Meet Our Staff

John Vickers

John Vickers

Lead Pastor

John was born in Pascagoula, MS. He earned a BS in Interpersonal and Public Communication from Mississippi College in 2012, and a Masters of Arts in Christian Education, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 2017. John is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Ministry in Strategic Leadership from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

John married his wife, Jordan, in 2015, and they have one daughter, Elizabeth.

Matthew Dunkin

Matthew Dunkin

Worship Pastor

Matthew recently came onto the team at First Baptist Gulf Breeze in September 2022 as the Worship Pastor. He is married to his beautiful wife Shelby. They have one son. Matthew enjoys hunting, fishing, and any other outdoor-related activity. He is a Miami Dolphins fan, as well as a huge Alabama football fan because he is from Tuscaloosa, AL. Matthew is passionate about sharing the Gospel through song and
leading other believers in worshiping the Lord Jesus.

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Sagar Sukka

Sagar Sukka

Associate Pastor/Youth

Sagar was born and raised in India, and finished his seminary education at Moody Theological Seminary. He has a beautiful wife, Leighann, and a daughter, Allie. He loves the Word of God and is passionate to share with the lost and the saints. After previously working at Storypoint as a Pastoral Intern in 2016-2017, he has returned and joined the team as Associate Pastor/Youth. Sagar is excited to knowing God biblically and making Him known passionately. He is looking forward to making disciples for Christ and like Christ. He loves to watch NCIS with his family, spend time at the beach and fish with his nephews.

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Teresa Furney

Teresa Furney

Administrator

Teresa joined the team in January of 2018.  She brings years of ministry experience with her.  Though her official title is Administrator, she is involved in so much more.  Teresa is married to her husband Rocky.  They have 3 grown children and 8 grandchildren.

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Gabo Vargas

Gabo Vargas

Mision Casa Pastor

Gabriel was born in Bogota, Colombia and has lived in the United States since 2000. That’s the same year that he and his lovely wife, Christina Perez, were married. They have two sons: Matthew and Thomas. They met Jesus “The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world” in a small town near Neptune Beach, Florida in 2003.

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