The mission of FBC Kerens is to transform our world with the Gospel of Christ through God’s Word one person at a time.

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Cindy Carnegie
First Baptist Church is prayerfully searching for a Lead Pastor at this time. For all inquiries, concerns, or applications please email
Bobby Bain, Minister of Music
Bobby was raised in Kerens by two wonderful parents, Martha and Bub Bain. He came to know the Lord at the age of eight. Bobby has been a member of FBC Kerens his entire life with the
exception of eight years he spent in the coaching profession. Bobby and his lovely wife Kay moved to Kerens in 1985 entering the insurance business with his dad. Bobby has two
daughters, Season and Shelby, who are both teachers and active members of FBC Kerens.
Bobby has served as bi-vocational music director for some twenty years.
Contact Bro. Bobby:
Collin Brickhouse,
Student Minister
Collin was called to FBC Kerens in December 2017. He graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University in May 2017 with a degree in Religion with an Emphasis in Bible. Collin is married to LuToria (Tori) Brickhouse, they have 1 son, Isaiah Brickhouse. Collin was raised in Altus, OK, by his parents, Mark and Gigi Brickhouse. Collin’s father has been in the ministry for 30+ years and so Collin has had the unique opportunity to grow up in the ministry and see how a church is run from a young age. 
Contact Collin:
Cindy Carnegie, Administrative Assistant
Cindy moved to Kerens in December 1999 .  Lost her dear husband in 2012.  She has three children and two grand children, all living close enough to see often.  Grew up in Miami, Florida in a wonderful family and almost all activities were on the water.  Cindy was very active in the youth group and taught
Sunday School and confirmation classes.  She is an active member of Kerens Presbyterian church.  She has always worked as a secretary and has been blessed with the best job ever. 
Contact Cindy:
judy conner
Lana Engel
Judy Conner, Pianist
My parents were James and Martha Parker.  I grew up in Roane and Corsicana.  After graduating from Baylor University, I married Norton Conner and we moved to Kerens in 1977.  We have two daughters, Lana Conner Engel and Lindsay Conner.  Our son-in-law is Jayson Engel and our grandchildren are Tate and Ella Engel.I have been pianist at First Baptist Kerens since 1980 and am a children’s choir director. I retired from Kerens I.S.D. in 2011 after 30 years of teaching.
Lana Engel, Keyboard
My name is Lana Engel.  I am married to Jayson Engel and we have two children, Tate and Ella.  I have attended First Baptist Church Kerens since I was three years old.  I teach the Preschool III Sunday School Class, help with children’s choir, sing in the Adult Choir and I teach Pre-K at Kerens ISD.  I feel that my church family is my family and it is a wonderful place to worship!