OUR STAFF

Dr. 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 grew up in Owasso, OK. After college he was called into student ministry and since that time has served three churches in a variety of pastoral roles. He first came on staff at Faith Bible Church in 2003. Jay has an undergraduate degree from UCO and a Master’s from Columbia Biblical Seminary. He has also been involved in post-graduate study at Dallas Theological Seminary. Jay and his wife Mandi have three kids—Avery, Mia and Jack Dallas.

Seth Brown

Adult Connection Pastor
Seth is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, and he holds a M. Div. from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Teresa, and they have 2 children – Grace and Owen. Seth has been on staff since October of 2015, and he and Teresa love serving the church body at Faith Bible and equipping the saints for the work of ministry.

Joel Mott

Worship Pastor
Joel Mott is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and holds a master’s degree in music from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY.   He has served for over 20 years in full-time ministry at churches in Edmond, Mustang, and Houston.  He is married to Lorie and they have four children – Lorin, Hayden, Bryson and Jaxon.   Joel came to the FBC staff in August of 2020, and he is excited to join with the entire Faith Bible family to passionately pursue worshipping God in spirit and in truth, to build relationships for God’s glory, and to train and equip the saints to do the work of service.

Connie Goodson

Children's Director
Connie is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with an Education/BS degree in Sociology and Psychology.  She has 30 years experience in children ministries in churches in Arkansas, Tulsa, Midwest City, and Edmond. She and her husband, Jerry, have one son, Jacob, and a daughter-in-law, Angela, and two granddaughters, Sophia and Seraphina.

Justin Kinsley

Student Ministry Pastor
Justin is a graduate of Southern Nazarene University and his wife Rachel is a graduate of Texas A&M University. Justin received his Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary in May of 2015.  Justin’s desire is to be a godly servant-leader who trains and equips next generation disciples of Jesus Christ.

Addie Zander

Associate Director of Student Ministry
Addie Zander is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a degree in English.  She taught high school language arts at a Christian school in Enid, Oklahoma before moving to Edmond.  Addie is excited for the chance to build discipling relationships with the high school and middle school girls in the Faith Student Ministry and to lead worship for the student services.

Tonya Zunigha

Director of Missions & Women's Ministry
Tonya joined Faith Bible in 2002 as a college student at UCO studying Mathematics.  After college, she taught high school math and coached volleyball at Deer Creek High School for 3 years.  She then spent 13 years in full-time ministry including evangelism and discipleship with college students as well as training collegiate ministers, stateside and abroad.  Tonya received her MBTS from Dallas Theological Seminary and is active in mission work, including an extended season pioneering a college ministry in SE Asia.

Dr. Burge Troxel

Senior Adults Pastor
Burge is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and holds the Th.M. and D.Min. degrees from Dallas Theological Seminary. Burge has served the Lord in Local Churches, Bible Colleges and Seminary for over 40 years, joining the FBC staff in December of 2012. He is married to Darlene and they have two children, Tracy and Laurie, and three grandchildren.

Ricardo Colon

Administration Director
Ricardo and his wife Tiffany started attending Faith Bible Church in 1994.  They have two daughters, Giselle and Keziah.  Ricardo is a 1986 graduate of Oklahoma State University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He has also been a youth leader for many years and currently works as the AWANA Commander.  Ricardo also has a strong passion for missions.

Donovan Drake

Media Director
Donovan Drake has served as the Media Director since January 2016. He oversees I.T. support and maintenance, as well as the technical aspects of all services and events. A native of Houston, Texas, he is a graduate of Lamar State College with dual-degrees in Commercial Music and Business. He has over 20 years’ experience in Production and IT administration. Donovan’s wife, Samantha, is a native Oklahoman and graduate of OSU. They have one son, Jameson Henry, born October 2017.

Megan Slemp

Associate Director of Children's Ministry
Megan is from Edmond and graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Kevin, and they have two amazing kids that keep them on their toes. Megan has attended Faith Bible since she was about 10 years old and was even married by Pastor Mark. Megan believes that serving in the children’s ministry is a huge responsibility and is excited about helping these little people grow in their love and knowledge of the Lord.

Debra Johnson

Children’s Director Admin. Assistant
Debra is married to Ed and they have two sons and one grandson, Josiah James. Nathan, who is married to Carolyn, is an OKC firefighter; and Garrett, who is the Assistant Band Director at Crossings Christian School. She has worked alongside Connie Goodson, our Children’s Director, since 2006.  She considers it a joy to work with a great team in preparing and developing the Children’s Ministry so that everything points to Jesus. 

Kathrine McLemore

Resource Coordinator
Katherine is a small town southern girl from Georgia who grew up in a ministry family and fell in love with Jesus at a young age. She met her husband, Andrew while studying Creative Writing at Bob Jones University. They have four daughters: Taylin, Tara, Aria, and Emma. She's passionate about building relationships that allow her to share Jesus within her community, as well as finding creative ways to share Jesus with the children of Faith Bible.

Jane Neidenfeuhr

Administrative Assistant
Jane and her husband Bruce, who have been married 39 years, joined Faith Bible in early 2012 shortly after moving back to the area from Atlanta Georgia. She is the mother of two and grandmother of five, enjoys people and serving at Faith Bible.

Mimi Boone

Secretary
Mimi is a graduate of Tennessee Tech University with a degree in health and physical education and in elementary education. After teaching 34 years in Lawton and in Edmond Mimi retired.  Mimi and John have been married 25 years and have 5 children. Mimi is so grateful for the opportunity to work and serve at Faith Bible Church.

Karrie Paine

Secretary
Karrie and her husband Wray have been married for 31 years.  She is a graduate of Oklahoma State University where she met Wray.  Karrie has 3 sons and and a new daughter-in-law.  She and Wray have been attending Faith Bible for 7 years and feel blessed to serve here at Faith.