First Baptist Church Estancia
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Reaching, Teaching, and Serving
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Meet Our Pastor

Rev. Jonathan D. Richard, Senior Pastor
Pastor Jonathan is a native New Mexican, born and raised in the Albuquerque area.  He has been the Pastor at First Baptist Church since May 2008.  At the age of seven, he gave his life to Christ and was baptized by his grandfather, who was also a Southern Baptist minister.  He is a graduate of Moriarty High School and the University of New Mexico, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education.  He also has a Master of Theological Studies Degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.  In addition to serving as our pastor, Pastor Jonathan has served as the President of the Central Baptist Association as well as President of the Baptist Convention of New Mexico. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.
Pastor Jonathan is married to his high school sweetheart, Jamie.  They were married in 2005.  They have two sons, Titus and Silas.  When not ministering to the people of Estancia, the Richard's enjoy traveling, camping, playing golf, and spending time with family.