Our Staff Team

We have a passion for people, our city and our world. This isn't simply a staff directory page...

It's a group of people that love to work together but more importantly do life together. 

BRETT LESTER

LEAD PASTOR

Brett joined the FBC Leadership Team as Lead Pastor in August 2012. His primary duties are presenting the Word of God, casting vision, and leading the FBC family in our mission to #GoServeLive in the Lake Livingston area. Brett and his wife, Joy, have three children: Katie, Mallory and Hudson. “I love leading a church and a staff that is so willing to do whatever it takes to reach people with the gospel. Livingston is a great community…and one that we hope will know the great God that brings us life!”

brett@fbclivingston.org

KEVAN WOOD

PASTOR OF WORSHIP & ADMINISTRATION

Kevan is known as the old guy on staff. He has had the privilege of serving the Lord at FBC since February 1979. He and his wife Mary Beth have been married for over 35 years. They have 3 children, 6 wonderful grandsons and 3 beautiful granddaughters. Kevan has a passion to help the church reach this area for Christ and to help each of us become Worshippers of Him with our whole being. “First is a place that has allowed me to grow, find my purpose and is helping me become what God created me to be,” says Kevan. Kevan leads the Classic Worship at 9:00am with a praise team and choir.

kevan@fbclivingston.org

MICHAEL HAFFNER

PASTOR OF CHILDREN & FAMILIES

Michael joined the FBC Leadership Team in July 2013. He has a passion not only to see children come to know the Lord and His Word, but also to train parents to be the primary disciple-makers in their own homes. He and his wife, D’Ann, have three children, Claire, Cole and Callen.

michael@fbclivingston.org

BRAD BUTLER

PASTOR OF STUDENTS & FAMILIES

Brad joined the FBC Leadership Team in August 2013. Brad has 20 years of student and pastoral ministry experience and a passion to see students live out Luke 2:52…”to grow in wisdom and stature, and favor with God and man.”

brad@fbclivingston.org

DANIEL MCLENDON

DIRECTOR OF WORSHIP & MEDIA

Daniel joined the staff of FBC in November 2016.  He was raised here in Livingston, and was active at FBC until he left for college.  He has since worked at several churches in both worship and student ministry roles.   Daniel is passionate about worship and seeing people use their creative gifts to glorify the Lord.  He works weekly with his wife, Kylie, to lead worship for our 10:30 am Alternative Service.

danielmc@fbclivinsgton.org