Meet Our Staff

Robert Dawson - Senior PastorRobert Dawson - Senior Pastor
Senior Pastor
Robert has served as the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church Lake Park since May 2004. He was born and raised in Valdosta, Georgia and surrendered his life to Christ as a 12-year-old boy, and at the age of 19, he committed himself to full-time Christian ministry. Robert graduated from Florida Baptist Theological College and received his Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. With 20 years of ministry experience, he has served in various pastoral ministry ... view details

Jason Spell - Associate PastorJason Spell - Associate Pastor
Associate Pastor
Originally from Lakeland, GA, Jason has served on staff at First Baptist Church of Lake Park since June 2003. After surrendering his life to a call to ministry in March 1996, Jason’s course and plans for his life immediately changed. He is a graduate of Oral Roberts University (’00) in Tulsa, OK and received his Master of Arts in Religion from Liberty University Seminary in (’09). Jason deeply desires to faithfully, passionately, and clearly communicate the ... view details

Lorri McSwainLorri McSwain
Church Administrative Assistant

Tyler Shoemake - Church Maintenance SupervisorTyler Shoemake - Church Maintenance Supervisor
Church Maintenance Supervisor

Nina Keown - Choir/Music DirectorNina Keown - Choir/Music Director
Choir/Music Director