After graduation from Penn State University, Jim accepted a job in Anchorage, Alaska. Soon thereafter, two men from Grace Baptist Church visited him and shared his gospel need. "That night," Jim recalls, "was the first time I understood I was a sinner in need of a sinless Savior."
After several years of spiritual growth, he left his career in accounting to pursue full-time ministry. He graduated from Baptist Bible Seminary in 1992 and after several fruitful years of ministry in Indiana, God led him and his family to become the lead Pastor of FBC Dublin in 2002.
His wife, Jacquie, and their four children have continued to be his favorite hobby especially with the addition of their first grandchild. He also enthusiastically follows the St. Louis baseball team: Go Cards!
Pastor Bob grew up in central Ohio, attended Cedarville University, then graduated from The Ohio State University. While leading the youth group at his home church, Bob sensed the call of God and attended Baptist Bible Seminary in Clarks Summit, Pa. After graduating, he was called to FBC Dublin as the youth pastor and has been serving at the church for more than 20 years. He is now the associate Pastor.
He enjoys many hobbies, including instructing scuba for Columbus Scuba and leads scuba camp at Skyview Ranch In Ohio.
He lives in Dublin, Ohio, with his wife, Robin, and their oldest daughter, Victoria
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Josiah grew up in central Ohio where he received Jesus Christ as his Savior at age 8. His involvement in various ministries in his home church led him to attend Ambassador Baptist College in Lattimore, NC and study bible and music. Since graduating, Josiah has served in several churches in youth and music ministries. His passion for biblical counseling led him to working on the pastoral staff at Fellowship.
He is married to Sarah and they have two children, Silas and Jayla with a third due in June, 2022. He enjoys playing basketball and soccer. He also enjoys the outdoors as a bowhunter and hiking and camping with his family.
A graduate from the University of Central Florida in Accounting, Teri spent years working in the manufacturing industry until she believed God was leading her to stay home and become a full-time wife and mother. That decision eventually led her to join a home school group at FBC Dublin. According to Teri, she started attending the church for the youth group but stayed for the expository preaching.
Teri joined the church staff in 2012 and soon became involved in the counseling ministry. She is a Biblical Counselor and leads the Ladies Precept Bible Study.
Married to Rick, they are blessed with one daughter, Rebekah, married to Nicholas and a beautiful granddaughter, Laurel. She is also fond of her Grandpets, Loki, Mila and Finn. When extra time avails, it is scrapbooking.
Julie grew up in an Air Force family and lived in various places, including 3 years in Japan. When her family settled in Beavercreek, OH, in 1974, she received Christ around age 12. In 8th grade Julie met her future husband David, they were married in 1984, and have 5 wonderful adult children. David passed away in 2019, but Julie enjoys her time with her 1st grandchild, Charlotte.
Julie enjoys serving as support staff at FBC and volunteering in various ministries. She loves horses, working in the yard, and spending time with family.