Mike Dawson, Transitional Interim Pastor

Brother Mike grew up in Columbus Georgia. Is a graduate of Furman University in South Carolina and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Married to Jolene, they have 3 grown children; 8 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren, with two more on the way. He has pastored churches in Alabama, South Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee. Ministered and preached extensively across the United States and overseas.

Upon the retirement Brother J.C. Christian (our pastor of eighteen years), Brother Mike began his tenure as our Transitional Interim Pastor. He has served as a transitional pastor in churches throughout middle Tennessee since his retirement from First Baptist Church in Columbia Tennessee in 2005. We are blessed to have him with us and sure you’ll him to be a dynamic and powerful, yet practical and personally engaging preacher of the Gospel! He has a pastor’s heart and will love meeting you.

Danny Brashier, Student Pastor

Danny has a BA in Biblical Studies from Blue Mountain College and a Masters of Arts in Christian Education from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary. He has been serving in student ministry since 1999, when he felt the calling of God on his life to surrender to full time ministry. Danny is married to Rebekah, and they have three amazing boys: Joshua, Caleb, and Samuel. In his free time, Danny enjoys collecting vinyl records and baseball cards.

Jonathan Lingle, Worship Leader

Jonathan has a BS in Commercial Music from Greenville College and Master of Music from Illinois State University (Emphasis in Piano Performance and Music Composition. Jonathan plays, performs, and records on over 20 instruments. Jonathan is married to Billie and they have three daughters: Sadie, Sofie, and a baby girl Cadence.

Kristen Rinehart, Children's Director

Kristen has a BS from MTSU in Elementary Education. She has worked with children and their families since 2004 in church and school settings. She and her husband Andrew have 3 children, Clara, James and Georgia Cate. She loves spending time with her family, playing games, cooking with her kids, and going to the beach.

Karen Townsend, Ministry Assistant

Karen joined the staff of First Baptist in March 2024 bringing over 20 years of church office experience. Karen and her husband, Gary, have 2 adult children, Kevin married to Lisa, and Melissa. They have 2 grandchildren; Samantha 18 and Michael 12. They love spending time with their family and serving in their church, First Baptist Church of Columbia.

Contact Us

5219 Main St
PO Box 669
Spring Hill, TN  37174

Monday — Thursday
9am — 4pm


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