Dr Matt Hudson, Pastor


Dr. Matt Hudson came to FBC in the summer of 2007. Previously he and his family were in Western Europe as missionaries working in Portugal as church planters.

Matt has his doctorate in Old Testament studies and has had a passion for seeing people’s lives change as they encounter God in his word and in worship. Sending the church into the culture is a guiding theme in his leadership decisions.

He and his wife Penni have two children, Holden and Haden. He values time with his family and enjoys anything that gets him outdoors.

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John Griffing, Worship Pastor
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John has been with FBC since the Summer of 2014.  John has been serving the Lord in worship ministry since accepting Christ at age 15. His ministry has included churches of all sizes, encompassing a wide range of music and worship styles.

John and his wife Esther are excited about what the Lord is doing at First Baptist Taylor, and feel privileged to be a part of it.

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Jennifer Burnum, Children & Family Ministry


Jennifer came to FBC in the fall of 2012.  She is married to Randy and they have a son, Jacob.
Jennifer has her master's degree in Christian Education.  In addition to serving in church staff positions in Youth & Education ministry and Church Administration, she has been a part of various ministries including camp ministry, emergency assistance/homeless shelter ministry as well as group foster care as a houseparent.
Jennifer has a passion for discipleship and worship and enjoys teaching, playing guitar and being a mom.

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Bryan Cawley, Student Pastor

Bryan joined the staff at FBC in the summer of 2017. Called to Ministry at the age of 18, Bryan has served in various churches as both Student Pastor and Minister to College Students.  He has also spent time teaching in the public school classroom.


Bryan has a BS in Family Studies from Texas Tech University and is passionate about seeing students know Christ and make Him known.


He and his wife Mandy have two daughters, Annalise and Brynlee.  He loves Texas Rangers baseball and building furniture in his spare time.

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