Our Pastor

Ryan Carpenter came to First Baptist in 2014. He has served churches and organizations throughout Texas for over 20 years. Bro. Ryan had the opportunity to attend Texas A&M University (BA, Mathematics), Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv, Biblical Languages), and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (Doctor of Ministry, Church Revitalization).
Bro. Ryan is the husband of Carrie and the father of three children. He is active in the community through school functions and as chaplain for both the Ganado Police and Volunteer Fire Departments. He enjoys preaching and leading in worship and considers it a joy to be in ministry.
In his free time, Ryan can be found spending time with his family, watching Netflix, Disney+, or Prime Video (really, who doesn’t), reading and studying, engaged in shooting sports, or fishing.