Pastor Jeff joined the First Baptist family in 2016. He is a native of Desoto, Texas. Jeff attended Baylor University where he met his wife, Traci. His degrees include a B.A. in Religious Studies from Baylor University, a Master of Divinity with Biblical Languages and a PhD from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Jeff and Traci have been married 25 years and have three sons, Marshall, George, and Jonathan. Traci currently teaches 6th grade at Lee Scott Academy. In addition to the preaching and teaching of the Bible, Jeff has a desire for people to receive answers to their questions. For over 20 years Jeff has been answering questions regarding the Bible, Christianity, and faith at youth camps, on the radio, and live special events. Admittedly, his favorite time of the week is the weekly Question and Answer Bible study he hosts before a live audience entitled “AskJeff.” Pastor Jeff is also the author of 6 books including, DNA of a Disciple; Ask Jeff: The Top 10 Questions; Stand: The Christian’s Response to a Compromised Culture; 24 Hours that Changed the World; Simple: Understanding Revelation; and God vs. god: Spiritual Warfare in Heavenly Places.