Leaders

Senior Pastor Chris Terry

Chris Terry began his ministry at Pioneer Bible Church on February 1, 2017.  He is committed to faithful verse-by-verse expository preaching and teaching of God’s word for the spiritual health and growth of the church.

Chris has enjoyed serving in various ministry opportunities in the church since graduating from high school.  Before coming to Pioneer Bible Church, Chris earned his Bachelor of Theology degree from Tyndale Theological Seminary and served as an Associate Pastor for three years.

Chris and his wife, Rebekah, have three daughters; Miranda, Samantha, and Hadleigh.  Chris and Rebekah love serving the church and Rebekah enjoys supporting her husband’s call to ministry.  Chris enjoys traveling, reading, sports, family time, and spending time in fellowship with other believers.  He is a native of Arkansas, and Rebekah is from Tulsa.

 

Assistant Pastor Larry Harris

Larry and Diane Harris

Larry and Diane Harris

Larry Harris began his ministry at Pioneer Bible Church on August 26, 1986.

A native of Niagara Falls, New York, Larry served five years in the Nuclear Submarine Branch of the U.S. Navy. After his discharge from the Navy in June 1977, he enrolled in the Appalachian Bible College in Bradley, West Virginia where he graduated with high honors in May 1981 with a bachelor’s degree in Bible-Theology. From there he went to Salina, Kansas to serve as Associate Pastor of the Salina Bible Church from August 1981, until he accepted his present position at Pioneer Bible Church.

Larry is the Chaplain Coordinator for the Ponca City Police Department Chaplain Program and also serves on the Kay County Community Crisis Response Team. He is the first Chaplain to attend and graduate from the CLEET Law Enforcement Academy in Ada, OK.

He holds membership in IFCA International, Inc. and International Conference of Police Chaplains. He was ordained on June 20, 1982. He has also completed 30 hours of graduate school classes from Southeastern Bible College Graduate School and Dallas Theological Seminary.

Larry and his wife, Diane, have three daughters – Jennifer, Laura, and Melanie.

Elders

Chris Terry

  • Pulpit
  • Conferences
  • Leadership
  • Assisimilation
  • Worship/Praise

Larry Harris

  • Adult Sunday School
  • Small Groups
  • Outreach
  • Discipleship
  • Men’s Minsitry

Alan Borkenhagen

  • Children’s and Adult Sunday School
  • Children’s Church and Nursery
  • Missions
  • AWANA
  • Website

Dannie Clarida

  • Family Ministry
  • Deacon Interface
  • Women’s Ministry

Tim Klein

  • Finance
  • Youth

 

Deacons

Dave Larson

  • Head Deacon
  • Meeting Minutes
  • Giving Deposits and Records
  • Special Events
  • Sprinklers

Adam Gertken

  • Building Maintenance and HVAC
  • Church Security
  • Sports

Rick Thomas

  • Greeters
  • Filter Replacement
  • Special Events

John Lucas

  • Sound System
  • CD and MP3 Ministry
  • Thermostat
  • Supplies and Purchasing

Bruce Martin

  • Benevolence
  • Fellowship (Sunday Morning and Fellowship Meal)
  • Landscape Care

Other Leaders

Women’s Ministry Coordinators:

  • Anita Martin and Diane Clarida (Spiritual Life)
  • Diane Harris (Service/Helps)
  • Lynn Goodale (Celebrations/Events)
  • Betty Biedermann and Donna Borkenhagen (Decorations)
  • Rebekah Terry (Hospitality/Meals)
  • Cheryl Chanslor (Encouragement/Cards/Flowers)
  • LuCinda Daniel (Fellowship)

Nursery Coordinator:

  • Paige Larson

AWANA Commander:

  • Bruce Martin

Worship and Praise Coordinator:

  • Jill Klein

Quest (Youth) Leaders:

  • Todd and Betsy Johnson