Carlton Binkley

Senior Pastor

Pastor Carlton has been at FBCW since February of 2013.  Originally from Marion, KY he has spent 15 years ministering in the western part of the Commonwealth.  In 2003, Bro. Carlton graduated from Mid-Continent Baptist Bible College and in 2011 he completed his Master’s degree in Evangelism and Church planting from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.  Bro. Carlton has served as an adjunct professor for Mid-Continent University where he taught Biblical Studies and Christian Ministry courses.  Bro. Carlton has been married to his wife Jenny for ten years and they have two children Emma and Haddon.



Dustin Haile

Connections Pastor


Pastor Dustin grew up in the Central Illinois area but has been serving churches and teaching high school for the past 12 years in Jefferson and Hamilton County until he joined the FBCW staff in a full-time capacity in 2016. Pastor Dustin is a graduate of Liberty Baptist Seminary with an M.A. in Discipleship and Church Ministry. His position entails overseeing and leading in discipleship strategies , small groups ministries, connecting people into the life of the church, and day to day administration. He loves to hunt, fish and play baseball. Pastor Dustin is married to his wife Sarah and has two daughters, Phoebe and Hattie. 




Landon Withrow

Worship Leader

Bro. Landon grew up in the Kell, Il. area and came to join FBCW in 2015, becoming the worship leader in 2017. Landon has long been involved in music and worship throughout Southern Illinois serving in various worship services, youth camps, and events. Landon’s love for Jesus and passion to minister to people through music is a tremendous blessing and asset to the Kingdom. Landon is also heavily involved in the technology and media ministry at FBCW.  He is married to his wife Emily and has two children, Ethni and Lawson.





Courtney Pace

Children’s Minister 


Courtney was born and raised in Mt. Vernon, Il and married Bryan Pace, a life-long member of FBCW.  After returning from El Paso, Tx, where Bryan was stationed in the Army, Courtney became our Children’s Ministry Director. Courtney’s love of the Lord and for seeing Him work in the lives of children is an unbelievable blessing! Bryan and Courtney have two children, Braxten and Paisley.





Debra May

Administrative Assistant


Debra has been a member of FBCW since 2003 and has worked in the church office for the past seven years. She is married to Dennis and has two amazing children, April and Dustin.  She also has a wonderful grandson, Spenser.