Deacons

VillageBaptistOKC is blessed with great servant leaders. We have over thirty active deacons to serve the church membership and meet needs in our community. We have a Deacon of the Week on call who can be reached at deacons@vbcokc.org.                     

Deacon Chairman
Ronn Cupp
Deacon Of The Week
Alan Farrell
Shepherding Staff
 
Pastor
Dr. Ryan A. Redwine, Ph.D.
*Husband to Stacy LeAnn (M.A. Missiology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2006)
*Dad to Seven Wonderful Kiddos
*Originally from Norman, Oklahoma
What I Do: Trust the Holy Spirit, Preach the Word, Undershepherd to our People, Lead Discipleship Initiatives, Lead in Prayer, Teach Theology, Cast Vision for Village’s Present and Future, Lead Missional Endeavors
Experience:
-Senior Pastor, VillageBaptistOKC, OKC, OK (2018-Current)
-Adjunct Professor of Theology, Swbts Shawnee Extension (Spring 2019)
-Senior Pastor, Soldier Creek Baptist Church, MWC, OK (2013-2018)
-Adjunct Professor of Theology, Swbts Shawnee Extension (Fall 2018)
-Adjunct Professor of Theology, Swbts Prestonwood Extension (Fall 2017)
-Adjunct Instructor of Theology, Swbts Shawnee Extension (Fall 2016 – May 2017)
-Senior Pastor, Eastman Baptist Church, Marietta, OK (2010-2013)
-Collegiate Minister, Wedgwood Baptist Church, Fort Worth, TX (2007-2010)
-North American Mission Board (NAMB) Missionary, Reno, NV (2005-2007)
-Lay Preacher, Kent’s Nursing Home, Fort Worth, TX (2001-2004)
-Lay Leader in Youth Ministry in churches in Oklahoma & Texas (2000-2004)
-Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Camp Counselor (1998-1999)
Theological Education:
-Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Swbts, 2017
-Major: Systematic Theology with Emphasis in Early Church Theology (Patristic Theology)
-Minor: Preaching
Dissertation Topic: “The Knowability of the Father in the Theology of Irenaeus”
-Master of Theology (ThM), Swbts, 2009
-Master of Divinity w/ Biblical Languages (MDiv/BL), Swbts, 2004
Undergraduate Education:
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Computer Information Systems, Southern Nazarene University, 2000
Life Verse: “. . . and whatever you do, do all for the glory of God.”  1 Corinthians 10:31
 
 
Student Minister
Jeremiah Orr
*Husband to Christina Orr

*Father to Three Wonderful Kids

*Originally from Augusta, Kansas

What I Do: Minister to the students of VBC and their parents through the power of the Holy Spirit in order exalt Christ by connecting with students for spiritual growth, service, and sharing of the Gospel

Experience:  Student Minister- VillageBaptistOKC (May 2019-present), Student/Worship Minister- The Way, Savoy Tx (2015-2019), Chaplain/Bible teacher- Morning Star Academy, Bonham Tx (2015-2019), Student/Worship Minister- FBC Savoy, Tx (2010-2015), Student/Worship Minister- Desert Spring Baptist Church, Reno NV (2007-2010), Student Minister- FBC Hawthorne, Hawthorne NV (2005-2006), Student/Worship intern- New Harmony Baptist Church, Salem MO (2005-2005), Missionary Team Member- Life Action Ministries, U.S.A. (2001-2003)

Education: B.A. Secondary Education- UNR, 2010; Attending Swbts in pursuit of a Masters of Theology
Life Verse: “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.”  Jeremiah 1:5
 
 
Music Minister
Allen Kimberlin
*Husband to Diane
*Dad to Two Wonderful Kids & Three Beautiful Grandkids
*Originally from Healdton, Oklahoma

What I Do: Minister to VillageBaptistOKC membership by leading them to sing praise and bring honor to Jesus Christ

Experience:
VilageBaptistOKC from 2010 – Present, Minister of Worship at First Baptist Atoka from 2005 – 2010, Minister of Music at Fittstown Baptist Church, First Baptist Wilson, First Baptist Tishomingo, Organist at Calvary Baptist Church in Durant and pianist at Parkside Baptist in Denison, Taught public school in Achille and Tishomingo, OK and Denison, TX
Education:
Bachelor in Secondary Education in Music and Piano Performance (Double Major), East Central University, Ada, OK
Life Verse:  “I will lift up my eyes to the mountains; From where shall my help come? My help comes from the Lord, Who made heaven and earth.”  Psalm 121:1-2
 
 
Children’s Director
Selynda Vass
*Wife to Curtis
*Mom to Three Wonderful Kids
*Originally from Moore, Oklahoma

What I Do: Minister to VillageBaptistOKC’s children and families and provide outreach to young families in our community

ExperienceCaseworker, Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children; Education Specialist, OKDHS Education and Training Voucher Program;

Certified Parent Trainer, NRCYS-OU; Life Skills Trainer/ Counseling Resource for children, Oklahoma Association of Youth Services; Proverbs 31 Ministries She Speaks Graduate; Breakout session leader for 5th and 6th grade girls, Associational Children’s Camp; Children and youth Sunday school teacher for 24 years; Bridge Ministry leader (4th, 5th, 6th grade) for 8 years; Within My Reach/ Arise Ministries Single Parent Mentor; Sparkle Girls Ministry Mentor

Education:

BA in Family Psychology, Oklahoma Baptist University

Life Verse:  “Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.”  Hebrews 12:2

                     Operational Staff
Church Business Administrator
Steve Damlo
Administrative Assistant
Kim Ice
  Food Ministry Coordinator
  Yugenia Ibarra