Richard Smith, Lead Pastor
Richard became the lead pastor of Farley Street Baptist Church in March of 1993. He earned an associate’s degree from Jacksonville College, bachelor’s degree from East Texas Baptist University and Master’s degree from BMA Theological Seminary. He married his wife Kim in 1980 and they have three children and three grandchildren. He has a passion for making the Word of God clear as he speaks truth to people in ways they can apply to their everyday lives.
Jeremy Franklin, Executive Pastor
Jeremy holds a BA in Religious Education from Central Baptist College (Conway, AR) and a Master of Divinity degree from Criswell College (Dallas, TX). He was saved and baptized at thirteen and has been in the ministry for over 20 years. Jeremy has served various churches as a youth pastor, associate pastor, and lead pastor. He is passionate about developing people, systems, and processes for the glory of God and the health of the local church. He is married to Becky, and they have three great kids- Will, Maggie, and Libby. Jeremy is most grateful to God for his incomprehensible gift of grace!
Jimmy Brock, Student Pastor
Jimmy has been in youth ministry for six years serving at various churches in Louisiana. He has also served in summer camp Ministry for five years in Texas and Louisiana. Jimmy has been married for three years to Lana Brock. They have enjoyed being foster parents in Louisiana and look forward to continuing in Texas. Jimmy has recently joined the staff at Farley Street in April 2017. Jimmy and Lana have a deep desire to see students find their identity in Christ and live according to their purpose.
Sandi St. Clair, Children’s Minister
Sandi has been married for 40 years to Christopher St. Clair and has 3 children and 10 of the most wonderful grandchildren in the world. Sandi and Chris have served over the years in various churches as Children’s minister, assisted in youth, single adult ministries and choirs. Sandi and Chris also serve at the Texas Baptist Home for Children as staff foster parents and previously at the New Mexico Baptist Children’s Home as Houseparents. Over the years they have had over 180 children who have been in their care. The greatest joy in their lives is seeing children come to know Christ and the love he has for them.
Aaron Greenwood, Worship Pastor
My name is Aaron Greenwood. My wife’s name is Seana. We have been married for 8 years and we have 4 awesome kiddos; Ava, Emery, Alex, and Everett. My wife and I both graduated from Central Baptist College. We have been in ministry for a while as volunteers and staff. I am from Oklahoma and my wife is from Texas (She roots for Oklahoma though 🤣).
My family and I strive to be intentional in our relationships. We believe it is the key to impacting people’s lives around us. If we cannot meet people where they are then we cannot reach the potential God has for us to bring glory to His kingdom. Our family mission is Love God, Love People, Change the World.