Pastor Spencer is passionate about the life transforming Gospel of Jesus Christ! In fact, you might say 1 Corinthians 2:2 is his life verse: “For I determined to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ, and Him crucified.”
Before coming to serve at First Church on Easter 2013, Pastor Spencer served in a plethora of church ministries ranging from youth pastor to associate pastor to lead pastor (in Iowa, Colorado, and Minnesota). He holds a B. A. from North Central University in Minneapolis, and is currently working on his M. Div. at the University of Northwestern in St. Paul.
Pastor Spencer has been married to his wife, Lisa (the woman of his prayers and dreams), since July 14, 2001. They have 2 children: Chloe & Josiah. The Keroffs homeschool their children, and strongly emphasize home discipleship in their marriage and ministry.
Pastor Todd joined the pastoral team at First Church on July 1, 2014. He assists the Lead Pastor in overseeing the life and direction of First Church.
Pastor Todd has had the privilege of being a full time pastor for over 20+ years covering states like Iowa, Florida, the greater DC area, Arkansas and Missouri. Some of his God-given opportunities include or have included: serving as Open Bible Central Region KidsMin Director, the Executive Operations Coordinator for Kidology, serving as a Global Kidology Coach, National Trainer for Kids Quest USA and Character Connex, a licensed coach for Open Bible along with several opportunities to speak at camps, conferences and seminars.
Pastor Todd is married to Rachel and has three incredible gifts from God by the names of Jenelle, Camille, and Zachary. Lastly he enjoys fishing with family, reads about 150 books a year, and all things Apple and gadgets.
Pastor Roger Cox has been attending First Church since 3rd grade and counts it a true blessing to have sat under so many great pastors. Pastor Roger and his wife Connie have 3 grown children and seven grandchildren.
Pastor Roger has served the church in many different leadership roles over the years and is now the one overseeing our Life group ministry for the church. Pastor Roger received his diploma in Bible and Theology studies from INSTE Bible College in 2013.
Pastor Roger has a passion for discipleship, wanting to see believers continue to grow in their relationship with Jesus throughout their life. As the pastor of Life Groups the focus will be developing personal friendships, knowledge of the Bible and to develop a growing relationship with our Heavenly Father.
Pastor Josh is the director of Harvest Bible Institute and a staff pastor at First Church of the Open Bible.
Josh has served as a lead pastor, student ministries pastor, and adjunct Bible professor. His most recent role was that of Academic Coordinator of Bible & Theology at Latin American Bible Institute and student ministries pastor at Fortress Church in San Antonio, TX. He has a M.A. in Theological Studies from Southwestern Assemblies of God University. Josh and his wife Zia have 3 kids, Ezra, Titus, and Jude.