Our Team

Pastors & Staff

Our Pastors...

Stephen Fountain - Lead Pastor

Stephen has been the Lead Pastor at FBC Buford since December 2014. He served as Student Pastor at FBC Buford from 2011 until he was called as Lead Pastor. Stephen previously served as the Student Pastor at North Metro Baptist Church and later at First Baptist Atlanta. Stephen has been married to his wife, Erin, for 13 years, and they have two children: Emma (10) and Drake (6).
Email: [email protected]
Direct Line: 770-519-3963

Jared Thompson - Executive Teaching Pastor

Jared has served FBC Buford since June 2015. As Executive Teaching Pastor, he oversees the function of the church, serves with Pastor Stephen on the teaching team, and serves on the worship team. Before coming to Buford, Jared served in music and student ministry in the Chattanooga, TN area for 4 years. He received the Bachelor of Science in Biology from Dalton State College and the Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He is currently pursuing the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Leadership from Anderson University. He has been married to Nicole since May 2015, and their daughter, Dylan, was born in March 2019.
Email: [email protected]
Direct Line: 770-519-4901

Chad Todd - Mobilization Pastor

Chad has been at FBC Buford since September 2011. He serves as Mobilization Pastor, mobilizing our church community toward the purposes of mission and family ministry. He also serves on our worship team. Before coming to Buford, he served in Kentucky for two years and in South Georgia for five years. He received the Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Erskine College and the Master of Church Music degree from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Chad has been married to Tracy for 15 years, and they have two children: Allison (11) and Logan (9).
Email: [email protected]
Direct Line: 770-519-4752

Wayne Johnson - Congregational Pastor

Wayne has served at FBC Buford since 1992; first as Minister of Music, and then transitioned to Congregational Pastor in 2008. As Congregational Pastor, Wayne oversees senior adults, pastoral care, and facilities. He received his Bachelor of Music degree from Georgia Southern University and Master of Church Music from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Wayne has served churches in Georgia and Louisiana before coming to Buford. He is married to Lea and they have two children; Ashley and Matthew, and one grandson, Judah.
Email: [email protected]
Direct Line: 770-519-4287

Corwin Kulig - Students and Social Pastor

Corwin has been the Student Pastor at FBC Buford since June 2019. He previously served as the Student Discipleship Pastor at Curtis Baptist Church in Augusta for close to 3 years. Corwin received his Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology from Truett McConnell University, and has plans to pursue further education in the future. He has been married to his wife, Morgan, since May 2016.
Email: [email protected]uford.org
Direct Line: 770-686-6017

Our support team...

Pam Turner - Kids Ministry Team Leader

Pam came on staff with FBC in August  2019. She serves in a part-time capacity as our Kids Ministry Team Leader as well as the Music Teacher for our Weekday Preschool.  You will find Mrs. Pam on Sunday mornings in our kids area leading the high-energy worship and teaching. She has served in Kid's Worship for over 30 years and loves to share worship and God's word with children.  She majored in Early Childhood Education at Georgia State University.   Pam is married to Stan, and they have three children, and six  grandchildren. 

Luther Harris - Production Team Leader

Luther came on staff with FBC in May 2018. He serves in a part-time capacity as our Sunday morning technical director.  Luther holds the Bachelor of Arts in Music Education degree from the University of West Georgia. Luther has been married to Joya since June 2016. They are the proud parents of Eden, born in June 2020.

Rebecca Norris - Ministry Assistant

Rebecca has served on staff at FBC Buford since 2014. She helps to carry out many ministry tasks, but most often you will see and hear from Rebecca regarding our NextGen ministries. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Brenau University.   She is married to Shane and they have three children: Sydney (17), Mia (14), and Colby (11).

Chelsea Hobby - Weekday Preschool Director

Chelsea came on staff as our Weekday Preschool Director in 2018.  Our weekday preschool is open for children ages 18 months - 4 years old.  The school has been open for nearly 50 years and continues to be a great ministry to our community.  She and her husband, Brad, have three children:  William (11), Charli (8), and Spencer (5).  

Direct Line: 770-932-0557