Meet The Staff

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Pastor Samuel Walker and wife Heather: Pastor Sam graduated from Colorado Christian University after studying Biblical Studies with a language emphasis (Hebrew/Greek).  He has served in positions of leadership and Christian ministry since 1989 and on short term missions in several countries. Sam met his wife, Heather while serving the Lord on a short term mission trip.  They had both begun to explore their Jewish Roots and incorporate what they were learning with their faith. This study has added depth and richness to his teaching and preaching.    In November 2010 Pastor Sam accepted the call from First Baptist Church Paradise as Senior Pastor.  Heather Walker serves as the Administrative Assistant for the church.


Pastor Michael Howard and wife Bobbie:(recently retired) Pastor Mike was ordained in 1996 with Calvary Chapel He has been serving in ministry ever since.  Mike is retired from a 20 year air-force career where he served with great distinction and received accommodations.  Pastor Mike started leading worship at FBCP  in 2016 and joined the pastoral staff shortly after the campfire November 8th 2018.  Mike has recently retired from full time ministry at FBCP.