Our Staff

Robin Butler has been our Pastor since October of 2003. He was raised in Arcadia, LA, where he also met and married his wife Dianne in 1967. They have two grown sons: Brent who lives in California, and Daniel who lives in Crosby, Texas. Robin earned a Business Administration/Marketing Degree from Louisiana Tech University and a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Theological Seminary. Robin pastored churches for 37 years in Texas and Oklahoma, then served 3 years as Director of Missions for the Interstate Baptist Association in Portland, Pastor Robin has pastored First Crosby since 2003.
Robin is an energetic and enthusiastic person to be around. He is full of energy with a vision for reaching people with the message of the good news of Jesus Christ. He is marked by his great love for people and for living life to the fullest. His care and concern for others is seen in his servant leadership. His sermons explain Biblical truth and apply them to daily life in ways that are meaningful and memorable.
Robin Butler
Senior Pastor
Jeff Holloway
Associate Pastor Youth,
Education, & Administration


Jeff Holloway is an Associate Pastor. His areas of service are Business Management, Education, Discipleship, Missions, Collegiate & Young Professionals, & Hispanics. He has served FBC Crosby since 1987. He is a Crosby native with a degree in History and Political Science from Howard Payne University and has attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jeff is married to Michelle (Smith) also from Crosby. They have two sons, Matthew Warren and Samuel Lee, and daughter Caroline Ruth.

What is Jeff like?
Jeff is a joy to be around. He is a great encourager in the areas he serves as well as teachers throughout our church family. Jeff is gifted in not only sharing the gospel, but in practical “hands on” mission work in Crosby and throughout the world. His desire to see the gospel shared worldwide has encouraged many of our youth to surrender to full time Christian work over the past 30 years of his ministry. After 30 years of service he has moved into  a new role as Associate Pastor and is enjoying the new challenges and opportunities to see the kingdom increase through service in these new areas.

Gene Talbot
Associate Pastor/Music &
Senior Adults/Counseling Ministry


Bro. Gene has served at First Baptist, Crosby since August of 1998 as Associate Pastor, Minister of Music, and Senior Adult Minister.  With a Doctor of Practical Theology in Biblical Counseling and as a Certified Biblical Counselor he heads our Counseling Ministry. He advises the Men’s Ministry of our church and is actively involved in the Nehemiah Brothers Ministry, which seeks to assist the people of our church in practical ways. It is his heart to bring people to worship the Lord through music and ministry. Bro. Gene surrendered to the ministry in 1967 and has served since 1971. He is a loving husband of 45 years to Pam He is also a proud father to Michael, who passed in 2010, and Lisa as well as “PaPa” to Taylor, Chase, Hayden and Spencer. He uses his life experiences to minister to those in need of encouragement and hope.

What is he like?

Gene is s compassionate Minster to all he encounters. He genuinely cares about everyone. He blesses all of us with his gifts of patience, encouragement and worship leadership.

Counseling Ministry

Minister to Preschool/Children

Lee Ann Lee
Preschool & Children’s
Ministry/Counseling Ministry
Josh Seale has been on staff since 2015.  Josh is a graduate of North Shore High School and Rice University.  He is currently completing his MDIV from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  Josh married out of his league to his wife Amanda.  They are the proud parents of 3 girls. 
Josh is in charge of all Children’s Ministries, including our Upwards program.  His passion for children’s ministry is evident.  He has a deep love for the Word of God and thrives when given the opportunity to share.  His love for Jesus is contagious when leading both our adults and children. 
Josh Seale
Children’s Minister
Kyle Chapman
Youth Minister
Kyle Chapman has been on staff since 2016.  He grew up in Forney, Texas, the greatest of all cities to be from.  Kyle graduated with a bachelors degree from East Texas Baptist  University and completed his MDIV from Southwesterin Baptist Theological Seminary.  He is married to Alecia and they are proud parents of 2 children and a dog.
 Kyle began his time in ministry in 1999 and has served in many areas.  One constant has always been his love for students.  His life was forever changed while in student ministry and he seeks to lead others to the same life changing relationship with Jesus.
Hayley Dossey
Youth Ministry Assistant


Combining both her love of discipling teenagers and leading others in a worship-centered lifestyle, Hayley Dossey has served as the Youth Associate at FBC Crosby since 2016. 

Born in New Braunfels, Texas, Hayley moved to Crosby in 2007. Her previous ministry experience has been as a Worship leader at Second Baptist Church Highlands. 

She studied at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary before transferring to Master’s International University of Divinity to finish her bachelors degree in Biblical Studies.