Meet Our Staff
Dr. Tommy Ross Jr. is senior pastor and has a degree from Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute. He has his Doctor of Theology from Andersonville Theological Seminary. He is married to Rhonda Thomas Ross. He has two children, Daughter Megan Almond and Son Zachary Ross. His passion is reaching people for Christ and equipping them to become disciple makers.
First Baptist Church of Locust is currently seeking our next Worship Leader
Jessica Baker joined the First Baptist staff in January 2020.
She and her husband Travis have served as church planters
in North Dakota before moving back to Midland, NC. They have
4 wonderful children named Olivia, Isaac, Mallory and Haven.
Brandon Elkins began his position as our Director of Discipleship and Education in June of 2023. He originally began serving on our staff as a Lay Minister in August of 2021. Brandon is a graduate of Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute and is currently working on his degree from Southern Evangelical Seminary.