Pastors & Staff

Craig Smith

Head Pastor

Father of two beautiful children and husband to Danielle, Pastor Craig endeavors to share the Gospel message of redemption in Christ, shepherd the gathered Body of Christ in worship, discipleship and fellowship and facilitate growth in the life of believers through missions and ministry.  Pastor Craig received his Bachelors in Applied Ministry from Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, Oklahoma and his Masters of Theological Studies from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas.
Ministry Objective:
My mission is to expand the kingdom of God by graciously extending the love of Christ to everyone everywhere. Because of that mission, I desire to preach the gospel, apply God's word and shepherd God's people. I seek, in God's divine providence, to lead the church to become a lighthouse for the community by reaching through relationships of integrity and intentionality.

Jason Dubea


Family Pastor Jason Dubea and his wife Jessica serve the children and youth of First Baptist Church Martinsburg. Natives of Louisiana, Jason began serving at First Baptist in August of 2020. Pastor Jason is passionate about seeing young people come to faith in Christ and being stronger in their own personal faith in the Lord. Jason is guided by what Jesus taught in Matthew 19:14, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.” Jason graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana Christian University in 2005; then received a Master’s of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 2012. He has served as youth minister and senior pastor at churches in Louisiana. Jessica graduated from LSU Alexandria with a bachelor’s degree in 2008 and now serves Berkley county as a teacher. Jason and Jessica met in college, were they also felt called to serve God’s Kingdom. The Dubea’s have been married since 2007. They have two children and the world’s friendliest golden retriever.

Justin Loizos


Justin grew up in Berkeley county and graduated from Musselman High School in 2010. In 2015, Justin graduated from Shepherd University with a Bachelors in Music Education. He currently teaches general music in Berkeley County. Growing up, He attended New Life Church until 2013.  As an adult, He attended the Church At Martinsburg and then was called to First Baptist Martinsburg in 2022. He has been married to his beautiful wife Salena for 6 years and have 2 dogs, Parker & Martin and one cat, Dexter.