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Ministerial Staff


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.


Buford Cox, Minister of Music

Buford 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 five 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.