Jesus First

Jesus comes first and that means he is our ultimate leader.  No matter what people or structures we have in place, all human efforts of leading are efforts to help others follow him.


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Dr. Micheal Pardue, Sr. and his wife of twelve years, Rachel, have four sons, Elijah, Jason, Kyle, and Micheal, Jr. and three daughters, Kristen, Addelyen and Lilyanna.  

 Micheal is native of Taylorsville, NC where he grew up at East Taylorsville Baptist Church. He was baptized in 1995 and answered the call in to vocational ministry at 13.

Micheal holds a B.A. in Theater Arts from Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, NC, a M.C.M. from the T. Walter Brashier Graduate School at North Greenville University in Greer, SC. and an Ed.D. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

You can contact Micheal at mpardue@fbicard.org and read his blog HERE.

 Associate Pastor


Tyler Moore grew up in the greater East Burke area. He was a constant fixture at his childhood church of First Baptist Church of Hildebran from his early years all the way up to his graduation from East Burke High. Tyler would then attend Gardner Webb University to supplant the calling into ministry he felt his sophomore year of high school. He graduated from Gardner-Webb in 2016 with a B.A. in Discipleship Studies.

You can contact Tyler at (tmoore@fbicard.org)