Pastor GregPastor Greg Burdine
Senior Pastor

Greg has been senior pastor of Faith Baptist Church since 1994. He has been married since 1981 to Judy, a preschool teacher in Tecumseh. They have four children. Jennifer and her husband, Grant Felbaum, live outside Columbus, Ohio, and have two daughters, Savannah and Aubrey. Joshua and his wife, Haley, live in Manitou Beach and have two sons, Henry and James. Jill and her husband, Chris Henderson, live north of Dayton, Ohio, and have children Ellie & Evan. Justin and his wife, Shayna, live in Toledo and have a daughter, Esther. Greg’s passion is teaching the Word of God. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri and his Master’s and Doctorate degrees from Louisiana Baptist University in Shreveport, Louisiana. He has been in full-time ministry since 1982, serving churches in Iowa, Ohio, and Michigan. He likes to read, run, and play with his grandchildren.

“My favorite Bible verse is Romans 12:1 – ‘I beseech you, therefore, brethren by the mercies of God to present your life a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service.’ When we give our life to Jesus, it is amazing the blessings He gives us.”

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Pastor Chris Peoples
Associate Pastor

Chris has recently been invited to serve on the pastoral staff of Faith Baptist Church. Chris has been married to Bridget since 1997. They are blessed with four children: Jonathan, Joshua, Jordan, and Maia. He has served churches in Michigan and Indiana since 2000 as youth pastor, executive pastor and interim pastor. He has also been a speaker for Lake Ann Camp since 2006. Chris is currently leading our youth ministry and using his administrative gifts and experience in the overall ministry of the church.

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Barb RiceBarbara Rice
Office Manager
Barbara has been the part-time secretary of Faith Baptist Church since 2004. She has been married to Dennis since 1982. They have three children. Allison, a Certified Athletic Trainer, is married to Aaron Richardson and they live in western Michigan; Valerie is in the doctoral program at Ball State University studying psychology; and Paul works with video editing and graphic arts in Los Angeles.

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Staff Janitors_2679Karen & Curt Wilks

Karen and Curt have been married since 2005. They have a blended family of two girls, Ashley and Andrea and three boys, Timothy, Benjamin, and Adam (deceased). They have 11 grandchildren. Ashley and Andrea are both LPN’s, Tim works for Menard’s in Omaha, Nebraska and Ben drives semi for Schnider trucking. Karen & Curt have been working at Faith Baptist since 2012 as custodians.

Associate Pastor

Faith Baptist Church is accepting resumes for the position of associate pastor. You can read more about this fulltime position at Associate Pastor Job Description.

Please send resumes to: Greg Burdine, Faith Baptist Church, 3625 Hunt Road, Adrian, MI 49221.  Or you can email to:

The pastor and deacon board will review all applicants and determine the next steps. Please pray for God’s guidance in this strategic decision. Any questions or comments may be directed to Pastor Burdine.

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