Pastors & Staff

Byron Potter

Lead Pastor

Byron grew up in Dalhart, TX, and graduated high school in 2001. He attended Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, TX where he met his wife Moriah. Byron and Moriah have two daughters, Ellie(11) and Lucy(8), and a son, Lincoln(5).

Byron graduated from Wayland in May of 2005 with a degree in history and a minor in religion.  After graduation, he became a youth intern with Zack Randles at Monterey Baptist Church in Lubbock, TX. In January 2006 he became the interim youth pastor until May when he became the full-time youth pastor at First Baptist Church Olton, TX.  Byron was in Olton until January of 2012, and from there became the youth pastor at First Baptist Church Plains, TX.  Byron remained in Plains for three years until he felt the Lord call him to be a pastor. Byron became pastor at First Baptist Spearman, March 2015.

Byron enjoys yard work, music, reading, working out, and spending time with his family.