Our Staff

Dr. Edwin E. Scott
Senior  Pastor

Ed and his wife, Lea, are both native Louisianans who grew up in Pensacola, Florida. They met in high school and were married in 1978. They have two children, Meagan Scott Clavel and Ross Scott.

Ed is a graduate of Pensacola Junior College, Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri, and  New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Lea is a graduate of Baptist Bible College and Trinity Baptist College in Jacksonville, Florida. Ed and Lea have served churches in Pensacola, Baton Rouge, and Many, Louisiana. Ed also served as the Director of Missions for the St. Johns River Baptist Association in North Florida. In addition to his pastoral duties at First Baptist Church, Ed also serves The Baptist College of Florida as Professor of Christian Studies, Graduate Division Chair, and Director of Institutional Effectiveness.

Ed’s life verse is Romans 8:29, a verse that reminds us that God is always at work, shaping and molding His children into the image of Christ. “For those whom He foreknew, He also predestined to become conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brethren.”

Ed enjoys time with the family, working in the yard, baseball, science fiction, and dabbling in fly fishing and HAM radio.
 
 
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Rev. Steven Skidmore
Associate Pastor and Minister of Music

 Steve and his wife, LoriAnne, have been married for 35 years and have two grown children, Megan and Trey, and one grandson, Landon. Steve is a graduate of Florida Baptist Theological College with a major in conducting and minor in voice. LoriAnne has a Master’s Degree from Troy of Dothan and is an educator at Mulkey Elementary School. They have served churches in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama.

Steve’s life verse is Isaiah 55:6-7, “Seek the Lord while you can find Him. Call on Him now while He is near. Let the wicked change their ways and banish the very thought of doing wrong. Let them turn to the Lord that He may have mercy on them. Yes turn to our God, for He will forgive generously.”

Steve and LoriAnne enjoy fishing, camping, yard work, and gardening.

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Rev. Lee Peters
Minister of Students
 
 
 
 

herring, marthaMartha Herring

Martha is the Secretary/Ministry Assistant at First Baptist Church, Geneva. 
 
She lives in Enterprise and has been married to her high school sweetheart, Byron for over 44 years. Byron is Fire Chief for the City of Enterprise. They have two special children and a daughter-in-law and a son-in-law, Phillip and Melissa Herring and Christina and Robert Brown. They have been blessed with three grandchildren, Alexis & Austin Herring and Hanna Brown.
 
She is a member of Union Grove Baptist Church in Chancellor where she has served for over 30 years as a volunteer secretary, as treasurer, and as VBS Director.  She is currently the Minister of Music at Union Grove.
 
She enjoys reading, walking on the beach, cross-stitch, and spending time with her family and friends.  
 
Martha is a Past President  of the Alabama Association of Baptist Secretaries.
 
Her life verse is Romans 8:28:   And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are  called according to His purpose.