Roger is our Senior Pastor. He began attending FBC in August 1983 as an associate pastor and became Senior Pastor in November 1990. In addition to his pastoral duties at FBC, Roger also teaches in the various Masters’ and Doctoral classes at Phoenix Seminary and has served as Director of Mentoring at Phoenix Seminary. Local, national and international ministry for Roger has included school boards, compassion ministries, para-church work, conference speaking and Bible teaching. In the last couple of decades many men and women were launched into full-time ministry by FBC-Tempe through various training programs called Pastor-in-Training, Leader-in-Training and Missionary-in-Training. Any willing person can serve God. See our Mentoring Leaders web page. Roger and his wife, Dianna, have two daughters, Sharon and Sharmon. Roger is an Arizona native and enjoys carpentry, fishing and dreaming.
“A Faith Not Like Demons”
James 2:18-19 English Standard Version (ESV)
18 "But someone will say, “You have faith and I have works.” Show me your faith apart from your works, and I will show you my faith by my works." 19 "You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder!"