brianbwBrian Flood – Minister of Discipleship and Administration

Brian is a 1994 graduate of Ozark Christian College with 2 Bachelor Degrees in Biblical Literature and Music Ministry.  He is also a 1999 graduate of Lincoln Christian Seminary (now Lincoln Christian University)  where he received a Master of Arts in Counseling Ministry. Brian has been married to Natalie for 21 years and they have two sons, Jacob and Joshua. Brian enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, all forms of racing but especially NASCAR, politics and Indiana Hoosier basketball. Email Brian at





Larry Sams – Preaching Minister

Larry is a 1994 graduate of Ozark Christian College with a Bachelor of Biblical Literature degree. In 1999, he married Megan.  They have two daughters, Molly and Caroline. Before joining the staff of FCC, Larry held ministries in Florida and Illinois. Larry’s interests include spending time with his family, watching and playing sports (he watches more than he plays), reading, golf and the Florida Gators. Oh and you may have heard – he’s a Chicago Cubs fan!  Email Larry at






Nathan Downs – Associate Minister:  Young Adults and Groups

Nathan has been on the staff at Faith Christian Church since January of 2006. He graduated from Huntington College (now Huntington University ) with a degree in youth ministry in 2005. He’ll play just about any sport, and his three loves are Indianapolis Colts football, skyline chili, and his beautiful family:  wife Kelly and his two children Jessalyn and Joah.  Nathan and Kelly will soon be adopting a son from The Philippines. Email Nathan at





Natalie Osborne — Children’s Minister

Natalie grew up in Colorado and recently graduated from Ozark Christian College with a Bachelor’s degree in Christian Ministry. She has always had a heart for kids and feels very blessed to work with the kids and families at FCC. When she is not aspiring to be a Disney princess, Natalie enjoys hanging out with friends, watching movies, reading, and eating Mexican food.  Contact Natalie —





Tessa Stutzman – Early Childhood Coordinator

Tessa grew up as a preacher’s kid near Sherrodsville, OH and graduated from Kent State in 2006. After college, she met Chris Stutzman on a blind date and married him about a year later. They now live in Bolivar with their two little rascals, Jack and Mia. Tessa stays at home with her kids and loves cooking, being outside and spending time with family.   Email Tessa at






Charity Waugh – Office Manager/Jedi Master

Although she is a familiar face to Faith Christian Church, Charity is new to the secretary positon.  She is a 1996 graduate of Ohio University and grew up in southern Ohio.  Charity lives in New Philadelphia with her wonderful husband, Thom.  She has twin daughters, Josie and Carly, and a Facebook famous son, Brad.  When she isn’t at Chipotle or Panera Bread,  Charity enjoys art, ceramics and watching football.

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