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Taron Defevers

Communications Director


Taron Defevers (B.S., Biblical Counseling, Boyce Bible College) serves as the Communications Director at First Baptist Church of Jacksonville, as an active member at the Nocatee Campus, and as a biblical counselor at First Counseling. He met his wife, Kristen, in Orange County, California while serving as a resident Youth Director at Compass Bible Church. They then moved to both serve on staff at the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC) until relocating to Jacksonville, FL.

His passion is to exalt Christ through biblical discipleship and to promote biblical counseling in the local church. He is pursuing his Master of Divinity degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and certification through ACBC. 

Taron and Kristen enjoy local restaurants, beach walks, water activities like paddle boarding and surfing, and their new favorite hobby of pickleball.