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Executive Minister

Brian Flood

Brian is a 1994 graduate of Ozark Christian College with a Bachelor of Biblical Literature Degree and a Bachelor of Music Ministry Degree.  He is also a 1999 graduate of Lincoln Christian Seminary (now Lincoln Christian University) where he received a Master of Arts in Counseling Ministry. 


Before coming to FCC in 1999 Brian served churches in Texas and Illinois.

Brian is married to Natalie and they have two adult sons, Jacob (Nicolette) and Joshua.

Brian enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and all forms of racing.  And although he is a proud Hoosier by birth he loves following OSU football and the Cleveland Indians.


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Teaching Minister

Larry Sams

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, participating in and performing with local theater groups, watching and playing sports (he watches more than he plays), golf and the Florida Gators.


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Worship Minister

Andy Russell

Andy grew up here at Faith Christian and officially joined our staff in early spring 2018. He graduated from Malone University, and also works at Off The Wall Music in New Philadelphia.

Andy loves to explore God’s creation by hiking, biking and rock climbing.  If he’s not on the side of a mountain, he can usually be found playing guitar or eating chicken wings.


Andy loves music and loves using it to praise our Savior and show our love for Him, both individually and corporately.

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