Dr. Rick Lineberger
Pastor Rick joined our church as pastor June 6, 2016. He received his BA from Ouachita Baptist University, a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served churches in Texas, Florida, and Arkansas. He has a passion for preaching God's Word and leading people to a relationship with Jesus Christ. Pastor Rick is married to Tracey and they have two grown children and nine grandchildren. They are excited to be serving the Lord and witness how He is moving in our community.
Associate Pastor of Family Ministries
Bryan joined the staff of First Baptist Glen Rose in December 2016. He has been in ministry for many years. Bryan brings a wide range of ministry experiences to FBC-Glen Rose having served full time in these positions: Sports and Recreation, Men’s ministry, Missions, Student ministry, College, Singles, and Education. He earned his under graduate degrees in Religion and Recreation from the University of Mary Hardin Baylor and his Masters of Christian Education and Masters in Counseling from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary at Fort Worth. Bryan’s joy in ministry is equipping and empowering people to find their full identity in Christ. Bryan is married to Stephanie, who works for Keller I.S.D. They are blessed with two children, Sicily and Elias. Bryan enjoys many hobbies and pastimes, most of which take place outdoors.
Associate Pastor, Music & Senior Adults
Kent came to First Baptist Church in January of 2002 as the Music and Senior Adult Minister with his wife, Gail and children, Carolyn and David. Kent had previously served in churches in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas. A 1982 graduate of Howard Payne University, Kent earned his Master of Music Degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1986.
Kent has a passion for Missions and loves to travel. He has served on numerous World Changers and WMU Family Fest Mission Projects. Kent is an active member of the Singing Men of Texas and is looking forward to traveling to Ukraine again in 2017 with the group.
Cindy joined the First Baptist Church Glen Rose staff as Children's Director on June 4, 2017. Cindy has a heart and passion to see children come into a personal relationship with Jesus. Cindy is a graduate of Texas A & M University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Cindy and her husband, Joe have two children who are both students at East Texas Baptist University. Cindy enjoys scrapbooking, camping and spending time going with her family to any sporting event.
Pastor Erick Anaya
Hispanic Mission Nueva Creacion
Pastor Erick came to First Baptist Church in September 2005 to plant our Hispanic Mission Nueva Creacion. He and his family, wife Alma, sons, David and Jonathan, are originally from Mexico City. He received a Master of Arts in Christian Education with a concentration in Hispanic Studies from the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. At the present time he is just a dissertation away from finishing a Doctorate in Christian Education with an emphasis on leadership from that same institution.
It is Pastor Erick’s effort and desire to let all people know the entire counsel of God as it is revealed in the Scriptures of both the Old and New Testaments alike; not only through words but also through actions. Likewise to develop in the members an analytical mindset in which they learn how to understand, interpret, and apply Biblical sound doctrine, so that they truly have a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ, and a continuing life transforming experience through His Spirit.
Administrative Ministry Assistant
Jennifer Newman and her husband, Stacy Newman of 18 years, were raised in Glen Rose. They have 2 children, Alex and Emma. Jennifer loves the Lord and thanks Him for all the blessings He has bestowed on her and her family! She is blessed to serve the Lord at First Baptist, Glen Rose. “It is a daily joy to see God working in the world around us!”
Financial Ministry Assistant
Kim began working at First Baptist Church December, 2016. She and her husband, Warren, are both from Louisiana and have been married 30 years. As soon as their daughter, Emily, moved to attend Texas A&M, they made their way from Dallas to the Hill Country. The Lewis' feel blessed being a part of the First Baptist Church family.
Jennifer and her husband Richard moved to Glen Rose in the spring of 1996. They have home schooled their three sons: Jacob, Nathaniel, and Isaac. Family activities include camping, biking, and hiking while discovering God’s creation. Jennifer began working as Nursery Coordinator in December 2015. She enjoys caring for the little children and can’t wait to see what the Lord has planned for their lives.
Robert, and wife Debbie, of 47 years, are parents of two children, Craig and Jenny. They have three grandchildren – Isabella, Owen, and Anna. Robert grew up in Pottsboro, TX, and has lived in the Glen Rose/Granbury area for 22 years. Robert began work as Facilities Director in February, 2016.
He appreciates the opportunity to serve the Lord by maintaining the facilities in a way that promotes worship, study, and fellowship among the FBC family and its guests.