Our Staff

Bill Liggett
Senior Pastor

Served at First Burk: since 2002
Family: wife Lana, daughter Kara and husband Jamie, granddaughter Avery, daughter Heather and son-in-law Lance, grandchildren Will, Hadley, Brooks and Ford
Education: Bachelors in Education from East Central University,
Masters of Divinity from SWBTS
Hobbies: photography and announcing local sporting events

Joe Coombes
Associate Pastor of Senior Adults and Pastoral Care

Served at First Burk: since 1981
Family: wife Sherry, three daughters and one son, three sons-in-law
and one daughter-in-law, seven grandchildren
Education: Bachelors from Wayland Baptist University,
Masters of Church Music from SWBTS
Hobbies: traveling, singing, mission trips and concert tours
Favorite verse: Philippians 4:8

Chris Jones
Associate Pastor of Worship and Discipleship

Served at First Burk: since 2007
Family: wife Andrea, daughters Leah and Meredith, son Phillip
Education: Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from Texas Tech,
Masters in Christian Education from SWBTS
Hobbies: college sports and theological reading
Favorite verse: Galatians 2:20


Paul Fisher
Associate Pastor of Students

Served at First Burk: since 2015
Family: wife Jenny, sons Jude, Malachi, and Silas
Education: Bachelors in Christian Ministries from Williams Baptist College, Masters of Arts of Christian Education from SWBTS
Hobbies: Reading, blogging, running, disc golf, watching movies, listening to music of all kinds
Favorite Verse: 2 Peter 1:3-4 and the whole book of Ecclesiastes

Mindy Beeson
Director of Children's Ministries

Served at First Burk: since 2015
Family: husband Jimmy, son Caleb, daughter Maddie, son Joshua
Education: Bachelors of Music Education from
Midwestern State University
Hobbies: playing the piano, snow skiing, camping
Favorite verse: Jeremiah 29:11


Missy Mire
Financial Secretary

Served at First Burk: since 2015
Family: husband Mike, daughter Kristen and son-in-law Robert, son Elijah and daughter-in-law Hannah, son Zachary and daughter-in-law Debra, daughter Kaitlyn, and two grandbabies Joseph & Isabella
Education: Associates from Southwestern Illinois College
Hobbies: spending time with friends and family, cooking, puzzles, TV, reading
Favorite verse: Luke 1:37


Dominique Rousseau
Education Secretary

Served at First Burk: since 2016
Family: Daughter of Larry & Mickey Rousseau, sister Victoria Brugmann
Education: Graduate of Burkburnett H.S.
Hobbies: Bible journaling, baking, & shopping
Favorite Verse: Hebrews 6:19