Church Pastor
Reverend Brian Murphy
Email: bemurphy8996@yahoo.com

Reverend Murphy is retired US Army  Chaplain with deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. Pastor Murphy joined our parish family in 2016 as a regular member and became our pastor shortly after retiring from the Army in May 2018. 
In 1997, Pastor Murphy attended Kentucky Christian University obtaining his B.S. in Biblical Studies and Counseling. In 2005 he attended Northeastern Seminary where he obtained his Masters in Divinity. He has an extensive background in marriage and family counseling. 
Pastor Brian has been married 21 years to his wife Amy. Together they have 2 children, Mason and Maddie.
Church Secretary
Jessica Gonzalez
Email: secretaryfbc@outlook.com

 

Church Secretary Jessica Gonzalez resides in Cameron, NC. She is married and has 4 successful children. Jessica grew up in Brooklyn, NY and located in 2014 to NC. She has her Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and is currently working on her Master’s degree. Jessica served in the US Army and was a Human Resources Director in NYC hotels for over 10 years. She has a heart for local missions and serving the community.

 

Church Secretary Jessica Gonzalez resides in Cameron, NC. She is married and has 4 successful children. Jessica grew up in Brooklyn, NY and located in 2014 to NC. She has her Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and is currently working on her Master’s degree. Jessica served in the US Army and was a Human Resources Director in NYC hotels for over 10 years. She has a heart for local missions and serving the community.
Chairman of the Board of Deacons

Wayne Livengood
Email: waynelivengood@outlook.com
Vice Chairman of the Board of Deacons

Thom Prim
Email: tprim@nc.rr.com
Youth Pastor
Jody Maness
Email: jodyfbccarthage@gmail.com

Youth Pastor Jody Maness, resides in Gulf, NC with Tonya his wife of 17 years, their daughters Gracie age 16 and Kaylee age 14. Jody grew up in Bennett, NC and attended High Falls Friends Church. He moved membership to Goldston Baptist Church in 2010, and became the Youth Director there. We have been blessed to have Jody called as the Youth Pastor of First Baptist Church of Carthage on April 1, 2018. Jody earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation Management at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a Master’s Degree in Sports Management from Western Carolina University. He has worked in Parks and Recreation for 22 years, and is currently the Assistant Recreation Director for The City of Asheboro, North Carolina. He has a heart for the Lord and for young people. He believes Children are not the future of the Church, they are the now of the Church. It is our responsibility to equip them as the next generation of soul winners for Christ.
After-School Director
Crystal Brooks
Email: crystalbrooks7@yahoo.com

After-School Director Crystal Brooks and her husband Woody have been married for 20 years and reside in Rockingham, NC. They have a blended family with 4 successful children. Crystal faced many challenges as a young child in school, Dyslexia, and ADHD she was a non-typical learner. She has a unique gift when it comes to working with children that have special needs.