Our Staff
Ron Nolen
Senior Pastor
Ron and his wife, Pat, moved to Perry in July of 1985 to lead First Christian when it was a new church of approximately 20 people. Their 33 years of ministry at FCC have brought challenges along with rich rewards. Ron and Pat have three children and four grandchildren, and they are pleased to have all of them living in the middle Georgia area at this time. They look forward to the blessings and opportunities that God will bring to the First Family in the coming years.
  • Milligan College – Bachelor of Arts in education
  • East Tennessee State University – Master of Arts in education
  • Cincinnati Christian Seminary – Master of Divinity
Kevin Adkins
Minister of Worship & Connections
Kevin came onboard as FCC’s Minister of Music and Connections in 2009. As our Worship Leader, Kevin desires to help everyone understand the importance of worshiping God, not just on Sundays, but as a way of life. He and his wife, Brenda, married in 1981 and have a son and a daughter. If their smiles seem especially bright recently, it’s because they just welcomed their first grandchild into the family!
  • Johnson University – degree in Bible and Music
Brady Bassett
Minister of Youth & Children
Brady joined our staff as Youth Minister in May of 2016. He and his wife, Lora, graduated from college, got married, and moved to Perry, all within a few short weeks! In 2019, they welcomed their first child, Benjamin. Brady devotes himself to helping young people connect to God and grow in Christ. He loves  music and leads the student worship band here at FCC. He collects books and is a big fan of Charles Spurgeon, John Piper, and A.W. Tozer. His other interests include video games, Star Wars, cooking, and all things Disney.
  • Liberty University – Bachelor’s degree in Youth Ministry
Tiffanni Bradford
Children’s Director
Tiffanni oversees the care of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers at FCC. She works hard to to ensure that children have a safe place to learn about God and have fun. In coordination with Brady, she also directs some of the programming for children in grades one through five. She and her husband, Jonathan, have been married for 20 years and have four children. Tiffanni is passionate about equipping children with a strong Biblical foundation.
  • Faulkner University – degree in Secondary Education
  • 30 additional hours in Biblical studies