Our Staff

Monte Moran

Senior Pastor

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.

Kevin Craft

Youth Minister

Kevin joined the staff as youth pastor in 2018. He grew up in the South Tulsa area and is a graduate of NSU and Southern Seminary. He and his wife Lianna have two boys that like to do fun things and go to Incredible Pizza. As a family, they enjoy most sports, spending time as a family, and traveling.

Crystal Wheeler


Crystal is a long time Bixby resident. She attended Northeastern State University. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. She stays busy with her  four beautiful kids. She enjoys  spending time with her kiddos, attending church activities, and walks with her family amongst other things.