Mack Roark

Interim Pastor, since 2017

Mack has had a long history of education, preaching and mentoring. He was born and raised in Oklahoma and attended Oklahoma Baptist University, then earned graduate degrees from Phillips Theological Seminary and The University of Notre Dame, and his doctorate from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  He has served as pastor of churches in Oklahoma, Texas, and California.  He is happily married to Sandy. They have three children, eleven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

"First Baptist Church of Oklahoma City has the heart and will for doing church right!  Serving here, working with this family of believers, is a joy, and the kind of challenge I like.  They minister to one another as they reach out to serve the people of their city."



Brad Stewart

Minister for Discipleship and Youth, since 2008

Like a good Normanite, Brad attended the University of Oklahoma where he earned his bachelor's degree in Sociology. After meeting and marrying Sarah, he attended George W. Truett Theological Seminary where he obtained a Master's in Divinity. He has previously served as a youth minister at FBC Rosebud in Texas. He and Sarah have three wonderful boys: Noah, Luke and Griffin.

"I love teaching, playing guitar, music, books, mountains and coffee. I am thankful to call FBCOKC home."



Sarah Stewart

Minister for Young Adults, since 2008

Although Sarah was born and raised in Stillwater, Oklahoma, she earned her bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Oklahoma. There she met and fell in love with Brad Stewart. After their marriage, she attended George W. Truett Theological Seminary where she earned her Master's in Divinity. She has served as the youth minister at FBC Norman, Oklahoma and at FBC Rosebud in Texas. She and Brad have three wonderful sons: Noah, Luke and Griffin.

"I have a hunger to learn and grow closer to God. I enjoy leading the prayer meeting and Adult Bible study on Wednesday nights and preaching occasionally on Sunday mornings.  I have the best job!  I get to work with young people who are eager to learn, ready to debate and wrestle with theological questions, and some of the first ones to roll up their sleeves to serve their community."



Jennifer Crowder

Office Administrative Coordinator, since 2017

Jennifer was raised in Lawton, Oklahoma. After earning a bachelor's degree from Oklahoma Baptist University, Jennifer worked as a middle-school choir teacher. She is married to Matt and they have two beautiful daughters: Peryn and Avery.

"I feel so blessed to work here at FBCOKC. We have such a wonderful staff! It is very rewarding to be part of the daily life of this church."

Lonnie Stearns

Facilities Manager, since 2015

Lonnie was born and raised in Colorado and spent 42 years serving as the Director of Maintenance, Operations & Transportation Department at West Covina Unified School District in California. He is married to Debbie and the father of seven children. He also boasts 26 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren!

"From the first day I walked in for an interview, I loved this old building. I was overcome with the beauty in its details. I fell in love with this beautiful old church and my new church family. May God be with you and with our beautiful church!"

Steven McConnell

Interim Music Director, since 2017
Organist, since 2009

Steven is from Denton, Texas. He has earned a bachelors of fine arts in Music and a bachelor's of arts in history from the University of Oklahoma. He then pursued his juris doctorate from the Oklahoma City University School of Law. He and his beautiful wife, Christi, have two sons, Brycen and Jarret. Steven works as General Counsel at WEOKIE Credit Union and serves on the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma City Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.


Debbie Rankin

Food Services Coordinator, since 2017

Debbie was born and raised in Harlingen, Texas and received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Texas A&M University - Kingsville. She has always enjoyed being in the kitchen. Debbie and her husband, Cole, joined FBCOKC in 2011 and have two adorable children, Maddie & Duncan.

"I love FBCOKC! We joined this church the very first weekend we moved to OKC and the church has been our family. Cooking, baking and hosting events is a passion of mine. I'm honored to get to serve my church family each week with a big family meal!"


Barbara Ward

Financial Services Coordinator, since 2009