Senior Pastors
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.

Resident Staff
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 and their beautiful daughter, Madelyn.

Jon received his bachelor’s degree in Religion and Philosophy from the University of South Alabama. At FFC, Jon has served as ministry coordinator, usher, door greeter, and sound booth technician. He is passionate about serving others and helping others learn how to serve.

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 has served at FFC for almost three years. Sarah was an instrumental part of creating our Sparks children’s ministry. Sarah also had the vision and helped start our FFC Cafe.

Worship Leaders/Youth Ministry
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.

Children’s Minister
Tamatha Graves

Tamatha was born and raised right outside of Chicago Illinois where she gave her life to God at the age of 13. In 1993 she moved to Alabama with her Husband Henry and their 2 boys, where she dedicated her time to her Husband and kids. She became a part of Faith Fellowship in January of 2018 where she felt God’s calling in her life to dive into the children’s ministry and soon after she was blessed to have all 7 of her grandchildren participate in the Sparks program. Tamatha was married for 30 years and in February of 2019 Her husband was called home to be with Jesus. She is grateful for her Church Family who has held her together with lots of love and support. Tamatha strives to show Gods love to others each and everyday. She enjoys leading the Sparks children ministry and has an amazing team of teachers!