Rick Ham

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Pastor Rick Ham has a passion to shepherd Christians and evangelize those who do not yet know Christ.  He is committed to preaching and teaching the infallible scriptures.  He has served as a pastor, evangelist, music minister, and hospice chaplain.  His wife, Ramona, is a faithful servant of Christ and the Church. She is a career elementary special education teacher.  Their daughter, Kayla, is a graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University and works as a sixth grade teacher in Moore.  She also serves the church as an elementary Sunday School teacher.  Not pictured is son, Christopher, who is married to Katy.  They are the parents of one daughter, Kelody.

Student Pastor

Nathan Crowson

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Nathan Crowson is a Biblical Studies student at Oklahoma Baptist University. He will graduate in May 2019 with a BA in Religion. While continuing his studies at OBU, Nathan is a member of the OBU cross country and track team. Nathan married Kaylee Large in July 2017. Kaylee also studies at OBU, runs for the cross country and track team, and will graduate in December 2018 with a BA in Elementary Education. Nathan and Kaylee are excited to build relationships with students and help them grow deeper in their walk with Christ. Nathan’s goal is to ignite the students passion for Christ by faithfully teaching Gods word.

Interim Music Minister

Dennis Mathews

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Dennis Mathews and his wife, Shellie, have been faithful members of New Life Baptist Church since September 2004.  Dennis has a real passion for God and a zest for worship through music to honor and glorify our Lord Jesus.  His primary goal is to bring lost souls to come to know Jesus as their personal Lord and Savior through song, testimony, and personal witness.  He also serves as the Sunday School teacher for the high school boys class.  His full-time, secular job is as a truck driver for Cardinal Logistics in Oklahoma City.  His wife also has a passion for Christ through music and sings on the NLBC praise team.  She is also the Women’s Ministry Coordinator and has the heart to serve in other areas as needed.  Her full-time, secular job is as an Administrative Assistant for the Office of Research Services at the University of Oklahoma.  They do not have any children but they do love dogs and have two furry “kids” of their own, Daisy and Jupiter.

Ministry Assistant

Janita Young

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