Susan was born in Winston-Salem, NC, and graduated with a degree in mathematics from Guilford College in Greensboro. She is a retired high school math teacher (taught 30 years, 27 of those at Northern High School). She came to FBC Durham in 1976 and is currently serving as Worship Assistant, member of the Worship Choir, Director of Handbell choirs, and BFL teacher (1 year olds). She is married to Kenny Browning and has three sons who all grew up at FBC: Chuck, John, and Joe. They also have three grandsons: CJ, Jack, and Patrick.
Paul was born in Rock Hill, SC, and “reborn” at First Baptist Church of Rock Hill. He was educated at Mars Hill College and the University of Georgia and worked in a variety of positions, primarily social services and church maintenance. Paul is blessed with a God-honoring wife, Ali; son, Eric; daughter-in-law, Kimberly; and grandsons, Elijah and Sebastian.
Adam was born and raised in rural southeastern Virginia. He was born into a Christian home where the scripture was taught and lived out. In the summer of 2006 he gave his life to follow Jesus. In December of 2012 he married his lovely wife, Michaela and now has 3 children; Mercy, Clover, and Holt. They both hope to one day serve the Lord internationally in making disciples for Christ.
Ashley is originally from Louisiana, where she spent the first half of her childhood before her family moved to Monroe, NC. She graduated from North Greenville College in 1999. She and her husband Jonathan were married in May of 2002, and have one daughter, Loralye (2012). Ashley has enjoyed serving at FBC Durham since 2002.
Tom is a native of Durham, NC. He graduated from NC State with a degree in Applied Mathematics and from Wake Forest University with a Master of Business Administration. He retired from Verizon in 2003 and began working at FBC Durham in 2008. Tom serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Senior Pastor. He and his beautiful wife Tina live in Northern Durham County.
Kristen was born and raised in Meadville, PA. She married her high school sweetheart, Josh in 2005 after her graduation from Grove City College. In 2007, they moved to Durham and have three children, Natalie (2010), Gabrielle (2012), and Aslan (2013). She has been a member at FBC with her family since August 2014 and enjoys serving as the Children’s Ministry Coordinator.