Our Staff

Dr. Will Stone
Senior Pastor
Dr. Will Stone has been the Senior Pastor at First Baptist Church Cantonment in Cantonment, Florida,  since 2010.  He earned his Bachelor of Science (B.S., 2003) at Mid-Continent University, Mayfield, Kentucky.  He  earned his Master of Divinity (M.Div., 2003) at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, and his Doctor of Ministry (D.Min., 2006) at Liberty Theological Seminary, Lynchburg, Virginia.

Dr. Stone began his pastorate in 1997.  He pastored  Pleasant View Baptist Church in Pleasant View, Kentucky, for four years and Casky Baptist Church in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, for more than eight years before coming to First Baptist Church Cantonment.

Dr. Stone loves preaching and teaching the Word of God and ministering in the local church.  He also enjoys serving on short-term mission teams.  He has served internationally in Russia, Greece, Tanzania, Ghana, Jamaica and Brazil.  In addition, he served in the United States in Maine, Eastern Kentucky, Louisiana, and Utah.

Dr. Stone has been married to Paulette since 1991.  They have two  sons, Noah and Micah.

Bro. Blake Brogan
Worship/Youth Minister

Blake began serving at First Baptist Church Cantonment in December 2020.  Prior to that, he served as Director of Music at Calvary Baptist Church in London, Kentucky.

Blake has a passion for worship.  He leads the congregation each week in heartfelt praises to God, utilizing our praise team and choir.  In addition, he serves as our youth pastor and teaches our middle and high school students on Wednesday nights with the help of his wife, Jensen.  Blake cares deeply about teaching the youth and developing their faith, so that they will be strong disciples who can go out into the world and share the gospel with their friends and family members.

Blake graduated from University of the Cumberlands in 2018 with a Bachelor of Music degree with an emphasis in Church Music and Worship.

Connie has served at First Baptist Church Cantonment since 2008.  She has held the position of administrative secretary since that time, and she currently also serves as the financial secretary.

Connie and her husband Greg reside in Pace, Fl.
Connie Shiver
Administrative/Financial Operations