Meet Nathan, 

He's Our Pastor

Dr. Nathan Buchanan was called to First Baptist Church in August of 2005 as Minister to Students. In February of 2010, he accepted the call to be our pastor. He is married to Kayla and they have three daughters (Elaina, Kate, and Olivia) and one son (Jackson). They also foster other children as the Lord brings them into their family. Nathan is a graduate of Deer Park High School near Houston, Howard Payne University, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Gateway Seminary, where he received his Doctor of Ministry degree. He is passionate about helping people and their families make a Kingdom difference for all eternity. Nathan enjoys sports, board games, fishing, and especially spending time with his family.

Our Team

God has truly blessed First Baptist Church Mineral Wells with a team of ministers and directors who have a heart to see people grow in a loving relationship with the Lord.  If you have questions about a certain ministry please email one of our staff and/or call the church office (940-325-2523) to find out more information.

  • Ann Fidler

    Director of Senior Adults

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  • Caleb Crouch

    Youth Pastor

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  • Children's Minister

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  • Jeanne Baker

    Worship Leader

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  • Heather Mahaffey

    Pastor/Financial Secretary

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  • Pam Parkinson

    Receptionist/Records Secretary

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  • Leslee Barham

    First Steps Day School Coordinator

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  • Aneta Baker

    Preschool Coordinator

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  • Pat Harrington


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  • Joyce Embry


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