Join us for worship each Sunday morning at 10:15am!



Rick Ballard  Interim Pastor

Rick and Kathy Ballard have been married for over 44 years and have four adult children and eight grandchildren. Rick is a graduate of Wayland Baptist and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. In his over thirty years of ministry, he has served the local church as church staff, pastor, and interim pastored. He served the Collin Baptist Association for over 14 years, the last ten as their Executive Director.

Tim Posey  Interim Worship Leader

Tim was born the son of a Baptist preacher and by three years old found himself on
stages, where his father preached, singing gospel songs with his family. He thought
every family sang in four and five part harmony. At 8 years old, he began classical
piano training, classical performer and composer. He continued his training for the
next 6 years. The emphasis on the classical training led him to be able to play and
perform all types of music.
Over the last twenty years, Tim has played and sang in several successful groups,
gospel and country music throughout the United States and Canada. He was the
worship leader of Orchard Hills Baptist church in Garland for 4 years. He now
comes full circle returning to his gospel roots to sing southern gospel quartet music
and sharing the Gospel thru song each week here at FBG. Tim is married to his wife
Sherry and has four beautiful children and lives in Mesquite Texas.


Doug Garner  Facilities Manager

Doug joined the staff in June of 2004. Doug retired from Texas Instruments where he worked for 35 years. The last 25 years he was involved in facilities management. Doug enjoyed the facilities position at TI because it was a service responsibility. He enjoys serving and continues to serve here at FBC Gunter. Doug and his wife Tammie have been married for four years. They have five children and six grandchildren.