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 (Administration & Worship Pastor)
Glen is responsible for leading and coordinating all of the church’s efforts in administration and worship. He co-leads worship on Sunday mornings and during rehearsal time each week as well as assisting in management of the church facilities and finances. The Christmas choir and Church Family Christmas also receive special attention and emphasis.
Glen has been serving at FBCER since September of 1990. Glen and Barbara have been married 27 years and they have four children and five grandchildren. Glen served churches in Lawton, Oklahoma City and Crowley, TX before coming to FBCER.
Glen and Barbara are 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 (Family & Discipleship Pastor)
Tyler is responsible for directing and leading out in our church's disciple-making process. He has the privilege of ensuring that every age group in our church has clear steps for becoming more like Christ. He leads out weekly on Wednesday nights and with other events throughout the week and year with our children’s ministry.
Tyler joined the ministerial staff at FBCER in April of 2009. Previously he has served at Brookwood Baptist Church in Oklahoma City as Student Ministries Intern and Associate Minister of Students. Tyler is a graduate of Mid-America Christian University in Oklahoma City.
He has a strong desire to see people get serious about following Jesus. He also believes that great days are ahead for FBCER and he and Andi are excited to be a part of what God is doing!
Derek McCarver (Worship Minister)
Derek is responsible for leading in worship on Sunday mornings. Derek joined the staff at FBCER in October 2009 and has served our church in many different ways. Derek and his wife, Jennifer, have been married for 13 years and have one daughter, Zoe. Before joining our team he worked in middle school ministry at Quail Springs Baptist Church in OKC.
Derek’s prayer for FBCER is that we would be people who no longer live for themselves but live for Jesus in every area of their lives.