Our Pastor

Ryan Carpenter came to First Baptist in 2014. He has served churches and organizations throughout Texas for over 20 years. Ryan had the opportunity to attend Texas A&M University, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He currently serves as moderator for the Colorado Baptist Association and is in the project phase of his Doctor of Ministry specializing in Church Revitalization at New Orleans Seminary.
Ryan is the husband of Carrie and the father of three children. He is active in the community through youth sports and school functions. 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 in the bay.