James Sparks


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).

Russell Kersey

Worship Pastor

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

Pam Prather

Financial Secretary

Gail Davis

Ministry Assistant