Douglas Shows, Pastor
Pastor Douglas Shows received Christ as his Lord and Savior at the age of 17 and surrendered to God’s call into ministry in 2009. Graduating from Lamar University in 2013, Pastor Shows graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in May 2016 with a Masters of Divinity. In 2017, Pastor Shows began his doctorate studies at Luther Rice University & Seminary. Pastor Shows' area of passion is preaching and sharing God’s Word. He strives to lead God’s people to find their personal gifts and passion to use for God. Prior to pursuing his formal education, Pastor Shows served as the pastor of Campground Baptist Church in Woodville, Texas. Pastor Shows and wife Amy began serving at First Baptist Bridge City in January 2016.
Aaron Little, Minister to Students
Aaron received Christ as his Lord and Savior at the age of 11 and surrendered to God’s call into ministry in 2007. Aaron graduated from Texas A&M University-Commerce in 2007 with a Bachelor’s of Science and in 2017 with a Masters of Arts in Theology from Liberty University School of Divinity. Aaron has served in student ministry for over ten years, beginning at MacArthur Heights Baptist Church in Orange, TX (2007-2012) and has served here at FBC since 2012. Aaron and his wife Crystal has been married since 2005 and enjoy spending time with their two children, Jonah (2009) and Callie (2012).
Debbie Anderson, Music Director
Debbie Anderson began serving as Music Director at FBCBC in May 2017 after active service as an FBCBC Worship Team member and previous service in music ministry in the local area. Debbie accepted Jesus as Savior and Lord in 1994 and has since served in a variety of roles including Sunday School, VBS, Youth Ministry support, and worship music. Debbie is married to Roland Anderson and has two children, Ashley and Daniel, and five grand children. Debbie says the Lord will always be her Source and her Guide in this ministry.
Chris Bailey, Children's Ministry Director
Christine ("Chris") Bailey is married to Branden and they have two wonderfully crazy children, Tyler and Tessa. Chris was called into ministry work more than fifteen years ago, working with children for the majority of that time. In addition to serving at FBCBC, Chris also sings with a Southern Gospel group called "Footprints" from Baytown. Chris desires that the FBCBC Children's Ministry will help children grow spiritually and will encourage them to be a light in their own homes, neighborhoods, schools, communities, and maybe one day, around the world. --That the next generation may know!
Pat Rickenbrode, Financial Secretary
Pat came to work for First Baptist in September of 1987. She has filled numerous positions at FBC during this time. She feels she has been called to serve at FBC and enjoys assisting the church in reaching its calling and mission of spreading the gospel in our community. Pat was married to her late husband, Randy, for nearly 45 years. She has two sons, Timothy and Phillip, three wonderful grandsons, and one beautiful granddaughter.
Jackie Hall, Secretary/Receptionist
Jackie has been the receptionist for over ten years here at First Baptist, Bridge City. She is a proud mother of two girls. The eldest, Carolyn, is the Vice Principal of a school in St. Michael, Alaska, and her youngest daughter, Kimberly, recently graduated from nursing school. Jackie says "that it is a blessing to serve the Lord in the position that she is in and to interact with our church membership on a daily basis."