Church staff

dr. bob kendrick


Bro. Bob and Angelique came to FBC as Pastor in September 2021. They have served in El Salvador for many years.
  • President and Founder of Kendrick Ministries, El Salvador since 1985
  • Founded Hope Baptist Seminary in 1990, which has graduated hundreds of men who have planted new churches
  • Founder and President of Hope Radio Station from 1998-2020, which was the largest Christian radio station in Eastern and Central El Salvador

graham boutwell

senior adult coordinator

Graham has been a member of FBC Purvis since May 2014. He is married to Tammy and they have 2 sons (Justin and Brandon) and 2 daughters (Tracy and Morgan).  Graham has a B.S degree from William Carey University, a Masters of Education from Southern Mississippi and a Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership from the Univ. of West Florida.
He retired from teaching and being a principal in Ft. Walton Beach Florida after 30 years.
Graham has been a part-time music director for various churches in Mississippi and Florida for over 50 years.
He became our Senior Adult Coordinator in July of 2017.
Graham and Tammy enjoy traveling, golf, water sports, snow-skiing, and spending time with family.

donna pylant

financial/pastor's secretary

Donna came to FBC in January, 1997 and has been a member here since then.  She and her husband, Clemmer, have one daughter, Lacey, son-in-law Austin, and grandchild Kase.

Connie Kendrick

Connie and her husband Scott have been members of FBC Purvis since 2004. They are proud parents of two sons, Myles and Mason, daughter- in- law, Anna and granddaughter, Ella.  She joined the staff of FBC in December  2021.

Maggie Carter

Children's Director

Maggie is a mom of three kiddos: Josie, Gracie and Boston. She is the wife to Coby Carter and loves getting the opportunity to partner with parents to disciple, encourage and challenge children to grow in their knowledge and understanding of Jesus. She joined the staff of FBC in November 2021.

Renee Robbins

preschool coordinator

Renee is a mom of five and wife to Jason Robbins. She and her family are members of FBC Purvis, and we are excited to have her in our Preschool Coordinator position.

andrew ellison

church accompanist/music assistant

Andrew has been our Church Accompanist since August 2012. Andrew plays the piano for all our church services, accompanies the Sounds of Praise and Sounds of Grace choirs and plays organ occasionally for the 8:00 Service. 

mike stuart


Mike came to work at FBC in November, 1994 and has been a member since 1997. He and his wife, Carolyn, have one son, Shelby.