Cliff is the lead pastor for both teaching and church leadership. He is a graduate of Southwestern Theological Seminary and has authored several books. He and his wife Suzy have five sons.Cliff is the author of the books Give Me Your Heart, Worth the Wait and In God We Trust. For more information about Pastor Cliff's writing, visit clifflea.com
Art oversees ministry, administrative and financial operations. He also provides leadership to long range planning and ministry development. Art is the author of Babylon, Sudan, The Last Convert of John Harper, and The Touch movie. He and his wife, Kelly have two sons.
First Academy Leesburg Administrator
Community Outreach Pastor
Ken Scrubbs oversees the after-school community program held at the Genesis Center with his wife Linda. He is active in reaching the community through his involvement in this nationally recognized program, the local schools as well as the prison system. Ken is on leadership teams throughout the state and is actively involved in influencing the community towards the Gospel.
Chris leads our youth ministry in Bible studies, mission trips, retreats and other events. He loves seeing youth begin to understand how amazing our God is. He received a Bachelor’s in Christian Studies from The Baptist College of Florida, and currently working on his Masters of Divinity at Liberty Seminary.
Stephen has led the music ministry for FBC since 2008. He is a graduate of The Baptist College of Florida with a degree in Church Music and has a Master's degree in Religion from Liberty University. He and his wife Jennifer have four children.
Jay oversees discipleship for the church as well as family, college, singles & mens ministries. His true passion is to see individuals grow in their faith and whole heartily serve Christ with their life. He is a graduate of The Baptist College of Florida and Liberty Theological Seminary. He and his wife Holly have four children.
Gary is our Legacy Adult Pastor with an emphasis on Pastoral Care, Nursing Home Ministry and Home visitation. He has been a member of First Baptist since 1972 and joined the staff in 1999. Gary and Judy have two married daughters and four grandchildren.