is ministering to the community through her service on the city council of Jewett. As a long time resident of Jewett she loves her city and this community.
 
 
 
Kayla Lewis
Media & Communications Director/Events Coordinator
 
Kayla stays very busy with our church. She is part of the tech team, runs all social media & advertising, plans church events, church photographer and graphic designer, and a dedicated youth leader. She loves what she does and has a passion for using her talents God gave her for the church. 
 
Kayla graduated Navarro College in 2015 with her Associates in Art. She is married to Joshua Lewis with one son named Braddock. Kayla is from Glen Rose, Texas and visits her hometown often.  She has a big heart for God, serving her church, the youth, and family.
 
CELL: (254) 434-3905