John Perryman Hodges, is Pastor of First Baptist Church, Salem, Arkansas, his hometown, where he has served the Lord since 1996. He has been married to Sandy, his high school sweetheart since August, 1981. They have two children, Joshawa who lives in Austin, Texas with his wife Carrie, and their children Finn and Piper; and daughter, Crystal who lives in Cabot, Arkansas with her husband Josh and their two children Brianna and Brooklyn.... Read more or contact

Tom Doty was called as Associate Pastor and Senior Adult Minister in April 2015.  Tom surrendered to the ministry March 13, 1964 at First Baptist Church Lake City, Arkansas.  He has pastored churches in Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Indiana.   He is married to Brenda and they have four daughters.  Brenda is and has always been a strong supporter and help in Tom’s ministry.  Together they have served in music ministry and revival ministry along with Tom’s pastoral work... Read more or contact

Kelly Miller serves as Church Secretary since 2013. She is the married to Jason Miller, and they have three children Gabe, Maddie, and Elijah.