Bro. Pepper Puryear came to First Baptist Church in January of 1993. He is native of Cisco, Texas where he graduated from high school. Bro. Pepper received a bachelor's degree from Howard Payne University and a Master's degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Placing an emphasis on biblical exposition and its application, Bro. Pepper desires his messages to be riveted to reality. Each message is designed with real world living in mind.
He is married to Debra and is the father of three grown children, Austin and his wife Haley, Andrew and his wife Brittany, and Kathleen.