Staff
Pastor

Dr. Russell Duck

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Pastor Duck is married with 2 Grown Children.  Dr. Duck first pastorate was in 1975 at Union Valley Baptist Church near Ada, Oklahoma.  Pastor Russell has been the pastor for First Baptist Church of Strafford, Chattanooga, Sentinel and Woodward.  Pastor Russell came to pastor First Baptist Church of Elk City in 2001.  Graduate of East Central Oklahoma State University Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Doctor of Ministry from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary rduck@cableone.net


Senior Adult & Pastoral Care Pastor

Darrel "Doc" Ware

Doc is married with 2 Grown Children.  He has been with FBC Elk City for 25 years.  His  first church was First Baptist Church of Atoka, Oklahoma in 1975.  Doc served as  the Minister of Music at First Baptist Church of Muskogee before coming to First Baptist Church of Elk City in 1991.  He is a graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University  and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.


Children's Pastor

Michael David

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­­­Michael David has been the Children's Pastor at FBCEC since February 2012. He and his wife Brandy have been married since 1993 and they have 4 children. He enjoys spending time with his family while going to various sporting events, hunting and cycling. 


Worship and Media Pastor

Lance Jones

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Lance is married to Michelle Lawrence Jones, who is a natural light photgrapher. They have two grown sons who live in the Oklahoma City area.  Their daughter, Lauren, is a student at Elk City High School.

Lance has served as a minister in Plainview Baptist Church, Krum, Texas; First Baptist Church, Holiday, Texas; Hillcrest Baptist Church, Lebanon, Missouri; First Baptist Church, Carthage, Missouri and First Baptist Church, Marlow, Oklahoma.  He has been on staff at First Baptist Church, Elk City since September of 2011.

Lance is a graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He was ordained to the Gospel Ministry by First Baptist Church, Springfield, Missouri.

Lance enjoys spending time with his family and being Michelle's assistant on photo shoots.


Associate Pastor

Matt Bradshaw

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Matt was born and raised in Farmington, NM and comes to Elk City from Albuquerque, NM. As a young adult, Matt surrendered to the call to ministry. Matt has been married to his high school sweetheart, Charity, for 14 years. Together, they have 2 children, Gavin (age 7) and Cassidy (age 4).

Matt earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from the University of New Mexico and a Master's of Divinity from Southern Seminary in Louisville, KY. Matt has been in ministry since 2005 and has served as a Senior Pastor and a Missions Pastor.


Student Pastor

Boomer Butler

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BACKGROUND

Boomer was born in Norman, Oklahoma and grew up in Inola, Oklahoma.  The son of a former pastor, Boomer grew up in First Baptist Church, Inola.  After graduating high school, Boomer attended The University of Oklahoma where he studied Letters - a degree combining History, Literature and Philosophy.   Boomer is currently pursuing a Master's Degree.

In May of 2010, he felt called to serve on the mission field and for three months he lived in Seville, Spain.  Initially, Boomer believed he wasn't the right fit for full time ministry. However, his time in Spain helped him clarify his call to ministry and serve the local church. He has been in vocational ministry for 5 years and serving in Norman and Hollis, Oklahoma.

PERSONAL

Boomer and Mackenzie met at Super Summer as students and have seen God move in their lives in the days since then.  Mackenzie is an elementary teacher who loves music and can’t wait to do ministry with her new husband.  They were married on June 24th and are raising two dogs.

Boomer has a passion for discipleship and seeing students transformed by God’s love.  His life verse is 1 Peter 3:15, “Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.

 


Pastor Hispanic Church

Josefath Sanchez Sr.

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Ministry Assistant to the Associate Pastor

Cindy Mikles

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Cindy has been married to Tony since 1984. They have 2 children, Whitney & Chad and daughter-in-law, Adilene. Cindy is 1984 graduate of Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford, OK. 

Cindy has been a ministry assistant at FBC since 1999, where she previously served from 1985-1986.. 

Cindy enjoys time spent with family & friends, traveling, reading mystery novels, flower gardening and is a faithful OSU and OKC Thunder fan. 

 


Church Accountant

Krista Johnson

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Ministry Assistant to Worship & Media and Senior Adults

Sondra Weaver

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Sondra is married to Keith and they have three children, a son-in-law, a grandson, and a new grandbaby!  Oh and two dogs, Bella and Bosco!  Sondra's hobbies include traveling, being with her family, cooking, and her job.  


Ministry Assistant to Students and Children

Greta Louis

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Ministry Assistant to the Sr. Pastor

Pat Walker

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Church Hostess

Kelli Freeman