First Baptist Church
PO Box 162
Detroit, TX 75436

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Pastor Doug Higdon was called to serve FBC Detroit on October 11, 2008

family Bro. Doug is married to Wanda and they have seven children; Alicia, Andrew, Eric, Caleb, Benjamin, William, and Hannah. Alicia graduated from Pensacola Christian College® and now works as an RN, Andrew and Eric are currently attending PCC and Bro. Doug and Wanda continue to homeschool the four children still at home. They believe that children are a gift from God and look forward to seeing how God will use their children in His service. 

Bro. Doug was saved and surrendered to ministry in 1982 and began serving in the local church. He was licensed to the ministry in 1987 and earned a degree in Religious Education from Howard Payne University. Doug has served years as a bi-vocational youth minister at several local churches in the Austin area. In 2003, God called Doug as pastor and he has served in that capacity since. He has been involved in many community ministries and has a heart for ministering to the people he serves.

He and FBC Detroit invite you to visit the church any time.