Our Staff Family
Dr. Rob Futral
Bro. Rob joined the Fairview staff as Interim Pastor in December of 2023. Rob has been in pastoral ministry for over 30 years, serving as lead pastor in churches in Louisiana, Mississippi, and California. He graduated from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity and Doctor of Philosophy in New Testament Studies. Rob and Kimandria have been married for almost 30 years, and are blessed with 3 adult children, 2 sons and a daughter.
Bro. Kent joined the Fairview staff in May of 2022. He is a graduate of Blue Mountain College and received his Master of Divinity at New Orleans Theological Seminary. Kent and his wife Kristen are the parents of two sons, Kaden and Karson.
“Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people,” Ephesians 6:7 NIV
Minister of Worship
Bro. Ken joined the Fairview staff in September of 2015. He is a graduate of Louisiana College and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Ken and his wife, Chris are the parents of three children: Ashley, Brandon and Andrew. They also have nine grandchildren.
“Sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth. Sing to the Lord, praise his name; proclaim his salvation day after day. Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples. For great is the Lord and most worthy of praise.” Psalm 96:1-4
Dr. Larry Bradford
Minister of Instrumental Music
Bro. Larry re-joined the Fairview staff as Minister of Instrumental Music in July 2011. He is a graduate of Delta State University and the University of Alabama. He and his wife, Dena, were married on August 11, 1984 and have 3 children, Brittany, Blake and Brooke and 5 grandchildren.
“The Lord is the one who goes ahead of you, He will be with you. He will not fail or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.” Deut. 31:8
Minister of 55+ and Missions
Bro. Tommy joined our staff in December 2003 as Minister of 55+ and Missions. He brings with him over 35 years of ministerial experience. He has served as Minister to Youth, Minister of Education, Minister of Music and Minister to Senior Adults in churches in Mississippi and Louisiana.
Tommy and his wife, Sherry were married in 1976 and have 2 children Rachel and Justin and 9 grandchildren. Bro. Tommy’s ministry is to establish a balanced program of activities to meet the needs and interests of people 55+.
“You are the salt of the earth, but if it has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people’s feet.” Matt 5:13
Minister to Families/Next Gen (College)
Bro. David joined the Fairview staff as Associate Youth Minister in the summer of 2004 and began serving as the Minister of Families/Next Gen (College) in 2024 . Bro. David graduated from Mississippi State University and Liberty University. He is married to Angie and they are parents to 3 children, Riley, Dylan and Breelyn.
“Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God. For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.” 2 Corinthians 5:20-21
Minster to Students
Bro. Jim joined Fairview staff in May of 2023. Jim graduated with an undergraduate degree from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2018, and he graduated with a masters degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2021. Jim and Lindsey were married April 2, 2022.
Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. He who calls you is faithful; he will surely do it. 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24
Director of Children's Ministries
Carla joined the Fairview staff in 2003 as Director of Childhood Ministries. She is married to Quintin. They have 2 children, Lauren and Dylan and 4 grandchildren.
Carla attended East Central Community College and Mississippi State University. Carla’s hobbies include reading, cooking and spending time with her family. Carla’s favorite part of her job is talking with parents and children about what it means to become a Christian.
“Children are a gift from the Lord, they are a reward from Him.” Psalms 12:7
Children's Ministries Assistant
Angel joined the Fairview staff in July 2017 as an Administrative Assistant to the Children’s Director. Angel served as a teacher in the Fairview CDC for many years. She and her husband Sonny were married in 1996 and are the parents of Luke and Logan.
Extended Sessions Coordinator
Lynn has been on staff since 1997 working with Extended Session as well as teaching preschoolers in the Child Development Center. She is married to Brooks Pope and they have two children, Abbey and Nathaniel. They live in the New Hope community.
Director, Child Development Center
Melody joined the Fairview staff in 1995 as the Director for the Child Development Center. She is married to Robert and they have 2 children, Kelsey and Kaden and 4 grandchildren.
Ministry Assistant | Student / Communications
Jessica joined the Fairview staff in 2005. She is married to Jonathan Burns. They are parents to 2 children, Holden and Briley Kate.
Receptionist | Administrative Assistant to 55+ and Missions
Debbie is the Receptionist and Assistant to 55+ and Missions. She joined the Fairview staff in November 2014. She is married to Chris, and they have two children, Savannah and Jacob. She and Chris enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren.
Administrative Assistant to the Music Minister
Ann joined the Fairview Staff in January 2020 as an Administrative Assistant to the Music Minister. She is retired from Lowndes Co Schools, where she served at New Hope Elementary as the Assistant Librarian. She has two children, Robert and Sara, and one granddaughter.
Jan joined the Fairview staff in 2023 as an Administrative Assistant. She is married to Ronny, and they have three children, two Son-in-laws, one Daughter-in-law and nine grandchildren.
Albert joined the Fairview Staff in June 2022. He is married to Rhonda and they have 3 boys, Zach, David and Nathan. He also has 4 wonderful grandkids.
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