James “Jimmy” Walls – Senior Pastor 

Catherine and I

Jimmy has been the pastor at FBC since 1992. He was raised in Charlestown and graduated from CHS in 1975. He is a graduate of Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, TX (1979) and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY (1982 / 2001). Jimmy’s wife Catherine is an art teacher at Pleasant Ridge Elementary School in Charlestown. They have two adult children, Nathan and Ashley (Dylan) and two granddaughters, Shiloh and Hollyn.

Contact Pastor Jimmy at (812)256-3421 or at

Cris O’Brien-Associate Pastor for Youth & Children

67405996_10219835159733028_6237836511585239040_nCris has been on serving at FBC since September 2017.  He is from Florida and is a proud graduate of the University of Central Florida.  He is currently a student at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary working toward a Master of Divinity Degree.  He served on the mission field in Ecuador each summer during his college days.  He speaks “conversational Spanish.”