The mission of Community Bible Church is to love God, to love others, and to magnify the name of Jesus Christ. The vision of our church is to glorify our God and Savior, Jesus Christ, to make true disciples throughout all the nations by means of missionary activity and support, to minister the ordinances, to edify believers, and to do all that is sovereignly possible and biblically permissible to magnify the name of Jesus.



Pastor Tom Ham
Senior Pastor
Tom came to First Baptist Carl as pastor in August of 2007. He was born in Tampa, FL and moved to Georgia when he was 6. Saved at age 11, several years later he surrendered to God’s call upon his heart to the ministry in 1987. He accepted a ministry position at First Baptist Woodstock that same year and since that time has spent 20+ years in ministry.
Tom has a Bachelor of Science from Kennesaw State University and has furthered his ministry education through New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and others.

Tom married Kim in the fall of 1989 and they have four children: daughter, Gracie who married Adam Atkinson in 2019, son Grant, daughter Lindsey and son Brody.

They make their home in Winder and have a great love for their church and community.

Youth Pastor
Brett has been in Youth ministry at First Baptist Carl since September of 2018. Prior to working at FBC Brett was a Counselor at a Christian summer camp for 6 years in Conyers GA. He also spent two years as the resident assistant of an addiction recovery center called Black Bear Lodge treatment center. Pastor Brett attended Truett McConnell University and received his undergraduate at the distinctively Baptist school.

Brett says, “Being a student of Truett University was one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. I grew deeply in my walk with Christ there under the mentorship of some of the most incredible professors and staff.”

Brett is proud to be a part of the First Baptist Carl Family.

Worship Leader/Secretary
Office Assistant