Bro. James has been the pastor at FBC DeKalb since 2013. James is from Hooks, TX, and has served in churches in Texas & Arkansas since 1999. James has a bachelor's degree from Texas A&M, Texarkana and a Masters Degree from Liberty Theological Seminary in Lynchburg, VA. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Mindy who is a high school English teacher at DeKalb ISD, and together they have three children: Whitt(18), Presley(13), Harper(10).
Bro. Russell has been at FBC DeKalb since 2008. Russell grew up all over the state of Texas(his dad was a DPS Officer), but graduated High School from Shallowater, TX. Russell has three grown children: Phillip, Hunter, and Hannah