Mike & Tammie Kelso
Both RHS graduates (class of ’88 and class of ’89 — we won’t say who’s oldest! ), Mike & Tammie both accepted Jesus Christ into their life as young children and were High School Sweethearts at RHS. Now they enjoy worshiping and serving the Lord together in ministry at FFC!
Mike has a BSBA and MBA from Mississippi College and worked professionally in the business world for about 20 years. Tammie worked professionally in real estate and property management. Together Mike & Tammie enjoyed working as Youth Pastors and then Associate Pastors at FFC! Now they serve our FFC families as Senior Pastors.
Youth Leaders Tim & Sandy Bellinger
Tim & Sandy Bellinger
While Tim is originally from the state of Illinois, in 2009 he made the decision to move to Robertsdale, AL. About 6 months after moving to the south, he married his lovely bride, Sandy, in which they now have two handsome boys (ages 5 and 8) and reside in Silverhill, AL. Tim served as a fire fighter for over 10 years until June 2018, where he felt God was calling him to focus more on ministry. Alongside ministry, he also works in the construction industry.
Through his time at Faith Fellowship Church, Tim has served as an usher, as well as helped with children’s ministry. He is passionate about serving others and really enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and watching football.
Sandy has been a member of the Robertsdale Community all her life, attending Faith Fellowship Church since the age of 11. She has served in many capacities within her church over the years, including children’s ministry, media ministry, and singing on the worship team. Sandy holds an Associates of Arts in General Studies and also has her cosmetology license. She works full time as a hairstylist at Mission 25 Hair Studio in Gulf Shores, AL. Sandy’s heart is to work alongside her husband and fulfill the call God has on their lives.
Both Tim and Sandy accepted Jesus Christ as kids and continue to live for the Lord, now serving in youth ministry together. Their passion is to see young kids open their hearts to a great God who loves them and has a plan for their future.
Ministry Coordinator/Children’s Minister Jon & Sarah
Ministry Coordinator/Children’s Minister
Jon & Sarah Brown
Jon and Sarah were high school friends that were separated by life after high school. Jon pursued a career in the United States Army for 8 years. He returned to Robertsdale after his service and reunited with Sarah. Both Jon and Sarah recommitted themselves to Jesus Christ on their wedding day and continue to live for the Lord, now serving at FFC. Together they reside in Robertsdale with their handsome son, Ian.
Jon is currently a student who is pursuing a degree in Religion/Philosophy. At FFC, Jon has served as an usher, door greeter, sound booth technician, as well as helped with upkeep of the church. His experience serving in so many aspects at the church helped prepare him for his position as Ministry Coordinator. He is passionate about serving others and helping others learn how to serve. He is also focused on helping men become “Men of God” through his Men’s Ministry at FFC.
Sarah has been a member of the Robertsdale Community all her life. She received her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of South Alabama. She has been teaching 6th grade in Fairhope since 2012. Sarah continues focusing on her love for children and God by serving as Children’s Minister at FFC. Sarah is passionate about showing children God’s love and teaching them to share it with others. She is also the leader of our FFC café which raises money for our children’s ministry.
Zach and Cursti
Zachariah and Cursti Christiansen
Zach has been in ministry since 2011, serving in multiple roles including youth pastor, college pastor, head of sound/media, and worship leader at different churches throughout Baldwin County. He received certification in Ministerial Studies through Berean School of the Bible.
Cursti served 6 years in the National Guard as a Chemical biological radiological nuclear specialist and now enjoys her work in the hospitality industry. From the moment Cursti was saved she has been on fire for God and has been eager to serve in whatever way she can.
Zach and Cursti met through work, quickly became best friends, and eventually fell in love and were married. They live in Bay Minette and they have 3 children, 2 beautiful little girls and 1 baby boy.
Dr. Dave & Linda Kelso
Pastor Dave Kelso has been serving the Lord in ministry since he was a teenager. At age 19, he was called to be a pastor and begin studying at Gulf Coast Bible College in 1969. He has a Bachelors of Theology, Doctorates of Divinity, Doctorates of Theology and Doctorates of Ministry. During his preaching ministry, Dave Kelso and his family went into full time evangelism, traveling across the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Pastor Dave was called to the Robertsdale area in 1984, and in 1985 founded Faith Fellowship Church and continued ministering at FFC until December of 2017.
Pastor Dave his wife, Linda, have been married for over 25 years. Together they have 5 children and 12 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild!