Senior Pastor
With over 25 years experience in pastoral ministry, Dr. Joe Cathey completed his undergraduate work at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He earned the Master of Divinity in Biblical Languages and Doctor of Philosophy in Old Testament/Archaeology at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has completed post-doctoral work at the University of North Texas as well as the University of Leicester in Leicester, England.
Music Minister
Billy Woods serves as the Music Minister at First Baptist Godley. William earned a Masters degree in Church Music from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Amber have been married since 2006 and are the proud parents of Luke Paul Woods. Billy enjoys serving the Lord and spending time with family!


Minister to Students
Nathan Yates serves as Minster to Student’s at First Baptist Godley. He attends Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and is working on an accelerated Masters of Divinity. He and his wife Dannielle have been married since 2014 and are the proud parents of Haddie and (soon to be) Hannah Yates! Nathan enjoys serving our Lord, his family, basketball, drums, and working with students! 


Kathy Allen
Church Secretary
Kathy Allen has been serving First Baptist Godley as Church Secretary since September of 2001. Kathy has four grown children and six grandchildren