Faith Bible Church is led and shepherded (Acts 20:28; 1 Pet. 5:1-4) by a plurality of biblically qualified elders (1 Tim. 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9) who serve the church in unity in order to nurture the spiritual good of the flock for the glory of Christ, who is the Head.
At FBC, biblically qualified deacons (1 Tim. 3:8-13) serve under the oversight of the elders to free them up (for their teaching and shepherding responsibilites) in a variety of helpful areas.
John joined FBC in 2003 as the teaching pastor. He graduated from The Master's Seminary (M.Div.) in 1992 and served in two previous churches as a College/Teaching pastor and Family and Children's Pastor. John enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and golfing.
Joe was a co-founder of FBC back in 2002. He serves in a variety of capacities including overseeing Care Group Leaders, teaching Sunday School, and assisting with church finances. Joe is a vice president for a commercial plumbing company. He enjoys spending time with his family, any and all sports, and is a huge Angels and Ducks fan.
Jeff and his wife Kathy have been at FBC since 2008. He serves as our facilities deacon. Jeff is a local business owner. He and Kathy have three children: Jefferey, Matthew, and April.
Greg and his wife Anna were co-founders of FBC back in 2002. Greg serves as our finance deacon. He and his wife also serve in our Care Group ministry and the Junior High group. They have four children: Jack, Collette, Samantha, and Yohan. Greg is a partner in a law firm. He enjoys the outdoors - surfing, mountain biking, and spending time with his family. Greg's favorite authors include John Piper and John MacArthur.
Don and his wife Sonja have been at FBC since 2006. Don serves in the are a of new visitors welcome and assimilation. Don works in sales and he and Sonja have 3 children: Morgan, Paige, and Jude.
Matt serves as the Associate pastor. He joined FBC in 2003 from Spokane, WA and graduated from the Master's Seminary (M.Div. '06).
Jon joined FBC in 2005 and serves in Youth Ministry and as a Pastoral Intern. He graduated from Master's Seminary (M. Div. '12). Jon also keeps our Resource Table stocked with great Christian books.
Our Care Groups (home Bible studies) are led and shepherded by faithful men and their wives. These men also serve as part of the overall Leadership Team and help to give valuable input into the direction and decisions of the Elders.
Joe and Michelle lead a Care Group in Rancho Santa Margarita on Friday nights. They were co-founders of FBC back in 2002 and have three children: Taylor, Kellie, and Katie.
John and Karna lead a Care Group in Rancho Santa Margarita on Wednesday nights. They joined FBC in 2003 and have four children: Daniel, Hannah, Rachel, and Caleb.
Jon & Alyssa Buck (Care Group Leaders)...new text: Jon and Alyssa lead a Care Group in Laguna Niguel on Thursday nights. They have been at FBC since 2005 and have five children: Hannah, Katie, Sarah, Maggie, and Abbie.
Matt and Brianne lead a Care Group in Rancho Santa Margarita on Thursday nights. They joined FBC in 2003 and have four children: Jacob, Andrew, Zoe and Josiah.
Ray & Deb lead a Care Group in Ladera Ranch on Wednesday nights. They joined FBC in 2010 and two sons: Cole and Quinn.