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Leadership Team:

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God and desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to encourage followers of Christ to make it their life’s passion to pursue their joy in Him and to equip them to do what they were created to do – glorify God through an intentional life of glad and joyful worship, obedience, discipleship & service.

Stephen Cavness, Pastor

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Stephen serves FBC as pastor by being a student of the Bible, preparing for and delivering expository sermons every Sunday, teaching both large and small group Bible studies, devotions, and discipleship classes, leading the church’s weekly prayer meeting, serving as the church’s lead administrator, and ministering to members of the FBC family and the community through Biblical Counseling. His life’s ambition is to be used by God to joyfully, passionately, and faithfully proclaim the glory of God through the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to be a joyful, passionate and faithful disciple of Jesus who makes other disciples, who make even more disciples.
Originally from Dyersburg, TN., Stephen earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Tennessee at Martin and a Master of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has also written numerous articles on Christianity, the church,and culture for national publications, is the Co-Host of Biblical Thinkingand has previously served as an instructor of Systematic Theology. A lifelong St. Louis Cardinals fan, Stephen enjoys all kinds of outdoor and sports activities as well reading, writing, and talking and laughing with people long after a meal is over or the coffee has run out. He and his wife/best friend, Christi, live in Fulton with their son, Charlie and daughter, Piper.


Eric Lipford, Minister of Music & Media

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Eric serves FBC by leading the music portion of our worship services as well as leading rehearsals and directing the adult choir. He also coordinates the church’s print, digital, audio, and video media. In addition to his role at FBC, Eric is the music teacher for South Fulton Elementary School. Previously, he traveled for nine years singing and playing music. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Autism, from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 2010, and in 2012 earned a certificate for Music Education. He is also a member of the American Choral Directors Association. Eric and his wife, Heidi, live in South Fulton, TN  a with their children Ellis and Lawson. They love to spend time with family and friends.


Alex Robinson, Minister of Youth/Students

Alex serves FBC by ministering to and discipling middle and high school students (as well as 18-25 year olds) and partnering with parents in their calling to make young disciples.  He is committed to teaching the students of FBC the whole counsel of God as he seeks to prepare them for a lifetime of following Jesus.  Alex is an online student at Boyce Bible College, majoring in Biblical and Theological Studies. He has a passion for the gospel of grace, and desires to help young people know Christ and make him known to the world. 
 In addition to serving at FBC,  Alex is also the Northwest Tennessee Representative for Fellowship Christian Athletes and works regularly with coaches and students in our local schools. He enjoys many things which include spending time with his family, reading, watching or playing sports, and hanging out with friends. He loves coffee and the Tennessee Vols. Originally from Dresden, TN., He and his wife Jeni live in South Fulton, TN with their daughter Rowan.
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Sue Wright, Office Manager



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Email: Telephone & Fax: Tel: (270) 472-1663 | Fax: (270) 472-1664 Church Location & Address: 115 Second St. Fulton, KY 42041. (map) Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1140, Fulton, KY. 42041 Directions – Enter your address here

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