Meet the Staff
Alongside the many volunteers, deacons, and elders, the staff members of FBC are committed to propelling the Gospel across the globe! Learn more about our distinguished leaders!
Senior Pastor - Email him
Experience: Chuck has been in ministry for over 35 years, spending more than 20 of those years serving as a Senior Pastor in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, Chuck has taught in Japan (where he started the first AWANA club in that country), and had a deep involvement in a wide variety of youth ministries (including Christian camping) as well as a focus on pouring into the lives of adults.
Passion: Chuck is burdened for lost people. He is passionate about reaching people of all ages and cares deeply about those who have become disillusioned or hurt by the church. He is a fierce defender for the purity of the message of the Gospel of Grace.
Associate Pastor - Email him
Experience: Jay has over 35 years of ministry experience in varying contexts. He has taught at Trinity International University, Golden Gate Seminary, and a few other places. He has also served as the regional director for Leadership Development and Missions Mobilization for the Southern Baptist Convention.
Passion: Jay enjoys working with people to study the Scriptures. He is also passionate for discipling people young and old to a closer walk with the Lord.
Director of Outreach and Evangelism - Email him
Experience: After doing student ministry with Cru in the US and Taiwan, Tony has done church ministry as a youth pastor and evangelism leader. Now, along with his wife Esther, Tony has ministered in multiple countries across 4 continents, sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ with thousands of people in churches, schools, slums, prisons, and concert halls. Tony has 14 years of part-time ministry experience.
Passion: Tony is passionate for the evangelization of the world through ordinary men and women at local churches, one disciple at a time. He is excited about organizing the evangelism efforts at FBC.