Our Staff

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Craig Lester

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

Ben Urban

Pastor of Student Ministries

Ben Urban is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry at Criswell College. 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 Lord

Office Administrator 

Sue has worked at the church off and on since 1998. She has worked as part-time staff as 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 Hall

Office Accountant

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

Gabby arnold

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. If you need her, you can find her laughing with someone nearby or asking someone if they need help. 
972-223-0000  Ext. 1310

Abby McMeans

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

Erica Good

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 Brown

Nursery/Preschool Director

Abigail Brown is a South Dallas native who is fueled by not only her love of children, but also her desire to see children encounter Jesus. Abby is supported by her husband, Jordan, and toddler son, George. Growing up in Faith Bible Church, Abby was taught to love Jesus in the same program she’s working in now. On Sunday mornings you can find her checking in families or taking care of our little ones!

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