Dr. Bradford Laubinger:  Senior Pastor

Pastor Bradford Laubinger was called from Kentucky to The FBC of Desloge in August of 2009.  He is a December 2019 Doctor of Ministry graduate (Expository Preaching) and a May 2019 Masters of Theology graduate of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO. A 2004 Master of Divinity graduate of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY and 1998 Bachelor of Arts graduate (Religion and History) of Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis, MO.  He is married to Becky for 21 years and they have four awesome children! 

Pastor Bradford was reared on a Franklin County, MO farm and remains very close to his rural heritage.  He enjoys cutting firewood, basic horticulture, cooking, canning, smoking meats and several sports.   He is also an adjunct instructor at Missouri Baptist University teaching Old and New Testament History at its Leadington Extension Center.  His desire as pastor of The FBC Desloge is for he and its members to be in a steady process of maturing in the Lord and seeing the Gospel transform the Mineral Area. 

Dooley Politte: Youth Pastor

Dooley was called as Youth Pastor in August of 2020. He leads the youth in Bible Study and plans many activities to keep them, engaged. The also takes the youth to  participate in 2 youth camps each summer. He lives in Park Hills with his wife Linda. They are parents to two sons and a daughter.

Rick Simmons, Director of Operations (full time)

Rick has been on staff for over 15 years and enjoys working with all the different groups of people.  His responsibilities include managing the entire daily out front and behind the scenes operations of the church and Family Ministry Center.  Rick is the primary overseer and coordinator of all maintenance, grounds, and custodial needs.  His philosophy of ministry is to ensure that everything runs as smoothly as possible at all times.  Rick is married and has two children.  
Julie Sutton, Administrative and Financial Secretary
Julie joined our staff in March of 2016. She earned an A.A. in business administration at Mineral Area College in 1997. She has  been married to Don Sutton for 29 years. They have 3 sons, and 1 granddaughter.   Julie enjoys interacting with all of our members while keeping the church finances organized and our church office running as efficiently as possible.