Charles Covin joined the staff of Brenham’s First Baptist Church in August of 2014. Raised in the home of a music minister, he received and surrendered to God’s calling of vocational ministry in high school. Charles met his wife and ministry partner, Bonnie, at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, TX, where he received a degree in Church Music. Previously, he served full-time for the wonderful people of First Baptist Church, Lorena, TX, and most recently, the First Baptist Church of Edna, TX. The Covins have six wonderful children: Wesley, Garrison, Sabrina, Paisley, Benjamin & Vera Grace. They’re passionate about leading God’s people in expressing their adoration for HIM, and are grateful to be instruments in the hands of a gracious and loving Savior!
Hobbies: I’m a family man, so usually, I just enjoy hanging out at home with my brood. I also enjoy great friends, good worship music, the occasional round of golf, coaching flag football for the FBCS Lions, and being an unofficial personnel evaluator / game plan coordinator for my beloved Dallas Cowboys (still waiting on Jerry Jones’ call).
Favorite Food: My favorite food is enchiladas!
1. I hate it when people are coaching a team with you, then leave the country in the middle of an undefeated season to go "evangelize". #vacationsarefortheoffseason #chad
2. I can’t stand it when people take advantage of sweet little old widow ladies in order to try and gain an edge in a friendly cake bake competition. #chad
Super-hero Power Choice: If I were a super-hero, I would have the power to blast all television commercials to smithereens.
Favorite Character in the Bible: I have always liked Gideon. God called Him to a task that he felt unworthy of and ill-equipped to handle, but by trusting in God and walking by faith, he experienced things he could’ve have never even dreamed were possible! I can totally relate to how he must have felt in his calling and love the fact that anything I accomplish can only be attributed to God’s power and faithfulness.