on July 17, 2014
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Doug is a graduate of The University of Houston and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX. He has 25 years of ministry experience at churches in Texas and South Carolina. Doug and his wife Kristi have three Children, Madison, Matthew and Michael. Doug describes them as a family who loves to play hard and laugh a lot.
Darren is passionate about connecting families to Jesus and to each other. He currently oversees the 'equip' ministries at FBC Grapevine.
Darren's wonderful wife, Julie, serves alongside him and they have raised two incredible adult children, Katie and Zach, who both actively serve at their home churches. Katie is married to James Fleming who is an awesome addition to this family!
In a nutshell, Darren is a Christ follower, husband, father, family pastor, entrepreneur, singer, songwriter, curriculum writer, Florida Gator alum, and a lover of people.
Kellan Monroe began his professional music career as the baritone singer and pianist with the Southern Gospel group “Beyond The Ashes from 2011-2013. “God has given me a great passion for worship and leading others in worship. Worship doesn’t just fill a 25-minute segment on Sunday morning, but every minute of every day. My desire is not only to lead in worship, rather to teach others how to worship with every part of their lives. “ Kellan and his wife Shelby were married in 2013.
D'Ann administrates the preschool and children's education ministries, including Sunday school, and AWANA. This ministry also offers opportunities to families through Moms in Action, The Learning Tree Christian Preschool, Parents Night Out, and child care for adult Bible studies throughout the week.
D'Ann has been in children’s ministry for fifteen years. She has degrees from Texas A&M and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. D'Ann has completed her studies at Southwestern and earned a Doctorate Degree in Ministry of Education.
D’Ann and her husband, Paul have two children, Carly and Alex. D'Ann loves the Lord and the blessings that comes from working with children. Email D'Ann>>
Bryan Anderson is the Minister of Recreation and Men's Ministries at FBC Grapevine. He is responsible for the recreation programs for all age groups, such as Upward Basketball, Cheer and Soccer, adult leagues for volleyball, softball, and even fantasy football. He also administrates the FBC recreation facilities.
Bryan served as a Recreational Therapist before attending Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he obtained a dual Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Counseling and Christian Education.
Bryan was born in Victoria, Texas, where he graduated from Edna High School. Bryan attended the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, receiving degrees in Religion and Recreational Therapy. Bryan married his college sweetheart, Stephanie in 1992. He and Stephanie have a beautiful daughter, Sicily, and a handsome son Elias. Bryan and his family reside in Flower Mound.
"I enjoy playing the electric guitar (way too loud), PS2-NCAA and Madden (way too much), and spending time in the great outdoors with friends and family." Email Bryan>>
Frank was born in Fort Worth Texas. He is a graduate of Richland High School, Tarrant County Junior College, Dallas Baptist University, and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Frank has Master’s Degrees from Southwestern in Christian Education and Marriage and Family Counseling. Besides leading the singles and senior adult ministries, Frank is a licensed professional counselor. Frank has been on staff at First Baptist Grapevine since August 2005, after having been in the construction industry for 27 years.
Frank and his wife, Jodi, have three grown children, Danica, Dann, and Matt and grandchildren Avery, Maegan, Gabe, and Micah. Jodi is also an active part of the Singles Ministry. In his spare time Frank loves to watch Dallas Cowboys Football and NASCAR Racing. He also enjoys working out, water and snow skiing. His passion for ministry is helping people discover and grow their relationship to God along with helping them realize their giftedness and using their giftedness within the life of the church. Frank also serves as our Minister to Senior Adults, coordinating activities and ministries especially for Seniors.
Bryan is the Church Administrator at FBC Grapevine. His duties include administration of the financial and HR functions of the church. Prior to working at FBC Grapevine, Bryan spent 19 years working for Microsoft Corporation where he ran the U.S. support operations for Microsoft’s email technologies. While at Microsoft, Bryan travelled extensively in Europe, India, China, and Japan. Bryan has a passion for men’s ministry and teaches a men’s Bible Study class here at FBC Grapevine. Bryan is also an avid Harley Davidson enthusiast and is involved in a local motorcycle ministry in the area. Bryan and his wife Kim have two adult children, and one beautiful grandson.
Scott is responsible for a variety of the behind the scenes ministries at FBC Grapevine, including publications, the church website and audio and video technologies. Scott spent 17 years traveling the country working for various evanglistic teams and christian concert artists. He has worked extensively with Dr. Billy Graham, Bailey Smith, Bill Gaither and others. Those travels took him to 48 states and 10 countries. He began serving in full time church ministry in 1994 and served churches in Michigan and Texas before coming to FBC Grapevine in 2009. He and his wife Marci have three amazing children and a really spoiled dog.