Greg Sykes

Greg Sykes: Senior Pastor


Greg joined the staff of First Baptist Church in July of 2001. He is an Arkansas native, growing up in Cabot. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas where he obtained degrees in Journalism and Political Science. He completed work in 2007 on his Master’s Degree in Biblical Studies from Trinity Theological Seminary in Newburgh, IN. He has served as Media Director at Student Mobilization, a regional collegiate ministry based in Conway, Arkansas, as well as Associate and Youth Pastor at First Baptist Church in Dover, AR, before coming to Russellville. He enjoys writing Christian fiction and has published three novels since 2008 while maintaining a regular blog from a Christian perspective. His wife, Jamie, is a Russellville native and taught high school in the area for six years. She currently directs FBCs Mothers Day Out ministry. They have three children, a daughter, Grace, born in 2000, and two sons, Carter and Reed, born in 2003 and 2004 respectively.

Contact Greg at greg@fbcruss.org