Our senior pastor Rob Signs preaches God’s Word verse by verse to exalt God and equip the saints for Christian ministry. He served in youth ministry for nearly twenty years in Texas and California prior to shepherding the flock here in Joplin. He is a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas and the University of Texas at Arlington.
With the desire to help others answer the eternally important question, “what is the gospel?” Rob’s ministry focus includes expository preaching, discipleship and evangelism.
He and his wife Amy have have been blessed with three children: Micah, Titus, and Zoe.
Rex Wakefield was called to serve on staff in September 1997. He attended Baylor University before transfering to Oral Roberts University where he recieved his Bachelor of Music Education. He married Jan Wakefield on May 2, 1977. He received his Master of Music degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Rex and Jan have three grown children: Jason, Jonathan and Jordanna.
Ed Willoughby is our Associate Pastor of Family Ministry. He came to us in September 2006. Before coming to Fellowship, Ed served in camp ministry for over 6 years. Ed graduated from the University of Arkansas, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Ed and his wife, Diane, have two daughters Camdyn and Kendyl.
Ed’s passion is discipling teenagers, college football, and history.