Gabriel Hughes, Pastor/Elder
Pastor Gabe was saved at a very young age and has always had a passion for the word of God, helping others understand the Scriptures in their proper context. He started preaching in the pulpit at age 17, and had probably preached in nearly a 100 churches by the time he came to FSBC. He's the voice and creator of When We Understand the Text, an online video ministry viewed by thousands each day worldwide. He also hosts a daily podcast providing 20 minutes of Bible teaching each day.

Gabe and his wife Beki have four kids who are all homeschooled. His book 40 of the Most Popular Bible Verses (and What They Really Mean) is available on the WWUTT store page in both paperback and Kindle formats. Listen to Gabe preach the Scriptures daily through his online broadcast which you will find in the column on the right. You can e-mail him at

David Bliesner, Elder
Dave was a deacon here for over ten years, also holding the position of Chairman, before being nominated for elder in 2015. He's worn many hats and taught a variety of age groups, including our youth. Presently he enjoys teaching our middle schoolers on Wednesday nights, and teaches an adult Sunday school class on the weekends. Dave has a zealousness for Christ and a genuine tenderness for people, desiring for others to experience the love of our Lord. A retired army officer, he and his wife, Vickie, have been married for about 40 years, and have two grown children and two grandsons.

Chris Solano, Elder
Chris has a passion for missions having done missions work on two other continents, and aspires to one day devote himself full-time to sharing the gospel abroad. Chris has taught through Romans at our church, and is currently teaching a family class on Sunday morning through Ephesians. His wife, Adrea, chairs a homeschooling network in this area of Kansas. With four children of their own, the Solanos have a deep love for families, seeing them grow and flourish rooted in the gospel. They enjoy opening their home up to others and sharing long chats over good meals.


Jim Cadle
Archie Carpenter
Adam Bliesner
Aaron Dunn
Matt Micheel

Ministry Directors

Church Clerk
Adrea Solano

Church Treasurer
Vickie Bliesner

AWANA Commander
Julie Gyuran

Sunday School Volunteer Director
Amy Bliesner

Women's Ministry Director
Adrea Solano

Men's Ministry Director
Chris Solano

Tech and A/V 
Travis Gyuran and Christopher Solano

Food Pantry Coordinator
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