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Craig Lile


Office: 940.692.4220 x102
Facebook: pages/Pastor-Craig-Lile/170306769684636

Craig Lile is our Senior Pastor.  At the age of 21 he was called as youth intern here at Faith Baptist.  That position evolved quickly into an 11-year ministry as Minister of Youth in the church.  After pastoring two churches in Oklahoma and Texas for 16 years he returned to Faith Baptist Church in 1999.  Craig and Robin met at this church, married in 1987 and have two grown daughters, Charity and Susanna, and a grown son, Micaiah.  Craig Lile holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Midwestern State and an Advanced Diploma in Christian Studies from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary/Southern Baptist Convention.  In 33 years of fulltime ministry Pastor Craig has developed a special love for the Scriptures, especially in the area of equipping and mentoring believers.


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Larry Shields

Associate Pastor of Administration

Office: 940.692.4220 x124

Larry, a native of Jacksboro, TX and a graduate of Texas Tech University, has served our church as Ministers of Music, Youth, Senior Adults and Administration and has been back at Faith since 2010 (he first served 1975-1997).   As Associate Pastor of Administration Larry oversees buildings and property, insurance, calendar, budgeting and general administration of our church's life.  He also directs Faith Singers, our senior adult choir.


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Kyle Padilla

Minister of Contemporary Worship

Office: 940.692.4220 x106
Facebook: kylebpadilla

Kyle Padilla is our Minister of Contemporary Worship. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Commercial Music with a vocal emphasis from Azusa Pacific University in 2010, and he also graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary in 2014 with a Masters in Media and Communications with an emphasis in Worship. He has been involved with leading worship in many different churches, such as First Baptist Church of Euless and The Village Church in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas.  Kyle is married to Jeanna, the love of his life, since September 3rd, 2011, and they have two beautiful daughters named Hannah and Gracie. He has been at Faith since 2015 and is humbled to be leading our congregation in glorifying his name in song.


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Doug Burton

Minister of Music and Senior Adults

Office: 940.692.4220 x113
Facebook: doug.burton.3511

Doug has been at Faith since 2013.  Doug married his best friend over 30 years ago, and enjoys spending time cultivating that relationship.  He graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Pedagogy. He continued his education at West Texas State University (now West Texas A&M) with a masters degree in choral conducting, and at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he earned a Masters of Arts in Religious Education.  Doug and Linda have one son, Chris, who lives in the Austin area with his wife, Shelley along with Doug and Linda's new grandson.


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Caleb Parrish

Minister of Youth

Office: 940.692.4220

Caleb grew up in Wichita Falls, attending Faith and serving as a youth intern during the summers of 2015 and 2016. He graduated from Houston Baptist University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Caleb met his wife, Sarah, while both serving at a church plant in Vancouver, Canada. Married on May 19, 2018, they are expecting their first child Benjamin in late July. Caleb is passionate about leading students into a deeper experience of their faith and aspires to make lifelong, disciple-making followers of Jesus. He officially starts at Faith on May 1st.


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Beth Edfeldt

Director of Preschool and Children

Office: 940-692-4220 x122

Beth Edfeldt stepped in as the Interim Children's Director in August of 2015, and as of April 1st, 2016, she is now our Director of Preschool and Children. Beth has been married to Ben for 12 years and they have a son, Tucker, and a daughter, Libby. They have lived in Wichita Falls for 9 years. Beth is a graduate from Shorter University.


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Justin Green

Media and Tech Coordinator

Office: 940.692.4220 x110

Justin Green is our Media and Tech Coordinator. He is a graduate of Midwestern State University where he earned a Bachelor of Music degree, as well as having studies in music education. He has been a part of Faith Baptist Church since 2015. Justin has also been involved with technical aspects such as live sound, lighting, and overall production for many years.


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Sheryl Alexander

Pastoral/Discipleship Ministry Assistant

Office: 940.692.4220 x101

Sheryl has been on staff at Faith since March 1982.  She has served in many different capacities over those years.  Before coming to Faith she served as secretary at another church in the city for 4 years.  She has one sister, two brothers, three nephews, three nieces and two great-nieces whom she is very proud of and deeply loves.


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Loren Brock

Finance Manager

Office: 940.692.4220 x107

Loren Brock is our Finance Manager. She and her husband Marcus were married in June 2011. Loren is a graduate of Midwestern State University where she received a BBA with a major in Accounting and a MBA. She has been a part of Faith Baptist Church since 2013 when she started as Bookkeeper.


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Jo Ann Larimore

Families/Missions Ministry Assistant

Office: 940-692-4220 x100

Jo Ann is our Discipleship Ministry Assistant.  She has been married to her husband Stephen for 37 years. They have 3 grown daughters, 2 son-in-laws, and 5 grandchildren.  She returned to our Church in 2014 after living in Lubbock for 15 years, where she worked as the Office Manager for Harkins & Hancock Dentistry for 10 years.  Before moving to Lubbock they were members of Faith for 19 years. Jo Ann has been on staff since April 2015.


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Tonya Cunningham

Music Ministry Assistant

Office: 940-692-4220 x103

Tonya is our Music Ministry Assistant and comes to Faith Baptist with experience in higher education, real estate, medical field, retail, and child welfare. Her educational background includes a Bachelor's of Business Administration, Midwestern State University and a Master's of Organizational Management, University of Phoenix Online. 


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Don Wood

Building Supervisor

Office: 940.692.4220 x123

Don Wood has been working at Faith for 25 years. He has been married to Gene for 40 years, and he has a son, Josey, and a daughter, Sabra. God has taught him many things over the years, but the most important lesson he has taken from the Lord is the importance of patience.