Meet our Staff

  • Bro. Shane O'Guin, Pastor

    Bro. Shane O'Guin has served as the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church since July of 2013.

    Bro. Shane has been in the gospel ministry for 30 years. He was born in Dyersburg, TN and has served churches in Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia. He was licensed into the gospel ministry in 1990, and was ordained into the gospel ministry in 1993.

    He married the former Jenni Fuller of Mt. Vernon, IL in 1997.

    Bro. Shane has a BS in Religious Education from Covington Theological Seminary, a BS in Theology and Biblical Studies from Liberty University and a Masters in Divinity in Healthcare Chaplaincy from Liberty University Rawlings School of Divinity.

    Bro. Shane and Jenni have three children: Caroline, Carson, and Catherine.

    Bro. Shane enjoys spending time with his wife and children, reading, and playing golf when he gets the opportunity. 

  • Michael Lanham, Youth Director

    Michael has served ministering to the students at FBC Sturgis since 2017. Michael and Lindsey have a heart for our students and encourage them to live their faith in their actions as well as conversation. Michael and Lindsey have two sons, Landon & Peyton. Apart from ministering to our students they enjoy spending time together as a family. Michael also serves as one of the deacons of our church.


  • Barry Yates, Music Director

    Barry has served ministering through worship at FBC Sturgis since 2020. Barry has a desire to see God's people rejoice, sing and celebrate during each worship experience. Apart for ministering in our worship, Barry enjoys time with his family and grandchildren.

  • Krystal Corbett, Administrative Assistant

    Krystal Corbett has served as the Administrative Assistant of First Baptist Church since 2001. Krystal is a native of Union County. She is married to Jason Corbett and has three boys. Apart from her work, Krystal enjoys spending time with her family, attending sporting events with her boys. 

  • Jennifer Sayle, Church Custodian

    Jennifer Sayle has served as the Church Custodian since 1996. Jennifer is married to Eddie Sayle and has one son, Kent. Apart from her work, Jennifer enjoys time with her family and friends.

  • Faye Holeman, Church Custodian

    Faye Holeman has served as church custodian since 2015. She is married to Nicky Holeman and has three children and several grandchildren. Apart from her work, Faye enjoys spending time with her family and friends.