Pastor Brennan Ayers received the call to ministry at age eleven

and began serving in his local church. He is a native of North Little Rock and graduated from Sylvan Hills High School in 1994. Brennan is also a graduate of Global University and has served two rural churches as senior pastor. 


After leaving his last pastorate, He became the founder and director of UpLift Ministries which was a tooling organization designed to bring leadership training to rural pastors and lay leaders. For 7 years Brennan and his wife Karen, fulfilling the call to this ministry, traveled throughout many states before receiving the call to Jacksonville First Assembly of God. This call to Jacksonville fulfilled a lifelong dream to pastor a church within central Arkansas. 


Pastor Brennan, affectionately known to many as Bro. B brings a dynamic style of Campmeeting preaching as well as down to earth teaching of the word of God, often singing and leading the congregation in worship. Brennan loves all things rural and has a personal interest in regenerative agriculture, fishing and anything peanut butter. 

Brennan and Karen were married on February 10, 2001, and have two grown children Kyle, married to Ricci, and Brooke Ayers. They have three beautiful grandchildren Behr, Mayer and Cypress. 

Our Pastor

Our Team

Jeremy Taylor,

Children's Pastor

Bro. Jeremy Taylor has attended Jacksonville First Assembly with his family since 1995.  He was called into the ministry in June of 2021 through a dream to preach and teach to children.  He joined the staff in January of 2023 as the Children's Pastor.  He and his wife, Samantha, have 4 children.


Noel Scott,


Bro. Noel has been active in Jacksonville First Assembly for many years, serving in the past as the Song Leader and Choir Director.  He is also a member of the church board.



Christi Stacy,

Women's Ministry

Sis. Christi has been involved in church ministry for many years in both Alabama and Arkansas.  She has been active in both children and youth ministry, as well as being a Chaplain for First Responders and victims for Emergency Response Disaster Relief.



DeWayne Myers,


Bro. DeWayne is the moderator of the church's social media platforms and website and facilitates the online streaming of our services.  He is also active on the worship team and has served in the past as Worship Leader, Choir Director, and Youth Pastor at several churches across Arkansas.