Pastor Eddie Eaton was born in Ft. Knox, KY where his father was stationed in 1968. The family then moved to Bristol, TN and eventually Vernon, FL where he graduated from Vernon High School. Pastor Eddie is a graduate of The Baptist College of Florida where he earned his degree in Biblical Studies. Pastor Eddie and his wife Diane have have four grown children and six grandchildren. Pastor Eddie pastored two churches before coming to Fuquay-Varina Baptsit Church, both in Florida, for a total of 23 years. He has led mission trips to 12 states and 3 different countries. Pastor Eddie has three passions: Preaching, Missions, and Evangelism. His desire is that through these three passions that people would become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ! Pastor Eddie enjoys playing golf, fishing, and riding his Harley.
Dr. Leo Guerrero
Associate Pastor/Hispanic Pastor
Dr. Leo, born in Santiago, Chile, moved to Miami with his parents, Mr. Ramon Guerrero and Mrs. Iris Guerrero, when he was 15 years old. He married Lorena Barria, daughter of a church planter; presently, they have been married for 35 years. Leo and Lorena have three children, Priscilla, Jessica, and Lucas. The author received his Assoc. Degree in Biblical Studies from Moody Bible Institute and his Bachelor's Degree in Interpersonal and Group Communications from Trinity International University. He completed his Master's as well as his Degree of Doctorate of Philosophy in Christian Counseling through Faith Theological Seminary. Leo's first pastoral work was done in Miami, through the Christian and Missionary Alliance, where he also began his ordination. Years later, he was called to be the pastor of "Casa de Oracion", becoming a member of The Miami Baptist Assoc. and credentialed as a Southern Baptist Minister. Leo has been serving as the pastor of the Hispanic Congregation since 2006. He is presently Assoc. Pastor at FVBC and serves part time as professor for the Hispanic certificate program at Campbell University Divinity School.
Executive Assistant & Financial Secretary
Kim was born and raised in the small eastern NC town of Bear Grass. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management from East Carolina University in 1992. Kim began her career in church ministry in 2008 and joined us at FVBC in December 2015. She has been married to her husband Kevin for 25 years and together they have 3 daughters. In addition to her duties at FVBC, Kim is very active in her church serving in multiple capacities. During her free time, Kim enjoys cooking, spending time with family and friends and hanging out at Lake Gaston.
Alicia Beard decided to personally follow Jesus when she was in 2nd grade, and she is thankful to her family and church family for a strong foundation. Alicia and her husband, Adam, have been married for five years, and they enjoy spending time with their English Bulldog, Ryder, traveling the BBQ competition circuit, and being involved in their church. Alicia is a two-time graduate of Campbell University, with an undergraduate degree in education and a Masters in Divinity. Alicia’s mission at WEECare is to help all children grow in all areas, physically, mentally, socially, emotionally, and spiritually.
Gregg has been serving at Fuquay-Varina Baptist Church since May of 2013. Prior to his time at FVBC he worked for the Town of Fuquay-Varina serving in the Parks and Recreation Division. He has been married to his lovely wife Penny for 23 years, and in his free time you will find Gregg at the coast fishing.
WEECare Asst. Director
Barbara has been a Christ –follower since 1981, and she is eternally thankful for God’s grace and faithfulness in her life. She and Garry have been married 34 years, and have a son, James (26). She is a Raleigh native and graduated from NCSU with a B.S. in Biological Sciences. Over the past 8 yrs. Barbara has enjoyed working with our WEECare children. In her free time, Barbara enjoys Bible Study, hiking, anything outdoors, and spending time with her three labrador retrievers.