Pastors

"And I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding."

Jeremiah 3:15 ESV

  • Pastor Chip Thornton

    Pastor Chip became a believer while preparing to enter law school after graduating from the University of Alabama. Prior to that, he played college soccer at UAB for three years. He turned down law school to enroll at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he received his Master of Divinity degree. He attained a Ph.D. in Theology from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has trained pastors  in Ecuador, Nigeria, Senegal, and Paris. He is a regular speaker  at the  global G3 Conference in Atlanta, GA, where he also serves on the G3 Board of Ministries. He  served  two churches in Kentucky before coming to FBC in 2012.  He is married to Kerri Thornton. They have four children: Libby, Boaz, Titus, and Lazarus. He enjoys college sports (especially football) and coaching youth sports in our area.

  • Pastor James Hill

    James Hill is married to his beautiful wife, Candice, and they have two young children - Taylor  and James Edward . James attended Mississippi State University and after graduation attended law school at the University of Alabama. James has been a practicing attorney for over 10 years, mostly representing governmental entities and corporations. In his spare time James enjoys the outdoors, hunting and fishing, as well as watching Mississippi State athletics. He enjoys teaching a small group Bible Study here at FBC Springville where he strives to glorify God by making stronger disciples for Jesus Christ.

  • Pastor David DuPre

    David DuPre is a longtime member of FBC Springville. He attended Auburn University and graduated in 1985 with a degree in Computer Science. David currently is employed at FIS, headquartered in Jacksonville, FL. He has taught a small group Bible Study for several years where he is greatly gifted. David has a heart to see people grow in their walk with Christ. In his spare time he enjoys running, beekeeping, snow skiing, and time outdoors. He has a beautiful young wife, Angi, and three children, Tyler, Shelby, and Jaclyn, as well as three grandchildren.

  • Church Administrator - Lewis Cheney


    Worship Leader - David Skinner


    Worship Assistant - Donna Robertson


    Childrens Director - Kim Conaway


    Nursery Director - Susan Hudgins