About UsMinisterial Staff
Steve has served as pastor of FBC Canyon since 2011. He is married to Jayme, and they have two children, JP and Reagan. Steve is a graduate of West Texas A&M and Dallas Theological Seminary.
You can reach Steve at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Associate Pastor of Adults Ministries
Gene joined the staff of First Baptist in January, 1997 and has served as Associate Pastor in Education, Administration, Second Half Ministries, and now Adults. He is a graduate of Wayland Baptist University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Gene is married to Lorrie and they have four married daughters. They are also very proud of their nine grandchildren. You can reach at Gene at email@example.com
Associate Pastor of Music and Children
Gary has been on staff at FBC Canyon since 2001 and currently serves as our Associate Pastor of Music and Children. He is a Canyon native who graduated from West Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology. He is married to Julie and they have three children: Hannah, Lydia, and Nathan. You can contact Gary at firstname.lastname@example.org
Associate Pastor of University and Global Discipleship
Drew joined the staff of FBC Canyon in October 2016. He currently serves as our Associate Pastor of University & Global Discipleship. He has been married to his wife, Lindsay, since June 2005. They have four children: Noah, Luke, Anna, and Reid. He is a graduate of the University of Mississippi and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. You can reach Drew at email@example.com
Director of Counseling Ministry
DeAnna Sheets, M.A., LPC is a Canyon native and is employed at First Baptist Church in Canyon as the Director of Counseling Ministries. DeAnna began working at FBC Canyon in 2001. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Wayland Baptist University. Her passion is guiding people to the redemptive gateway of God’s grace. She counsels from a Biblical perspective and desires to walk alongside others through their struggles. DeAnna is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, Texas Counselors Association, and Amarillo Area Association of Mental Health Professionals. She serves as a chaplain with the Texas Baptist Men’s Disaster Relief, a spiritual care provider and trainer for the Texas Crisis Resiliency Team, and she is an Affair Recovery Specialist. DeAnna is an approved network provider for the Texas Baptists Counseling Services, Baptist General Convention of Texas. In addition to individual, marriage, and family counseling, DeAnna leads groups in divorce recovery, grief support, and addiction recovery. You may contact DeAnna at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director of Preschool Ministry
Jill joined the staff in August 2011. She currently serves as the Director of Preschool Ministry. She received her Bachelor of Science in Math & Chemistry from Wayland Baptist University. She is married to Matt and they have two children, Audrey and Judah. You can contact her at email@example.com.
Associate Pastor of Students
Brendon is Associate Pastor of Student Ministry at First Baptist Church in Canyon, TX. He has been married to his wife, Julie, for 5 years and is the father of 3 daughters, all under the age of 4. Brendon is a native of Amarillo, TX where he graduated from Amarillo High School before going on to complete his undergraduate work at Boyce College in Louisville, KY. He then went on to study at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville where he completed his Masters of Divinity. In his free time Brendon enjoys getting outdoors by hiking, backpacking, and camping. He is also passionate about beards and coffee, two of God’s glorious gifts to the world.