Church Staff

 

DOUG HIXSON, INTERIM PASTOR

 

Doug Hixson is the Director of Missions and Church Planting for the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention. In March of 2019, he was called to Fairview Baptist Church to serve the Church in a time of transition and support the Church as they seek a Senior Pastor. He has served in ministry for twenty-eight years as Youth Pastor, Senior Pastor, and most recently as a Church Planter in South Dakota. Doug's church plant in South Dakota also planted three churches in the region. Doug is married to Dana and they have two children, Benjamin and Adyson.

REID KIRK, Worship + Missions Pastor

 

Reid Kirk was born in Durant, Mississippi, on May 8, 1981. He has served churches in Mississippi and Texas in both student and worship ministries since surrendering his life to full time ministry in 2000. Reid loves encouraging and leading people to an intimate relationship with Jesus Christ and desires to see people of all ages taking the gifts God has given them and using them to make Jesus glorified. He received his bachelors from Blue Mountain College in 2004 and his Master’s degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2007. He married his (Texan) wife Amber on May 12, 2007. They have a son named Aiden who was born in 2010 and a daughter named Adalyn who was born on 2013. Reid loves spending time with his family, hunting, fishing and watching sports.

JUSTIN TOLLISON, Family Pastor

 

Originally from Sherman, Justin married his beautiful wife, Valeta, in 2002 while they were attending Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, TX. The Tollisons now have 3 adorable daughters, Avery (b.2006), Lexi (b. 2008), and Ellie (b. 2010). Justin graduated with a B. A. in Bible from Hardin-Simmons University in 2004 and went on to receive his MDiv from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2008. Justin also completed his PhD in Christian Heritage from B. H. Carroll Theological Institute in 2015. Justin has served in ministry throughout north Texas for over 15 years. Prior to coming to Fairview, he spent his first 12 years of ministry working in youth and family ministry and then 3 years as a church planter/senior pastor in north Fort Worth. He loves connecting people with the gospel and seeing true life transformation occur through relational discipleship. In his free time, he loves reading, doing anything outdoors (camping, hunting, etc.), and spending time with his family.

Nathan Peterson, Student Pastor

 

Nathan and his wife Amanda got married on February 28th, 2015. Nathan attended Liberty Universities, Willmington School of the Bible and has been serving in ministry since 2007. He has served at churches in both Grayson and Collin County in Sports, Family, and College Ministry roles. November 4th of 2018, Elliott entered Nathan and Amandas life, and a month later they adopted him to give him a forever home. Nathan works part-time at the Church and owns a business that involves consulting with other Churches.

GLENNA PERRIN, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR

 

Glenna Perrin has two daughters and three grandchildren. Glenna  is a long-time member of Fairview Baptist Church and has served on staff since 2006. When she’s not working she enjoys being a Mary Kay consultant and quilting.

Jessica Horne, Administrative Assistant

 

Jessica was born and raised in rural Nebraska and attended culinary school in Lincoln where she met her husband, James.  They married and welcomed their daughter Johanna in 2006.  They moved to Denison, Texas from Fargo, North Dakota in 2013 and joined Fairview Baptist Church in 2014 where they have volunteered in many areas including children's and youth.  Jessica joined the church staff in January 2018 after working at DISD in a Special Education Classroom.  In her spare time Jessica enjoys reading, crochet, movies, and spending time with family.