Dr. Paul Smith has been our Pastor since 2003. He is a Hebrew and Old Testament Professor at Gateway Seminary – AZ Campus. He is a NASCAR enthusiast, plays bass guitar, and is an avid mountain biker.

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Aaron Krause’s great passion is helping the church provide the many various ministries that God can use to touch each individual need and strengthen their relationship with Christ.

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Rev. Kevin Fryrear, Associate Pastor in Music and Pastoral Care, has served FBC since 2006. Kevin and his wife Rosie have five grown children and 10 grandchildren. He enjoys riding motorcycles and adores being a “Paw Paw”.

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Rev. Ray C. Jones serves the Lord at First Baptist, Chandler in the role as Pastor of Student Ministries, ministering to the Junior & Senior High students of the congregation and their families.

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Tonya Lawson is our Children’s Minister since 2004. Her passion is for all kids to know Christ as their Savior and for parents to embrace their God-given gift of being spiritual leaders to their children.

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Mary Mosley moved from Montana to Chandler in 1962. She has enjoyed traveling and would like to do more, but will settle for taking day trips around our beautiful state.

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Sharon Ware joined the office staff in June of 2000. She maintains all member and attendance data and contribution records and tries to help where needed. Sharon is married to Russ and has one daughter, Jessica.

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Jennifer Potter, our receptionist, has joined the office staff in April 2006. She handles all incoming calls, along with the weekly bulletin and media presentations for the worship services.

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