meet our church staff

We are blessed to have a team of individuals serve together here at FBC Mansfield.  Our church staff leads out in areas of ministry with lay leadership and key leaders to accomplish the Great Commission in Desoto Parish and beyond.  These gifted people bring to the table a heart for God and creative ministry experiences.

  • DR. THUMPER MILLER, pastor

    EMAIL:  brothump@firstmansfield.org

    Thumper was born and raised in Shreveport and has served as our pastor since 2003.  He is deeply committed to God's Word and loves to share his personal faith story and see others come to Christ.  He graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Science in Education, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Masters of Divinity, and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a Doctorate of Ministry.  In over 30 years of ministry, he has served on staff with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and various church staffs as Student Minister, Associate Pastor, and Senior Pastor.  He and Tracy have four grown children and six grandchildren.  

  • tracy miller, worship

    EMAIL:  tracymlrmusic@gmail.com

    Tracy is from Wichita Falls, Texas where she grew up in a family of talented singers and musicians.  She is an accomplished vocalist and has studied music at East Texas Baptist University and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.  In addition to her responsibilities as a pastor's wife, and leading our Worship Ministry, she is also the Secretary at the North Desoto lower elementary.  She continues to lead worship and sing for Bible Conferences, denominational meetings, Women's conferences, church musical productions and recording projects.  She and Thumper have four children and six grandchildren.

  • marsha adkison, children

    EMAIL:  marshaadkison@hotmail.com

    Marsha comes to us from Springhill, Louisiana until she moved to Mansfield in 1967.  She accepted Christ as a 9 year old child at Central Baptist Church and understands the importance of sharing the gospel with children in a way they can understand and grasp.  She joined the FBC staff in 2011 and has reached out continually to the children of our community through a variety of ministries, programs, events, and most of all LOVE.  

  • ashley boggs, students

    EMAIL:  ABoggs 218@comcast.net

    Ashley was raised in Blanchard, LA and moved to Frierson with her husband (Bo) in 2008.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Behavioral Science from ETBU where she also felt the Lord calling her to work with students.  She is passionate about teaching students God's Word and and how powerfully it can change their lives.  Their generation represents the biggest missionary field and students living for Jesus can be world changers.  Ashely and Bo have one son, Caden, who they adopted in 2016.

  • jill heard, finances

    EMAIL:  jill.heard@firstmansfield.org

    Jill joined our team in 2019 and works with our church finances.  She is a native of Shreveport but has lived in Mansfield for over 35 years with her husband Jeff.  Her leadership and work history at the local Vocational College, real estate sales, and hospital boards have connected her to the people of our area.  She has a heart for the "mature ladies" and teaches the Mary & Ruth Sunday School Class, plays the piano for worship and directs our Operation Christmas Child mission project.  Jeff and Jill have four grown children and five grands (with six on the way).  

  • ramona ewing, church secretary

    EMAIL:  churchoffice@firstmansfield.org

    Ramona was raised in Stonewall but has deep family roots in Mansfield.  She and her husband Donnie have three grown children, five grands with one on the way, and 2 great grandchildren.  Ramona enjoys studying God's Word and investing that truth in the  lives of women.  When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her "grand-blessings" or on the lake fishing.