Dennis Hester

Dennis Hester

Senior Pastor

Dennis began his ministry as Senior Pastor at FBC Watauga in February 2005 after a successful 13 year pastorate at FBC in May, Texas. He graduated from Howard Payne University with a BA in Practical Theology and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with MA in Theology concentrating in New Testament. FBC Watauga is excited about the vision and growth that has been experienced under the leadership of our pastor. His wife Susan and four daughters Katie, KariAnn, Kelsey, and Libbie are his most treasured gifts from God.

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Kevin Skinner

Kevin Skinner

Associate Pastor & Student Pastor

Kevin began his ministry at First Baptist Watauga in September of 2010 and serves as our Associate Pastor & Student Pastor. He has a bachelor's degree in Practical Ministry with a minor in Business Administration. In 2015, Kevin received his Masters of Theological Studies from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. His life verse is Jeremiah 1:7 But the LORD said to me, "Do not say, 'I am only a child.' You must go to everyone I send you to and say whatever I command you." He is married to Sarah and they have two children, Emilie and Ethan.

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Mathew Hurst

Mathew Hurst

Worship Minister

Mathew is a musician from the populous city of Houston, Texas. He is currently a student of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in pursuit of a Bachelor of Music in Worship Studies. Along with music, Mathew is also passionate about the media arts; using audio, video and lighting to give Christ Jesus glory. Mathew is the youngest son of Rod and Michele Hurst.

Victoria Hurst

Victoria Hurst

Interim Children's Minister

Victoria began serving in children's ministry as a volunteer in 2007 at Crosspoint Church in Pearland, TX. Currently Victoria is pursuing a bachelor's degree in Biblical Studies with a concentration in Homemaking and Family Consumer Science from Scarborough College and will graduate in December 2018. Victoria's family remains in Pearland, except for her brother Mathew, whom she works alongside.

Julie Petty

Julie Petty

Administrative Assistant

Julie has a background working in many types of organizations, but it is her work for the church, past and present, which includes interacting with and helping both the pastors and the members that she has treasured the most. She has an Associate of Arts degree. She is so blessed by her family which includes her husband, Alan, her son Ross, her daughter Tara and her husband, Christian.

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