Elder, Senior Pastor
B. A. Theology, Appalachian Bible College.
ThM., Bob Jones University.
Derek is a founding member of Faith Bible Church.
Derek and his lovely wife, Cookie, have been married for almost 40 years.
Elder, Chairman of the Board of Elders
Jerry is a founding member of Faith Bible Church.
Jerry and his lovely wife, Sherri, have been married for almost 50 years.
Jerry and Sherri have four living children.
Joe is a founding member of Faith Bible Church.
Joe was born and raised in San Jose, California and graduated from San Jose State University. He retired from California State employment in 2008. Joe has a passion for missions and is the author of two recent books: Hebrews: Saved or Unsaved and The Nation Israel in the End Times.
Joe and his lovely wife, Diane, have been married for almost 27 years.
Vincent M. Bradshaw
Elder, Pastor of Family Ministries
B. A. Economics, Stanford University, with Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, 1986.
M.Div., The Master’s Seminary, Summa cum Laude, 2001.
Vincent was born in Seattle and attended Stanford University and The Master’s Seminary. Vincent specializes in Biblical Languages: Biblical Hebrew, Biblical Aramaic and Koine Greek. He also has proficiency in Latin, Arabic, Syriac and Ugaritic. Besides preaching from the Old & New Testaments, Vincent counsels and ministers to adult singles and couples.
Vincent and his lovely wife, Nadia, have four children: Josiah Abraham, Elisheva Hazzelel, Rachel Hadassah and Micaiah Ezra. With their children, they enjoy athletics, classical & worship music and the outdoors.
Elder, Pastor of Children’s Ministry
Viktor was born in Donetsk, Ukraine and immigrated to Sacramento in 1999. Viktor was educated in Nizhnegorsk and Simferopol, Crimea and is the former Senior Pastor of the Nizhnegorsk Baptist Church. Viktor ministers to children and native Russian speakers.
Viktor has been married to his wife, Fanya, for 37 years. They have four children.
Viktor and Fanya enjoy the outdoors, gardening, keeping bees and reading.