Ron graduated from Ozark Christian College in 1991. He was ordained by his home congregation, Tyro Christian Church. He had youth ministries at First Christian Church of Clinton, OK and First Christian Church of Miami, OK. He was the pastor of Bethany Christian Church in Miami, OK before moving to Anthony in February of 2016.
Ron and his wife Shirley have 5 children: Heather Downey and her husband Jarrod, Zack Atkinson and his wife Stephanie, Kaleb Eden, Kendall Eden and Kory Eden. And 4 grandsons: Natan, C.J., Brendan and Cooper.
Ron is fan of: Kansas Jayhawks, KC Chiefs and KC Royals. He enjoys: golf, fishing and going on motorcycle rides with Shirley.
B.A. Manhattan Christian College
M.A. Emmanuel School of Religion
Ed is married to Diana Preston and is celebrating their 33th anniversary. They have 2 married sons:
Brian(teacher), and his wife, Sarah(lawyer) living in Kansas City area with our grandsons- Clark and Boston, and Keith(computer consultant) and his wife, Valerie(artist) living in the Kansas City area. Ed has traveled as an Evangelist, has been a preaching, Associate, Youth and Children's Minister and enjoys video production and computer related activity.
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Movie: "Star Wars"
Favorite Scripture: Mark 10:27
"With God all things are possible".
Favorite Soda: Pepsi
Favorite Hobby: Photography and electronics
Charlene is a retired optician and, has had a plethora of other occupations. From carnival carne, shoe salesman, teacher, interim children’s minister, community organizer to many others too numerous to mention. She has been married to her Husband Steve for 38 years, they have traveled all over the world during Steve’s 22 years in the military and his positions in the Food Industry. They have 4 children Jeremy White, Billy White, Chris White and Lydia White and 12 grandchildren. She has lived in Anthony for most of the last 13 years and has worked at the church in different capacities for the last 5 years. Charlene enjoys singing,sewing, crafting, home remodel, gardening and spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys long motorcycle rides with Steve.