First Baptist Church Leadership
First Baptist Church is blessed to have a leadership team who are truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will. Following are brief bio's of our leadership team and their qualifications for ministry.
Dr. Clint Davis
I began my ministry at First Baptist in May 1992.
My wife, Cindy, and I have three children and four grandchildren. Cindy is employed by the Mt. Pleasant Independent School District. She serves as the Director of Administrative Support Services.
A native of north Louisiana, I graduated from West Monroe High School and Louisiana College. I was blessed to be able to further my theological education at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary receiving a Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees.
Minister of Education & Sr. Adults
I am the Minister of Education and Senior Adults, with some responsibilities in Missions, and have served at First Baptist Church since January of 2007.
My wife, Brenda and I were married on August 9, 1980. We have two married children. Brenda works parttime in the field of accounting for a local firm. She serves as a Sunday School teacher and sings in the choir.
Our son, Drew, and his wife, Rachel, have 3 children. Drew is a math teacher and assistant varsity basketball coach for Mount Pleasant High School. Rachel works at the Child Development Center as a trauma specialist.
Our daughter, Meagan Smith, and her husband, Weston, have 5 children and live in Longview, TX. Meagan works for Longview Christian School as the Parent Liaison and Communication & Development Coordinator. She also teaches Home Economics. Weston is a pilot and owns his own aviation company, managing about 20 aircraft.
I was born and raised in Maryland, where I graduated from Thomas Stone High School in 1976. I moved to Texas and graduated from East Texas Baptist University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1981. I also hold both a Master of Arts in Christian Education and a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, graduating in1992. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas and have received training as a Life Coach.
Minister of Music
I am the Minister of Music and Media and joined the staff of First Baptist Church November 18, 1992.
My wife, Babs and I were married September 30, 1989. Babs is the office manager for a local Dermatologist. Our son, Zach (Born: January 21, 1995) is a loan officer for an area bank. Zach and his wife, Abbey, live in Longview, TX.
I was born and raised in West Monroe, Louisiana and graduated from West Monroe High School in 1976. In 1982, I received my Bachelor of Music from University of Louisiana at Monroe (formally Northeast Louisiana University). I also pursued a master’s in religious education from the Houston Baptist University Campus of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
I am a transplant survivor. October 9, 2014, I received a double lung transplant from UTSW Medical Center in Dallas. I have the privilege of being part of the Organ Transplant Support Team at UTSW. Our group meets monthly to encourage one another and help to pre-transplant patients. I am advocate for organ donation.
Minister to Families
I serve as the Minister to Families, working with our children and their parents, since June of 2005.
I have been married to my wife Crystal since June 1st, 1996. We have 4 children Paul (1998), Lily (1999), Samuel (2001) and Rose (2005).
I graduated from Howard Payne University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Art. In addition, I graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2005 with a Master of Arts in Christian Education with concentrations in Childhood Education and Communications.
Minister of Students
I am new to FBC Mount Pleasant! I came here in June 2020 to serve as the Minister of Students.
I grew up in China Spring, Texas, just outside of Waco! I then went on to study Psychology at Angelo State University and graduated in 2015. This was also the time of my life when God revealed Himself to me and I came to faith in Jesus and responded to a call to ministry. I served as a BSM Campus Missionary between 2015-2017 in San Angelo before taking off to seminary in Waco at George W. Truett Theological Seminary. I graduated with a Master of Divinity in Theology in 2020 before coming to FBC! I have a passion for guiding students towards a deeper understanding of the Gospel, finding confidence in their identity in Christ, and learning to share Jesus to those who do not know Him yet.