David Baker was born in Columbia, TN where he grew up in Santa Fe just outside the town limits. When he was twelve, his family moved to Ft. Madison, IA. From there he went into the Army eventually becoming a paratrooper. Having enough with all the world has to offer, Pastor Baker turned back to God and surrendered to preach. Having attended Hyles-Anderson college, David has pastored for over 18 years. He and his wife Laura have eleven children; David, Sarah, Alyssa, Jonathan, Mark, Darick, Grant, Laurissa, Cameron, Janessa and Carson.
Steve Wipf was saved while serving in the U.S. Navy. Feeling God’s call on his life while attending Pastor’s School, he decided to attend Hyles-Anderson college in Hammond, IN where he graduated from. While at HAC, Bro. Wipf had the privilege to learn under the leadership of Dr. Jeff Owens ministering through local Bible Clubs. He and his wife Peggy have six children; Craig, Joshua, Jason, Caleb, Jeffrey and Cedric.
Cheryl Perine serves as the secretary of Family Baptist Church. With over 13 years in the secretarial field, she brings her love for God and extensive knowledge of managing an office environment to our church. Cheryl has three grown children Jaime, Sean, and Matt. She loves spending time in her Bible as well as with her grand-kids.