Dennis Trull

Senior Pastor 
           Bro. Dennis has been pastor of First Baptist since November of 1997. He is married to Suzanne and have three grown children; Brandon (Sarah), Jordan (Krista), and Anna. He also has three grandchildren. Bro. Dennis’ favorite verse is Romans 8:32 because it reminds us that God would give His Son to redeem us, then God will do the right thing in our lives every time. Bro. Dennis’ hobbies include reading and spending time with family. Bro. Dennis holds a B.S from University of Memphis, Master of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry from that institution as well.   






Al Bailey

Associate Pastor of Worship and Family Life

            Bro. Al came to FBC McKenzie in September of 2007. He is a graduate of Georgia College (Bachelor of Music Education) and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (Master of Music in Church Music). He is married to the former Elizabeth Walker, and they have three children: Ben, Andrew, and Melody. They also have grandchildren: Abe, Jude, Thomas, and Lizzie Rose. Al and Beth served as IMB missionaries in Costa Rica and Guatemala from 1991-2000. Bro. Al enjoys photography, historical sites (especially Civil War era) and traveling with family.





Ethan Winfield

Associate Pastor of Students and Recreation

            Ethan came to FBC McKenzie in August of 2016. He graduated in 2013 from Mississippi College (Bachelor of Business Administration) and will graduate in May 2018 from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity). Ethan is engaged to Ariella, and they are to be married in November of 2017. Ethan enjoys sports, and is ardent Alabama fan. Ethan has a passion about investing in students’ lives and help them mature in their faith in Christ. The future of our faith rests in our students, and they will do great things for the kingdom! 




Samantha Butler

Children’s Director 
           Sam Butler is an award winning teacher from Clarksville, Tennessee. She won the Green Apple Award from CMCEA and Peer Mentoring Award from Bethel University. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Education from University of Tennessee at Martin and Masters in Education and Administration from Bethel University. She is married to Ty Butler and they have two sons. In her spare time she enjoys writing Christian fiction for children. She is the author of Easter Miracles. 







Lisa Newman

Church Secretary 
           Lisa began working at FBC in August of 1999.  She is married to Rusty and they have 3 children, Rachel, Mark (Lauren), and Zach.  She also has one sweet granddaughter, Ava.  Lisa enjoys working and serving her family at FBC.  In her spare time Lisa enjoys reading, cooking, watching sports, and being with her family.