Dale Harper


Dale and his wife Lisa have lived in Edmond for over 30 years and have attended Faith Bible Church for 11 years. They have been married for 31 years and have three children, (Allison, Trey & Catherine) one grandson and 2 on the way.  Dale graduated from East Central University in 1987 with a degree in Marketing and has been in the chemical distribution business for over 32 years.

Dale has the privilege of co-leading one of the Adult Bible Fellowship classes (Joshua 24:15) and his wife Lisa is active in the music ministry. Dale has also co-led The Good Neighbor Ministry and has a tremendous passion for connecting believers and encouraging each of us to share the heavy load of life together. Dale looks forward to the new opportunity to serve the members at Faith Bible.

Larry Awbrey

Larry came to Christ at the age of 12. Larry and his wife Liz have lived in Edmond and attended Faith Bible Church since 1991. They have been married for 36 years and have two grown sons and four granddaughters: Landon and his daughter Addyson, 15 and Aaron and his wife Linsey and three daughters, Bella 12, Rowan 10, and Haven 8.

Larry is a graduate of Oklahoma City University (1981) with a B.S. degree. He is a Certified Financial Planner and practices in Edmond. Larry is a former FBC Elder and a teaching member of the Kindred Spirits Adult Bible Fellowship Class.

Brian Babb

Brian and Laura have been married 36 years and have been attending Faith Bible for the past 7 years. Brian and Laura both grew up in the Dallas area where they met and married. They have 12 children and 8 grandchildren. Brian is a Petroleum Engineer with an oil and gas career that began in West Texas and continues in Edmond.  

Brian grew up thinking that to get to heaven his good deeds would have to outweigh his bad deeds, and in his mid-twenties was excited to hear and believe the gospel good news that we are saved by grace thru faith in the finished work of Jesus Christ on the cross. They have primarily attended Bible churches throughout their married life and typically have been involved in leading Sunday School classes. Brian and Laura currently lead an ABF class and are looking forward to the "empty nest" years as their youngest has recently graduated high school.

Ash Bullard

Ash was born and raised in Edmond, OK and grew up in a Christian family as the 8th of 10 children. At the age of 9, Ash accepted God’s free gift of salvation and believed in his heart and confessed with his mouth that Jesus is Lord.

Ash met his wife, Faith who is from Philadelphia, at Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC. They were married in July of 1998, and are blessed with 4 active children. His professional career has been in medical and software sales.

Ash started attending Faith Bible Church in 1994 because his grandmother told him Mark was the best preacher she had ever heard. Ash has served in the nursery, taught 2nd grade, and has been leading the Mission Committee since 2015. He is thankful for Faith Bible’s commitment to the gospel and grateful for the mentorship he has received through the men at FBC.

Bruce Neidenfeuhr

Bruce Neidenfeuhr and his wife, Jane, have been members of Faith Bible Church since 2012. Bruce and Jane have been married for 46 years, have a son, daughter and five grandchildren.

Bruce was raised in a Catholic home, but came to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ when he was 21 years old. Bruce has walked faithfully with the Lord and has loved and served the church ever since. This will be Bruce’s second stint as an elder, having served from 2018 to 2022.

Sid Jones

Sid and his wife Rebekah have been married 34 years and have 4 children and 4 grandchildren.  They’ve been members of FBC since 1993.  Sid has served as elder, ABF leader, 2:7 leader, and in the music ministry.  Rebekah serves in the women’s ministry, prayer group, Bible study, 2:7, and childcare.  They met at OU, married shortly after, and spent a few years in the Tulsa area before coming to Edmond.  

Sid prayed to trust Jesus as his savior at a young age in a small town in the Oklahoma panhandle.  Since then, God continues to use people and events, positive and painful, to grow and mature his faith and relationship with God.    

Sid has worked mostly in chemical and packaging product sales in Oklahoma and surrounding states, but recently returned to practicing law in Edmond.  He is thankful for the role many here have played in their lives, and for the commitment to Bible teaching and service in love to others.      

Mark Klakulak

Mark began walking with Christ diligently during his college years at Michigan State University after a young man presented the gospel and then discipled him. It made a lasting impression, and he now enjoys spending time with other men sharing, praying, and spending time in God’s Word together.

Mark grew up in Michigan and was transplanted to Oklahoma through a job transfer. He met his wife of over 30 years, Jennifer, and together they raised four children. Faith Bible has been their church home since 1992. Mark and Jennifer help with the Nearly and Newly Married ABF and the Core Training Discipleship course.

Rick Metheny

Rick and his wife, Connie, have been married for 47 years after meeting on the first day of school in 1972 at Oklahoma State University. They have 3 children and 8 grandchildren. They have been members of Faith Bible since 2007. Rick has served as an ABF leader and this last year in the AWANA program. Connie has served in the AWANA program and been in Precept Bible study as a leader and participant.

At nineteen, Rick trusted Jesus Christ and was baptized at The Baptist Temple Church in Oklahoma City. He has continued to grow in His relationship with Christ through Bible study and relationships with other strong brothers and sisters in Christ.

He is humbled and thankful for the opportunity to serve this fellowship and is thankful for the impact Faith Bible is having on so many people and families.

Mark Hitchcock

Senior Pastor

Mark is a graduate of Oklahoma State University, holds a law degree from Oklahoma City University and a Th.M. and  Ph.D., both from Dallas Theological Seminary. Mark has  served as our Pastor since October 1991. He is the author of over thirty books on Bible prophecy and related topics. Mark and his wife, Cheryl, have two sons, Justin, married to Natalee and Samuel, married to Ellen. They’re also blessed with three grandchildren, Gavin, Cameron and Reed.

Jay Risner

Lead Pastor

Jay’s love for ministry began in college where he worked with the collegiate and camp ministry of FCA. After college he served for 6 years in a Southern Baptist Church as a youth pastor, and in 2003 joined the Faith Bible Church staff in the same role. As FBC grew numerically Jay’s title changed to Associate Pastor, where he gave oversight to a variety of ministry areas. In 2012, after almost ten years at FBC, Jay departed to serve as a Lead Pastor at Enid MB Church in Enid, OK. He returned to Faith Bible in 2016 to serve as our church’s first Lead Pastor. He’s a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma and he received his Masters from Columbia International University in Columbia, SC. Jay and his wife Mandi have three kids—Avery, Mia and Jack Dallas.