Our Staff

Monte Moran has been the Pastor at Bixby’s First Baptist Church since 2005.  He’s a graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Monte enjoys coffee, riding his motorcycle, reading, studying, and teaching God’s Word and spending time with his family and two dogs.
Shirley Pittenger has been the Ministry Assistant at Bixby’s First Baptist Church since 2009.  Shirley is married to Bob Pittenger who is the Senior Pastor at Living Oaks Baptist Church in Tulsa.  Shirley enjoys teaching Sunday School, singing in the choir and spending time with her family.
Jesse Thomason has been the Student Pastor at Bixby’s First Baptist Church since 2015. He is a graduate of Bacone College with a Degree in Christian Ministry, and a student at B.H. Carroll Theological Institute. He enjoys working with computers, sports, music, cars, reading, and spending time with his wife. Jesse loves Jesus and loves seeing students grow in their faith.