· Meet Our Team ·

Lead Pastor

Trace Lasher was called on Sunday, July 17, 2022 to serve as our Lead Pastor. Trace and his wife, Ashley, along with their son Thomas, and daughters Lauren and Hannah, have ventured around the world sharing the Gospel as missionaries in east Asia and church planters in Indiana. They have a heart to reach the nations and God has brought them to us to lead us on that same journey. They have a heart for sharing the Gospel through ESL and use their home and farm as a Retreat for the church and international families.

Associate Pastor

Jerry Parkerson (left in picture) officially became our Associate Pastor as of January 1, 2023 but has served since in many ways since 2013. Jerry and his wife, Rebecca, have had many years of ministering to the community through Multi-family housing, Mobile Home ministry, and church planting. They have a heart for reaching the hurting in our area and ministering to those in need. We are excited about the new opportunities that will come our way due to Jerry’s leadership in Community Ministry.

Steve Buchanan

Steve Buchanan grew up in LaGrange and graduated from Shorter University. He and his wife Robin have served most recently in Fernandina Beach, Florida. Steve is a gifted leader, musician and singer and brings great energy to FRBC services.

Steve and Robin have 4 grown children and 4 beautiful grandchildren that they enjoy loving and spoiling. They have recently moved to Newnan, GA to be closer to kids and grandkids.