everglades baptist church pastors


Doug and Rachel Nickalson (with family)  863-261-2499

Doug and Rachel Nickalson (with family)


Doug Nickalson


Eric and Mandy Phillips  863-261-2198

Eric and Mandy Phillips


Eric Phillips

Eric and Mandy are both from Garner, NC and have been married since 1999. The Lord has blessed them with 7 wonderful children (Daniel, Callie, Wyatt, Titus, Judson, Isaiah, and Caleb). Eric has been serving as the Pastor of Biblical Counseling at Everglades Baptist Church since 2007. He attended North Carolina State University from 1993-1998 where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Middle School Math and Science Education. He graduated from New Orleans Theological Baptist Seminary in 2012 with a Masters of Divinity degree. Eric is a certified biblical counselor through the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC - www.biblicalcounseling.com) and offers free biblical counseling through the local church. In his free time, he enjoys reading, sports, and recreation activities with his family.

Jim and Cathy Womble    863-801-5311

Jim and Cathy Womble


Jim Womble

Jim and Cathy will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary in 2018. They have five adult children, five sons and daughters-in-law, and twelve grandchildren. Jim was born and raised in Okeechobee, Florida, and Cathy has lived here most of her life. Jim came to the ministry later in life, receiving his calling while working as an electrician for Sikorsky Aircraft for over twenty years. He graduated from The Baptist College of Florida in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Missions with a Concentration in Missions Aviation, becoming the first ever recipient of this degree for The Baptist College of Florida. Following graduation, he became the official Pastor of Missions at Everglades Baptist Church.