Shane Nickell

Senior Pastor, Shane Nickell; email:

Pastor, Shane Nickell is a Kentucky native, born in West Liberty. A graduate of Laurel County High School, University of the Cumberlands and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Pastor Shane has pastored churches in Kentucky and Florida. Married Sandra Lynn Savely, of Ft. Mitchell KY, a Registered Nurse and they have two children and four wonderful grandchildren. Pastor Shane loves preaching, playing piano, fishing and motorcycling. After leading FBC for 22 years, Pastor Shane announced his retirement in May, 2019. The Church is currently seeking God's direction as they begin their search for a new pastor.

Jason Doty

Associate Pastor of Students and Rec Ministries, Jason Doty contact email: A native of East TN and graduate of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Jason and Jen have three sons have been with us 5 years. Jason has a love for students and is passionate about teaching the truths of God's Word to build a solid foundation and mature followers of Jesus Christ.

Tony Mills

Custodian Tony MIlls If you ever wonder who is keeping this place looking so clean, who sets up tables and chairs, or who is fixing the things that always seem to get broken... well... that would be our man Tony! Tony was born and raised in Knox County. He is married to Lisa Marie Mills and has 2 children. Tony has been serving here at FBC for 13 years and continues to do a great job!

Sherry Gambrel

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