First Baptist Church, Houston, Mo.
Thursday, January 29, 2015

Our staff

 
      James Butterfield - Transitional Pastor 
               James has been in ministry, full time, for 30 years. He preached his first sermon at 14 years
 of age. He has been married to his wife, Maggie, for 33 years. They have four children  named Josh,
Justice, Sarah, and Ashley. They also have one grandchild named Avery. James is from Camdenton,
Mo where he attended  First Baptist Church.                                                                                                              
             
         Debra Stockard - Ministry Assistant
             Debra and her husband have lived in the area for the past 20 years. She is married to Joe
Stockard, of Stockard Insurance, LLC, and they have one son, Andrew, who is a professional
drummer and also attends OTC. Debra is a certified Lay counselor with certification through Light
University and the American Association of Christian Counselors. She also enjoys ministering to
others through singing with her group Shekinah Glory.
                  
      Bonnie McElroy - Music Director
           Bonnie and her husband, Jack, have two children and returned to the Houston area in 1996.
Bonnie previously spenteven years as music director at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Overland
Park, KS. She also directed the hand bell choir and children's choir at First Baptist Sweetwater
Church in Longwood, FL.
            
      Frank Fry - Facilities Manager
          Frank has been married to his wife, Doris, for 54 years. They have three daughters. He is a
deacon in the church and a past Sunday School director and teacher.