Our Staff

Pastor Kenny Houston — Senior Pastor
Phone:  (336) 342-4227 x11


Pastor Kenny grew up in Kings Mountain, NC and attended the University of Alabama and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC.  Pastor Kenny and his wife, Kindra, have four children.  From 2010-2018 Pastor Kenny and his family were IMB missionaries in Turkey, and by God’s grace assisted two churches being planted.  Pastor Kenny has a heart for missions and discipleship, and longs to see families treasuring Jesus Christ.  In addition to these things, Pastor Kenny and his family love anything outdoors and Alabama football.


Ryan Harden — Minister to Children, Youth, and their Families


Ryan grew up in Reidsville, NC.  Ryan is passionate about not only teaching the Word of God to youth and children in a highly relevant and relatable way, but he is also passionate about seeing youth, children, and their families become disciples of Jesus Christ who seek to spread the Gospel to their family members, community, and world.

Ryan served as the interim Minister to Youth from September 2016 to June 2017, and began serving as the Minister to Children, Youth, and their Families on June 16, 2017.  A 2003 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ryan holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English and a Master of Arts Degree in Religion with a concentration in Church Ministries from Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary.  Ryan has many years of experience working with children, youth, and parents as a 14 year high school educator (2003-2017).

Ryan loves his wife Sarah and his three children, and he sees his primary ministry as shepherding his wife and children – joining with them to tell the Good News to a lost and broken world.

Laura Rice Primm — Minister of Music & Worship

Laura Rice Primm came to FBC Reidsville on December 1, 2015 as the Minister of Music & Worship.   A 1999 graduate of Elon University, Laura holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music with a concentration in Piano Performance and a minor in Business Administration.  She began serving God through music while a young child, singing in numerous choirs, going on mission trips, and, while in high school, working as a substitute pianist for several local churches. She directed her first church choir while still in college and has been working continuously as a choir director ever since. Laura was the Minister of Music at FBC of Mebane from 2003-2013 and was ordained as a Minister during this time. From 2013- 2015 she served as the Minister of Music and Children at FBC of Elon.

Laura’s husband, Trey Primm, works as a Commercial Truck Tire Sales Manager. They have three children; Debbie-Claire, Mark and Danny, and they spend most of their free time playing outdoor sports & fishing.

Vanessa Lee — Office Manager
Phone:  (336) 342-4227 x10

Vanessa started at First Baptist in November of 2003. As Administrative Assistant she is blessed to serve with the staff and members of First Baptist. Vanessa also volunteers at Rolling Ridge Riding Academy, which provides horseback therapy for physically, mentally, and emotionally challenged children. Vanessa is a native of Rockingham County.