Charlie Blount (Lead Pastor)
Charlie is responsible for the overall leadership and direction of the church. This is done publicly through the preaching of God’s word. Behind the scenes Charlie leads out with the church staff and other leadership.
Charlie has been with us at FBCER since August 2008. Charlie and his wife, Renee, have been married for 20 years and have a daughter, Avery and twin boys, Ethan and Evan. Prior to serving in El Reno, he served both as Pastor and Student Pastor of other SBC churches.
Charlie’s desire for FBCER is that we would be a community of men and women who passionately pursue Christ and view Him as sufficient for every need in life.
Glen Chapman (Pastoral Care Pastor)
Glen co-leads worship on Sunday mornings and assists with coordinating band enlistment and rehearsals. He is transitioning toward retirement and is assisting Tyler Kelley as he assumes administration responsibilities. Glen is also assisting with more pastoral care in 2020.
He has been serving at FBCER since September of 1990. Glen and Barbara have been married 29 years and they have four children and six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Glen served churches in Lawton, Oklahoma City and Crowley, TX before coming to FBCER.
Glen and Barbara continue to be excited at the opportunity FBCER has to impact El Reno and the surrounding area. To the glory of God, we are becoming a church with a larger impact to the east, west, south, and north of El Reno.
Tyler Kelley (Admin & Discipleship Pastor)
Tyler came to FBCER in 2009 to lead our student ministry. Over the years, Tyler has served our church in many different ways from kids ministry, discipleship and volunteer ministry. Tyler now serves our church with his gift of administration by making sure the church is enabled to accomplish the mission set before it. He is desires to a see true disciple-making movement at our church.
Tyler enjoys spending time with his wife, Andi, whether they are at home, at the coffee shop reading a good book, or traveling the U.S. together.
Holden McCrackin (Next Gen & Missions Minister)
Holden is responsible for ministering to the next generation at FBCER and with helping our entire church become more mission minded. He will work closely with the discipleship of the 7th-12th grade students of FBCER.
Holden joined the team at FBCER in June 2019. He has been serving with students throughout Oklahoma for the past 10+ years. He is also a graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University.
Holden is married to Krystle and they have two young children, Elijah and Atalie.