MEET OUR STAFF
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Mike Hogue is the Senior Pastor at Faith Bible Church. After a 22-year Air Force career, Mike retired and relocated from his assignment at the Pentagon to the DFW area where he pursued a ThM at Dallas Theological Seminary. After graduating seminary in 2017, he taught math in a public middle school for two years before God called him to be an associate pastor at a church in Midlothian, TX. After a little more than 4 years in that role, God called him to be lead pastor at FBC. Mike graduated from the Air Force Academy in 1991 with degrees in mathematics and operations research. After pilot training, he received a MS in Computer Science from Texas Tech. He was an instructor pilot in the KC-10A and the T-1A. Two days after graduating from the Air Force Academy, he married Heather. They have four adult children. Mike is passionate about Scripture and discipleship, loves a good game of racquetball, and plays guitar.
972-223-0000 Ext. 1300
Pastor of Worship & Arts
Craig Lester serves as Pastor of Worship & Arts at Faith Bible Church in DeSoto, Texas where he serves, both, on the platform as a worship leader and off-platform as a shepherd working to see the worship team and congregation alike love Jesus with their all and share the love they’ve found in Him with others. Craig graduated from Morehouse College in 2004, a historically black College in Atlanta with a BA in Music Composition. Since then, he has served in vocational worship ministry since 2005. Craig is a follower of Jesus, husband, father, pastor, and composer from Oak Cliff (Dallas), Texas. He currently resides in DeSoto, Texas with his wife, Malika, and their five children.
972-223-0000 Ext. 1200
Pastor of Student Ministries
Ben Urban graduated in May 2023 from Criswell College with a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry. He has worked with Faith Student Ministries as the College Director for over 5 years and as our Pastor of Student Ministries since August 2020. His heart for students is evident from your first conversation with him. Ben and his wife, Amanda, are experiencing the daily joy of raising their three boys while making disciples and expanding the Kingdom of God. You can always find him hanging out with a myriad of student personalities and his passion to model his life after Jesus' gives him the ability to uniquely connect with each one.
972-223-0000 Ext. 1100
Dr. Jerry Hull
Pastor of Children Ministries
A native of Illinois, Jerry came to know the Lord in a life-changing way through the personal testimony of a good friend. Jerry went on to earn his Bachelor of Arts degree in Bible Theology from Moody Bible Institute, and his Master of Theology degree and Master of Arts degree in Christian Education from Dallas Theological Seminary. He received his Ph.D. in Christian Education from the University of Biblical Studies. Jerry serves presently as Pastor of Children's Ministry at Faith Bible Church in DeSoto, TX. While attending Moody Bible Institute, Jerry met Cathy, his future wife. God has blessed Jerry and Cathy with three adult children and four grand daughters. Relaxation for the Hulls often involves music as Jerry plays the guitar and mandolin. Jerry also enjoys photography and water sports.
972-223-0000 Ext. 1010
Sue has worked at the church off and on since 1998 as part-time staff. She has been Adult Ministries Assistant, Co-Nursery Coordinator, and Children’s Ministry Assistant. In 2006, she was offered the position of Church Secretary which she has done since. She loves her job and the people she works with and interacts with on a daily basis! It has been her joy to be here. She was widowed in 2005 and has three daughters and one son (in heaven), three sons-in-law and 12 grandchildren!
972-223-0000 Ext. 1020
Karen is a certified public accountant and has been FBC's accountant since 1997 She is very thankful for a place to use her gifts to serve the church. Karen also has an accounting and tax practice that keeps her busy most of the year. She loves spending time with her children and grandchildren & building friendships with her neighbors.
972-223-0000 Ext. 1210
Student Ministry Assistant
With an enthusiasm for people fueled by her love for Jesus, Gabby is one of the friendliest people you’ll ever meet! She volunteers with music ministries, and still goes above and beyond to get her job done with Student Ministries and love our Faith Family well. Gabby is uniquely suited for multi-tasking while prioritizing the people around her due to her early career start in management. When she is not at the church, she loves exploring new adventures with her husband, Stephen, and daughter, Emma.
972-223-0000 Ext. 1310
Worship Ministry Assistant
Throughout Abby’s life God has continually showed her the deep healing and freedom that is found only in relationship with Jesus. She desires to continue deepening her relationship with Him, sharing His truth and loving those around her. Abby has always had a love for music and is especially passionate about worshiping God through music. She desires to use all that she has been given to serve His kingdom and magnify His name. Abby is married to her wonderful husband Mark-Andrew and they enjoy doing anything and everything together.
972-223-0000 Ext. 1110
Children's Ministry Assistant
Erica Good has always had a heart for children, the brokenhearted, and above all, Christ. Whether working or volunteering, she has served as an EMT, CNA, home healthcare professional, Missionary (5 yrs), and pre-school teacher. Her desire is to serve others while showing Christ's love and making Him known. Erica is married to Derek, who has served as a Deacon at FBC. Together they reside in DeSoto with their 4 children.
972-223-0000 Ext, 1120
Abigail was born and raised in the South Dallas area. Her passion for families and children makes this the perfect position for her. She is married to her wonderful husband, Jordan, who serves as a deacon here at Faith and has two young boys.
My wife, Deborah, and I have been members since 2005. We've attended LifeGroups and Bible Studies. I serve on the Worship Team and the Deacon Board. I was Deacon Board Chairman in 2015-2016. We are blessed to have 5 grown children and 14 grandchildren of various ages. We recently welcomed our first great-grandson into our lives. We love FBC and the light it provides in the community and the support to ministries world wide.
972-223-0000 X 1130
Mother's Day Out
Michelle accepted Christ as her Savior when she was 24 years old and has dedicated her life to living to make Him known. Her spiritual gifts are hospitality and helps. In addition to serving as Mother's Day Out Director, she also oversees the Coffee and Refreshment Bar and serves as part of the Women's Ministry Team. Michelle and her husband, Tim, have been married for 29 years and have six children.