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  • Brad Miles

    Senior Pastor

    Brad@firstshallowater.org

    Brad is the Senior Pastor at First Shallowater. He believes that God has called him to encourage, empower, equip and inspire people to live Christ-life. Brad is a singer, songwriter and musician. He loves playing guitar and connecting with people through music. He also loves hanging out with his family. Brad and his wife, Amy, are proud parents of Carsen and Sadie. Anyone who knows Brad also knows of his completely irrational love of the Dallas Cowboys. Despite the heartbreak he has often endured, he is a committed and passionate fan.

  • Jeremy Walker

    Worship Pastor

    Jeremy@firstshallowater.org

    Jeremy began serving as the interim worship leader at FBC Shallowater in June of 2020 and was hired as our part-time Worship Pastor in February of 2022. Jeremy and his wife Krystle were married in 2007 and have two children, Rutledge and Paisley. Jeremy has served in several pastoral positions over the past 20 years in churches across the South Plains. He also works at Texas Girls & Boys Ranch in Lubbock where he serves as Director of Education, Recreation, and Spiritual Development. Jeremy earned a Bachelor’s degree in Church Music from Wayland Baptist University and a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from the University of the Southwest.

  • Michael Corallo

    Student Pastor

    Michael@firstshallowater.org

    Michael has been serving in ministry for over 12 years and joined the staff at FBC Shallowater in June 2021. He is from Lubbock and loves this area and community. He graduated from Wayland Baptist university with a Bachelor’s degree in Christian Ministry. Michael’s desire is to see students connect with Christ is a real, life-transforming way! 

  • Carsen Miles

    Student Intern

    Carsen is a current student at Wayland Baptist University. She is majoring in psychology with a minor in molecular biology and plans to become a Licensed Professional Counselor. Carsen's favorite things about ministry are the deep, meaningful connections made with people and the opportunities to serve and love on everyone around her.

  • Julie Batten

    Children's Pastor

    Julie@firstshallowater.org

    Julie has been the Children’s Pastor at FBC since 2005. Her heart is for the children to come to know, love and serve Jesus! Also to help parents fulfill their God-given role to be their children’s primary spiritual influencers. Julie is married to Bryan and they have two grown children Ethan and Madison. Julie enjoys hanging out with her family!

  • Jennifer Adair

    Preschool Director

    Jennifer@firstshallowater.org

    Jennifer has been with FBC since 2007, starting out as Assistant director for our Kid's Day Out program, then moved into a full time position as the KDO director/Preschool Minister in 2016.  She strives to make this a place where children feel loved, safe, and leave knowing how much God loves them & their families. Jennifer is married to her husband, Patrick, and has two adult children Garrett and Kate. Jennifer loves hanging out with her family, watching football & tech basketball, and just feels really blessed by all of the kids who come through our doors!

  • Carrie Sarchet

    Office Manager

    Carrie@firstshallowater.org

    Carrie Sarchet is the Financial Secretary at FBC Shallowater. She has been blessed to work at this church since 2003! Her husband’s name is Kerry. Together, they have four children. Seven grandsons and one granddaughter call them Slick and Lottie! Their favorite pastime is playing with their grandchildren. Carrie's favorite Bible verse is Hebrews 7:25. We must never forget that Jesus is completely able to save those who come to God through him!

  • Annie Abney

    Office Administrator

    Annie@firstshallowater.org

    Annie is a Lubbock local who graduated from Texas Tech University with an Advertising degree in 2020. She has worked in ministry since 2018 in various ways including student ministry, missions, and administration. She has a heart for missions and meeting others where they are at to show the love of Christ. Annie and her husband, Jackson, joined FBC Shallowater in September of 2021 and have really loved the community and heart of the church. They look forward to continuing to grow their family here and call First Shallowater their home.

  • Lupe Fuentes

    Custodian

    Lupe is the Custodian at First Baptist Church. She began working here in 2013. Her favorite thing about working here is seeing all of the children in our KDO program. They make her so happy.  Her husband’s name is Leon and she has three children, eleven grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren!