Exalting Christ, Evangelizing People, Equipping the Saints, Extending the Kingdom
First Baptist Church
Monday, June 24, 2019


   Pastor Jonathan Hewett

   Jonathan spent 14 years in itinerant evangelism prior to taking the position as pastor at FBC. He has a wife, Ellyn, and three grown children, Catherine, Josh and Lindsey. Stories about the kids frequently enter Jonathan's sermons. Two of these kids are Fightin' Texas Aggies and they've effectively converted their dad!
   Short-term evangelistic mission trips have had a big impact on Bro. Jonathan and he has conducted numerous mission trips to Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Venezuela and Brazil, Argentina, Nicaragua and Chile. He has also made multiple trips into South Africa, Togo and China.
   Jonathan has a bachelor's degree from Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas, and a Master of Arts from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary in Lynchburg, Virginia. He served four Texas Baptist churches as a youth minister prior to entering full time evangelism. He has written numerous curricula for Lifeway Christian Resources and has conducted many Sunday School conferences for associations and for the state convention.
His email is here:

  Worship Pastor  Albert Alvarado 
Albert is a graduate of Carrizo Springs High School, "Go Wildcats!"  He is a graduate of Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas.  Albert leads our worship services and directs the choir.  His life verse is John 14:6 "Jesus said to him, 'I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life.  No one comes to the Father except through Me."'  His favorite movies are "Gone With The Wind,"  "Ben Hur," and "The Ten Commandments" and "Goonies".
 Secretary Gabby Herrera

Gabby Herrera has been our Church Secretary since November 2018. She and her husband Max are long time members of FBC Carrizo and they are Isaac's grandparents! Gabby is an organizer. Max is our Audio Visual team leader. Their daughters Loretta and Michelle grew up in our church. Gabby's email is: