Leadership

Ryan Harkey

Lead Pastor
Pastor Ryan has been serving in full-time ministry since 1996.  In that time, he has served as a Lead Pastor, an Associate Pastor, as well as a Youth & Children’s Pastor. He has also served with the staff of CRU in multiple countries during his college years, and professionally with Athletes in Action Media. He has served as a Pastor in Washington State, California and Texas.  Ryan has studied at Dallas Theological Seminary, as well as Moody Theology Seminary, where he completed his masters degree.  

Ryan and Emily were married in 1997, and have four wonderful children.  He loves his family, sports, and the Houston Astros.  

Ryan has a passion for making disciples and leading the church to help fulfill the Great Commission in this generation.

Jesse Blair

Youth Pastor
Jesse was born and raised in Alturas, California.  He graduated from Shasta Bible College with a degree in Bible and Theology and worked as the full-time Youth Pastor at Faith Baptist Church of Alturas, California from 2016-2019. In October of 2019 the Blair Family moved  to Lincoln City, Oregon, and Jesse became our full time Youth Pastor.

Jesse and Karlie were married in 2005.  They have three sons: Hayden, Colton, and Jonah.  Jesse enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, and other outdoor activities.

Jesse and Karlie are excited to be a part of Faith Baptist Church, the community of Lincoln City, Oregon, and to see God move in mighty ways!

Dean Freeze

Worship Pastor
Dean grew up in Indiana and Oklahoma. He graduated with a Management degree from Oklahoma State University and he earned his Masters of Divinity from Gateway Baptist Theological Seminary in 2001. He served as a Worship Pastor for 5 years at Beavercreek Baptist Church and then became the Sr. Pastor at Toledo Baptist Church. He also served for a couple of years as the Pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Salem.

Dean is married to Linda and together they have 4 children. Dean and Linda attended our new members class in 2018 and God lead Dean to our worship ministry.

Dean’s passion is to help others grow in their relationship with Jesus and use their God-given gifts for the sake of His Kingdom. He says he is truly thrilled to serve the Lord as our Worship Pastor!

Lisa Stutzman

Children's Ministry Director
Lisa Stutzman grew up in Maryland. She got married to her husband, Frank, in 2000. They have 6 amazing children: Hannah, Makaela, Dylan, Cole, Luke, and Emerson. The Stutzman family joined Faith Baptist Church in 2018. From the beginning the Stutzman’s have been active members of the church. Lisa became a deaconess in 2019 and served faithfully on the board until 2021 when God called her to become Faith Baptist Church’s, Children’s Ministry Director.

Lisa has a passion for teaching and sharing not only God’s Word, but His joy wherever she goes.

Rebecca England

Office Manager
Hello There! My name is Rebecca England. I’m glad you found our website! I try my best every day to help support Faith Baptist Church. I wear many hats. I manage the church’s calendar, make sure the church’s bills are paid on time, I assist with the preschool, manage the medical ministry, maintain the app, this website, all of the church’s files and just generally keep things organized to the best of my ability.

I feel extremely blessed to be a part of Faith Baptist Church and I thank God daily that I get to interact with so many amazing people. If you need help with anything, please don’t hesitate to give me a call or stop by the church office. I’m always happy to help!

Elders

Jim Kulla
Roger Swanton
Gene Pond
Darrell Prins
Gray Snipes

Deacons

Forrest Fisher
Jason Willeford
Tony Gile
Jon Hill
Ryan Gates
Nathan Stoller
Steve Tucker
Jason Tucker

Deaconesses

Liz Gates
Jan Dempster
Connie Craddock
Carol Pond
Hope Dransfeldt
Rose Brown
Amy Graham
Maria Hoffman

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