Our Staff

  • Dr. Brad Adams-Senior pastor

    Dr. Brad Adams joined us as our Senior Pastor in 2017. He served as a senior pastor in Pontiac, MI for 10 years, and as an associate pastor in Springfield, IL for 5 years. Brad has a Doctor of Ministry degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, a Master of Divinity with Biblical Languages degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education degree from the University of Michigan. He and Robyn have been married for 16 years, and they have 2 boys, Tyler and Dylan.

  • John Haislip-Associate Pastor

    John Haislip Joined us in 2010 from Doniphan Mo where he had been a minister for 5 years. He is ordained to the Gospel Ministry. John has a very strong music background with both instruments and voice with which he leads music in our worship service.  His primary focus, however, is leading Osaze, our student ministry.  John and his wife Candace-Rae have been married for 10 years, and have 2 boys, Connor and Liam.

  • Cathy Kociscak-MINISTRY ASSISTANT 

    Cathy joined us as our Ministry Assistant in 2011. She has been a member at First Baptist Church since May of 1995. During her time as a member she has worked in the Children's ministry, serving as a preschool and 1st and 2nd grade teacher and worked with the youth, serving as a mentor and volunteer. When not running the day to day office of the church, Cathy volunteers in our Holy Grounds coffee café serving, doughnuts, coffee, and juice on Sunday mornings. She and her husband Ed also run our technology and media department for our Sunday Worship Service.