Elder Team

Justin Miller

Lead Pastor

Justin is a husband, father, pastor, and, most importantly, a follower of the Lord Jesus. He holds a doctor of ministry from Whitefield Theological Seminary in Lakeland, FL, a master of theology from Union School of Theology in Bridgend, Wales (The Open University), a master of divinity from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary in Lynchburg, and a master of accounting from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He is the author of several books, including: Ruin and Redemption (2023), What is Faith? (2022), Unity with Rome? (2022), John Owen on Pastoral Preaching (2021), A Family Journey Through Doctrine (2021), True Worship (2020), and Stop Worrying He Reigns (2018).

buddy clinton

Associate Pastor

Pastor Buddy accepted the call into Ministry in 2011 and was Ordained in 2012 at First Baptist Church Puxico. Currently Pastor Buddy serves as the Associate Pastor of FBC Puxico where he coordinates both, local and overseas missions as well as other Church ministries. Pastor Buddy has one son (Dylan) and one grandson (Carson).

brandon woolard


Brandon Woolard is a sinner saved by God’s amazing grace. He and his wonderful wife, Ashley, along with their four children live in Puxico, MO and are active members of First Baptist Church of Puxico where Brandon serves as an Associate Pastor. A life-long resident of Southeast Missouri, Brandon’s prayer is to see his beloved region reform through the Doctrines of Grace and faithful verse-by-verse exposition of the Bible. Brandon’s passion is to see saints equipped and the Christian life lived out in the local church through healthy, active small groups for Christ’s glory. Brandon is a graduate of Anchored in Truth Ministries’ Pastoral Training Institute and is pursuing a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies from Reformed Baptist Seminary.

dusty stroud


scotty smothers


dustin hodges


matthew oliver