Barry Sproles serves as the College Pastor at First Baptist. He also serves as the Baptist Collegiate Ministries Director for Northeast Florida. Prior to his joining the staff at First Baptist as the College Pastor in 2014, Barry served as the lay leader of the college ministry for three years. Upon graduating from college in 2002, Barry worked for twelve years in the commercial insurance field.  Barry is pursuing an Master of Divinity in Christian Ministry from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky.  Barry has a beautiful wife Megan and sweet daughter named Norah.  In his free time, Barry enjoys spending time with his family, drinking coffee, and reading a good book.