Pastors & Staff

Earl  Stephenson


Earl was raised on a farm south of Hobart, Oklahoma. His daddy was a bricklayer and farmer. His mom stayed home and raised Earl and his three siblings. Earl and his wife Nancy met when they were in third grade. They married in 1978. Earl walks his two Brittany Spaniels every morning. During the winter months, Earl enjoys pheasant hunting in Kansas and quail hunting in Oklahoma.
Earl began his ministry at Weatherford First Baptist Church on August 5, 2001. He was licensed to preach in the Washington Street Baptist Church in Hobart, Oklahoma at the age of fourteen and ordained to the ministry at age twenty-one by the same church. He has served as pastor of the First Baptist Church, Holdenville, Oklahoma (1993-2001); Harmony Baptist Church, Atoka, Oklahoma (1983-1993); Associate Pastor of the First Baptist Church, Hobart, Oklahoma (1979-1980); and pastor of the Bessie Baptist Mission, Bessie, Oklahoma (1977-1979).
He and Nancy have two grown children – Jason and Lynn (married to Michael) and one granddaughter, Erin.
*Master of Divinity, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
*Bachelor of Arts, Oklahoma Baptist University
Ordained to Ministry, 1978
Licensed to Ministry, 1971

Brennan King

Associate Minister of Worship and Communication

Brennan began serving as full-time Worship Minister in February, 2020. Before that time, he had been a high school History Teacher, an active member of the FBC Worship Team, and Interim Worship Minister before God called him into full-time vocational ministry. Brennan grew up near Binger, OK on a peanut farm, the son of a farmer and a teacher. Brennan met his wife, Sarah, while attending SWOSU. They were married in June, 2008. Sarah is an Instructor of Accounting at SWOSU. Brennan and Sarah have three children; Roxi (born Oct. 2010), Connor (born Nov. 2014), and Logan (born April 2019). Brennan enjoys spending time with his family and friends, playing music, camping, producing photo and video projects, watching movies, reading, Chess, BBQing, and playing sports.

*Bachelor of Arts in History Education - Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Licensed to Ministry, 2020

Seth Odam

Associate Minister of Youth and Missions

Seth began serving our students full-time in March 2020. He grew up in Tuttle, Oklahoma to the son of a teacher and coach and school secretary, so school and sports were always a priority. Most evenings were spent playing or watching sports, both things he enjoys to this day. After graduation from high school in 2013, Seth moved to Weatherford to attend SWOSU. While at SWOSU Seth grew to love the community of Weatherford, and specifically the church body at FBC Weatherford. Walking through these doors in the fall of 2013 and getting involved in the college ministry gave me a family when I didn’t have one.
Before saying yes to vocational ministry Seth had been working as an admissions recruiter for his alma mater. Seth has been active in serving students dating back middle school. His passion for students began with helping at Vacation Bible School and being a sponsor for pre-teen camp, and that slowly grew into being the volunteer student leader at Heritage Family Baptist Church in Tuttle for two years during college.
Seth enjoys playing golf and basketball, watching high school sports, playing board games, cooking, and rooting for the OKC Thunder.
*Master of Business Administration - Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 2019
*Bachelor of Science in Health Science - Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 2017
Licensed to Ministry, 2020

Allison Kendall

Associate Minister of University and Discipleship

Allison was raised in the small town of Laverne, Oklahoma. Her father is a farmer/rancher and her mom was an elementary teacher Allison attended Oklahoma State University and graduated with a degree in elementary education. OSU is where she met her husband Joel and were married in January of 1994.
Allison and Joel made their home in Weatherford in 1998 and became members of First Baptist Church. Allison worked for Weatherford Public School for many years until 2017. She began taking classes at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary to work on her masters in Biblical Counseling. Allison accepted the interim to help with university students in 2020 and now holds the position of Minister of University and Discipleship. Allison and Joel have two sons, Lane and Ethan.

Michael David

Associate Minister of Children and Families

Michael and his wife Brandy have been married since  1993. They have 4 kids and two daughter in laws. Michael enjoys hunting and attending sporting events. Michael joined the staff the summer of 2021. He has served in ministry for  over 20 years in youth, camp and childrens ministry.  He attended OBU but graduated from SBU in Bolivar, MO in  January of 2000 with a degree in Religious Education.

Mikylin Sweet

Assistant Minister of University and Youth

Mikylin went to High School in Katy, TX (near Houston) but has always had family in Oklahoma so this is where she came for the holidays. When it was time to go to college she chose SWOSU, her dad’s alma mater, because it felt like home with family so close. She played 4 years of collegiate soccer at SWOSU, received a bachelors in Exercise Science in May of 2021 and served as the university intern for 2 years. Following graduation, she married Braden Sweet who also attended SWOSU and played football. Weatherford made such a huge impact on who they are that they decided to stay and pour into the community that has poured so much into them.
In Katy, she was heavily involved in a youth group where she got the opportunity to meet weekly with girls her age and talk about the bible, be disciplined, serve on many mission trips and really grasp what it meant to own her faith and live it out. She saw the impact that ministers, both men and women, had on her walk by encouraging her and teaching her God’s standard. She has always desired to do the same for other students. It's an honor to get to do life with both youth and university students while also sharing biblical truth.

*Bachelor, Exercise Science, May 2021.