Charles Specht is the Senior Pastor of Faith Baptist Church. He came to FBC on December 11, 2011 on an interim basis only, and was then unanimously voted in as the permanent pastor effective June 1, 2012. Charles serves the English-speaking congregation at FBC, preaching during the main Sunday morning and evening worship services, along with teaching the adult Bible study both Sunday morning and Wednesday evening.
Prior to joining the pastoral staff at FBC, Charles served as an Associate Pastor at Madera Baptist Church in Madera, California. He attended The Master’s Seminary in the late 1990′s, and is currently enrolled at Southern California Seminary. On his personal blog he writes about Christian leadership and is also the community facilitator for a website that serves aspiring Christian writers called GodlyWriters.com. His first book (REVEALED: God’s Will For Your Life) was released in 2013. Charles is married to his wife, Kathy. They have three biological children (Camden, Brady, and Amelia) and two adopted children from China (Charlotte and Luke).
Victor Ordonez is the Associate Pastor of Faith Baptist Church, is a godly man of prayer, and leads the Spanish-speaking congregation at FBC. He teaches the adult Spanish Sunday school Bible study, preaches during the Sunday morning and evening Spanish worship services, and also leads the Wednesday evening Spanish Bible study.
Victor and his wife, Dora, have been an integral part of Faith Baptist Church since May 2002.
Both Victor and Dora were saved as a result of door-to-door evangelism in their adult years, and they both carry on active evangelistic ministries around the neighborhoods of Strathmore.
Debbie Baldwin is the church secretary at Faith Baptist Church and has served in this capacity for many years now. She handles most of the daily office functions, paperwork, as well as creating the weekly church bulletins, prayer bulletins, and also serves on a number of church ministry committees.
She and her husband, Delbert, have been members of the church since 1982. They have five children who all grew up at FBC.