Meet Our Staff
Dr. Matt Richard
Pastor Matt joined our staff in August of 2019. He previously pastored churches in Gatesville and Iredell, TX. Matt completed his undergraduate studies at East Texas Baptist University, and earned both a Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry from Baylor’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary. Matt is married to Michelle Richard, and they have two children: Emily and Luke. Matt believes that his most important job as a pastor is equipping God’s people for ministry in their everyday lives. Matt enjoys good coffee, great books, God’s creation, and his family.
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Craig Barrack was raised in Llano until leaving during his senior year of high school. He lived with church members, starting his faith journey at FBC Llano in 1992.
After moving to Mart, TX, Craig gave his life to Christ in 1992 and surrendered to the ministry the following summer.
Craig met and married his college sweetheart, Tammy, while at McLennan Community College in Waco. He completed his undergraduate degree at University of Mary Hardin Baylor and earned a Master of Arts in Christian Education at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Craig and Tammy have one son, Stephen and one dog, Dixie, several chickens and a garden.
Craig’s role as Youth Pastor is two-fold: share the truth of the Gospel with students and equip students and adults to become fully devoted followers of Christ for a lifetime.
Craig enjoys ministering in his hometown, being outdoors hunting/fishing with his family, visiting Chicken E for Sweet Tea or Sonic for a Dr. Pepper.
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Music & Administration Ministry
James (Jay) Henderson grew up playing music. He began playing when he was in Jr. High School. Jay attended Houston's High School for the Performing Arts (HSPVA) which helped him fine tune his musical skills. He’s been playing music, various instruments, since.
In 2013, Jay was baptized and committed to playing music as a form of his worship. A year later, he took the Music Minster Leadership role. Today, Jay Henderson works full time as Minister of Music and Administration at FBC Llano. When he isn't playing music at church, you might find Jay playing with one of many local bands in the Texas Hill Country music scene, or smoking brisket with family and friends.
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Dianne serves as our church secretary, receptionist and handles the financial business. She became a part of the church staff in December 1982. She is married to Billy Hoy, and they have one daughter: Sarah. Sarah is married and she and husband, Zach, have produced the highlight of the family, grandson, Wyatt. Dianne enjoys reading, keeping her grandson, and can always be found with a glass of unsweet iced tea nearby.
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Shannon Franklin joined the staff at First Baptist as a custodian in 2018. Shannon retired from the Texas Dept. of Transportation after 20+ years of service to the State of Texas. Shannon is married to his best friend Mary Jane and they have two children Amber and Dustin. Shannon loves spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren he also loves the outdoors and just likes to visit with folks over a good cup of coffee.
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