Our Leadership

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Ministerial Staff


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Naethan Hendrix, Senior Pastor

Naethan is married to his stunning wife, Hannah, and they have three children. He was born in southern California and grew up in southeast Georgia. Naethan was converted through the gospel ministry of his parents and local church. He attended the Baptist College of Florida (BA) and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div, D.Min). Prior to becoming the pastor of FBC Graceville, Naethan served for fourteen years with Stafford Baptist Church in Stafford, VA, in the areas of church planting and pastoral ministry.

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SAM BODO, PASTORAL ASSISTANT

Sam is married to Kelsey and is a student at the Baptist College of Florida, pursuing a BA in ministry. He came to know Christ at 15 through his church's youth ministry. He has been serving in ministry since shortly after that day through church, YoungLife, and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

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Buford Cox, Minister of Music

Buford Cox is retired as Professor of Music at The Baptist College of Florida. Previously, he served for 12 years as a full-time music leader in two churches. While at BCF, he has served numerous churches as interim or part-time Minister of Music. He is married to Judy, and together they have three grown sons, two daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren.  Buford is passionate about worship and planning and leading experiences whereby worshippers can express their love for God together as a body of believers.