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Leadership

Pastors & Staff

Ernie Price

Senior Pastor

Hi, my name is Ernie Price and I serve as the Senior Pastor of Farmstead Baptist Church. My wife Julie and I were married in 1987. We have two daughters (Anna & Haley) and two grandsons (Peyton & Luke). I have served as pastor of FBC since June of 2010. My hometown is Tuscaloosa, AL (Roll Tide!). My passion is preaching God’s Word and loving God’s people. My life verse is 2 Timothy 3:16-17=All scripture is given by inspiration of God, & is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: 17That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works. I believe the Bible, in its entirety, is the inspired, infallible, & inerrant Word of God. 

 

Blake Prater

Student & Recreation Pastor

Hi,  My name is Blake Prater!  I serve as student and recreation pastor.  I have served Farmstead for over 10 years.  I love leading students to Jesus through preaching, discipleship, and fellowship.  I am married  to my amazing wife, Julie; and have two fantastic children, Brogan and Taryn.
I received my Bachelor of Christian Ministry and minor in Church Ministry from NOBTS.  I have received my MA in Theological Studies from Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary.
I am a proud Alabama fan, Duke fan, Chiefs fan, a gamer, and love playing basketball.  
John 12:32 & Romans 5:8

Tim NeSmith

Childrens  Pastor

I have served as Children's pastor for 8 years here at Farmstead. I have been in ministry for 28 years serving our Lord as deacon, Youth minister, and children's minister. I am a servant of a holy and loving God!
I'm married to my best friend Kelly. We have been married for 38 years. We have two children who are married and have four amazing grandkids!
I love being a children's minister because kids are so awesome to be around and they can always make you smile.
I love M&M's, Disney, and spending time with my family!
Matthew 19:14 & Isaiah 52:12