Pastor Jeff is known for his bold and uncompromising preaching of God's Holy Word. His passionate preaching comes from a deep theological conviction that the Bible is the infallible, inerrant, authoritative, and sufficient Word of God, applicable to any situation we face in life. Pastor Jeff is married to his best friend, Kristi, and they have two wonderful children, a daughter Bethanee Lee and a son, Bradlee Thomas. Dr. Jeff La Borg accepted the call to shepherd this people, called Fairview Baptist Church, as Pastor on January 18, 2015.
Tony Crawford has led worship at Fairview since January 2007. He attained a Bachelor of Music Degree with an emphasis in Sacred Music from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in May 2002. After graduating from the University, Tony married the love of his life, Becky. God has richly blessed Tony & Becky with a beautiful little girl, Brylee in 2004 and a handsome little boy, Tripp in 2008. Some hobbies that Tony enjoys are quality time with the family, hunting and travel (especially to the beach). Tony says he has been blessed beyond measure to serve the great people of Fairview Baptist Church and is excited to see all that God has in store as we continue to follow Him!
Wayne has been part of Fairview Baptist Church since 1983. He has served on staff as the Associate Pastor since 1999 and in 2015 followed his calling to return to the Pastor of Education and Adults. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. As part of Wayne’s duties for FBC he handles education, discipleship, and administration. Wayne has been married to his lovely wife Donna for 35 years. They have two daughters, Hollie and Brooke. Hollie is married to Scott Arnold. Scott & Hollie are very active at FBC serving in various ministries. Brooke is active in Fairview’s preschool ministry and served as a missionary to Leon, Nicaragua for a year. Brooke is married to Wilber Meza and they have one child. Wayne & Donna reside in Halls.
Keith has been the Student Pastor since January, 1998 and has recently transitioned to become our new Education Pastor. He has been a senior pastor of Bethany Baptist before coming to Fairview full time. He also served on staff with New Hope Baptist and was youth ministry leader for the Midland association. He and his wife Nini have been married 38 years and they have 3 daughters and have been blessed with 3 son-in-laws that love the Lord. They have 7 grandchildren. They live in Corryton and Nini has recently retired from the local High School. Keith's hobbies are fishing, golf and spending time with his grandchildren. His responsibilties include Sunday School, Discipleship and Outreach.
James has been with Fairview since March 2011. After graduating from high school in 2002, James worked in our youth department for 7 years as a worship leader, small group leader and youth drama leader. During this time he also served as one of our 3 year old Sunday school teachers and worked in VBS. In June 2007 he married his high school sweet heart, Ashleigh. They currently have three children, Parker who was born in June 2009, Brody who was born in August 2011 and Caroline who was born in May 2015. James felt his calling to the ministry in 2009 when he began working in the Children's department full-time. James loves the children here at Fairview and longs to see them come to know Christ and come to know Him more.