Meet the Staff

Dr. Travis Fleming

Lead Pastor
Travis, his wife Jenna, and their three kiddos moved to Gallatin in June of 2016, and they love being here! Travis is originally from Greenville, SC, and Jenna is from Ft. Lauderdale. They first met in seminary in Louisville, KY, and they married after they graduated when the Lord allowed their paths to cross again. Travis and Jenna love the local church, and they both feel like First Gallatin is a loving and mission minded congregation. When not in the office, Travis can be found hanging out with his family, tackling a new project at their home, working out, exploring Sumner County or cheering on a team that wears orange.

Nick Tidwell

Executive Pastor 
Nick joined the FBCG staff as Executive Pastor in January 2017. He and his wife, Kristin, have three children. Nick is originally from Texas, and he met Kristin serving on staff together at a LifeWay Centrifuge camp. Nick graduated with a business degree from Stephen F. Austin State University and a law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law. He has practiced law since 2005 and founded Compassionate Counsel (www.compassionatecounsel.org) in 2011. He also earned his Master of Arts degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Nick has experienced the transformative power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ in his own life. In addition to showing and sharing the Gospel with others, he desires to equip Christ-followers to live out the Gospel daily, to fulfill the Great Commission, and to make disciple-makers that make disciple-makers in their homes, communities, and to the ends of the earth.

John Penfield

Worship Pastor
John has been on staff with FBCG since April 2000. He was raised in Birmingham, AL and has previously served on church staff in Alabama, Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas. John and his wife Susan have 5 adult children and 8 grandchildren. They love to be involved in community activities, work on projects around their house, travel to visit their children and grandchildren, and time on the beach.

Savanna Evans

Children's Minister
Savanna is originally from Cleveland, TN and joined the staff at FBCG in March 2017. She is a graduate of Lee University and attained her degree in youth ministry and theology while there. Her passion for ministry is to connect children and their families to Jesus – just like she came to Jesus as a child.

In her free time Savanna likes to play guitar and go on walks with her dog, Davy. She is also a huge sports fan (Go Vols) and enjoys spending time with friends and family.

Jeremiah Scott

Student Pastor
Jeremiah is from Dickson, Tennessee and came on board as our Youth Pastor in November 2019. He is a graduate from the University of Tennessee at Martin with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management. He has served at LifeWay’s Centrifuge camps and he has taken opportunities throughout his college career to intern at several churches. In the summer of 2019, he spent two months serving God’s people in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He is currently seeking a Master of Arts from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jeremiah has a passion to equip the next generation to carry the love and wonder of Jesus into this broken world. He wants everyone to know that Jesus is alive, and Jesus still has the power to save!!!

Mike Corbin

Minister to Senior Adults
Mike Corbin returned to the staff of FBCG in February 2018. He is a graduate of Belmont College and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  Since being saved and sensing a call to full-time Christian service at his home church of Second Baptist in Greenville. In Kentucky, he has served on six church staff, including 16 years at FBCG as Minister of Education and Administration. His most recent full-time ministry was at Bethel Baptist Church in Greenbrier where he served as Minister of Music and Education for 16 years before retiring in 2015. His wife, Deanna, was a ministry assistant at FBCG for 24 years before her retirement in 2016. Their daughter, Amy, is the logistics coordinator for the student ministry at First Baptist Church in Hendersonville.

Adam Bush

Director of Communications
Adam can be found creating publications, updating technology (I.T., Social Media platforms, Website, etc...), coordinating our audio, video, lighting, live feed, editing video announcements, and even playing drums for the Sunday morning services.

Adam holds a Bachelors degree in Music Business with emphases in Recording Technology, Marketing, and Music Comprehensive (Percussion) from the University of Rio Grande, Ohio.  Adam also received his TN Teaching Certification (Post Grad) from Cumberland University, TN.  Adam comes to us after being the Music Educator at Guild Elementary in Gallatin, for 14 years.

Adam enjoys playing golf, watching baseball (Cincinnati Reds Fan), football (Ohio State/UT fan), chasing his daughter, Madeline, throughout the state with travel soccer and musical theater, helping his wife Allison (Music Teacher at Union Elementary) with her many performances, and the many different musical events they are involved within the community.

Kristin Tidwell

Parents Day Out Director

Angela Rouse

Assistant to Lead Pastor

Bethany Shelton

Minister Assistant

Diane Lovison

Financial Administrative Assistant

Mark Parrish

Facilities Superintendent

Junior Black

Maintenance Superintendent

Crissy Tuttle

Church Hostess / Food Prep