Discipleship Pastor



I have told you these things so that in Me you may have peace. In this world, you will have suffering. But be of good cheer for I have overcome the world. John 16:33

Rick grew up in Pensacola, Florida. After graduating from the University of West Florida, he served as a Parole Officer and a Prison Counselor for the State of Florida and was in the men’s clothing retail business before going to New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary where he graduated in 1989.

Rick has served in three previous churches in Florida and Louisiana. He comes to Bradfordville First Baptist Church after 5 years as a hospice chaplain.

Rick and his wife, Carole, have two grown children and four fabulous grandchildren. Carole works for the Florida Association of State Troopers and also leads a ladies Sunday School class.

Their grandchildren are sources of great joy and many spare time excursions.

Time with each other often includes walking one of Tallahassee’s many Greenway trails, attending a School of Music concert at FSU, or eating out at a locally owned restaurant.

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