First Baptist Church

We are currently looking for a Pastor. We have formed a Pastor Search Committee that is meeting each week and is diligently looking at resumes as they come in. If you are interested, please send your resume to the attention of the Pastor Search Committee, First Baptist Church, 2021 Main Street, Haynesville, LA 71038.

Dr. Ronnie Burns - Interim Pastor

PERSONAL INFORMATION Birthdate: February 15, 1957

Marital Status: Married to Jerri (Jay) Lin Williams on March 25, 1978.

Children: Melissa Danielle, born August 14, 1981 Amanda Michelle, born April 5, 1983 Jennifer Lin, born March 21, 1988

Licensed to the Ministry by First Baptist Church, Haynesville, Louisiana Ordained to Deacon Ministry by First Baptist Bossier, Bossier City, Louisiana Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor with State of Louisiana #4911 Board Certified Christian Counselor #0025 Board Certified Pastoral Counselor #0262 Certified Civil and Marriage & Family Mediator Certified Emotionally Focused Couples Therapist Certified Level 1 Splankna Therapist

EDUCATION Doctor of Philosophy, Psychology and Christian Counseling, Louisiana Baptist University, Shreveport, Louisiana Dissertation: “Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – A Family Affair” The secondary affects of PTSD and how they influence the family

Marriage and Family Therapy / Professional Counseling, Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia

Master of Divinity, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Fort Worth, Texas

Bachelor of Science, College of Engineering Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS The American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) The American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) The American Association of Pastoral Counselors (AAPC) The American Counseling Association (ACA) The American Psychological Association (APA) The Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS) The International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (IAMFC)

PERSONAL HOBBIES Hunting, fishing, and loving on my 6 grandchildren – John, Aidan, Ella Grace, Ava, Maddox and Emersyn.