Our Team

Ministry Staff

  • Randall Stotts

    Pastor
    816-229-9335 x.302
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  • Randall has been the Senior Pastor at FIRST since 2006. His wife, Donna, is a high school Science teacher, and they have two adult children, Ashley and Brooks.
  • Lee Sisney

    Worship Pastor
    816-229-9335 x.310
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  • Lee has been on staff at FIRST since 2007, leading our weekly worship services and overseeing all areas of media and production. His wife, Casey, is an elementary school teacher.  They have three children, Jennyfer, Sofia and Jose.
  • Matt Evans

    Pastor of Disciplemaking
    816-229-9335 x.345
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  • Matt grew up in Blue Springs, and has been at FIRST since he was a child. He leads our adult discipleship team and serves adult families and individuals, guiding them in discipleship and helping each person find their place of service. He is married to Ambrah, and has three children, Kaiden, Beckem and Avalyn.
  • Greg Griffin

    Adult Ministry Pastor
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  • Greg joined the staff at FIRST in 2012, and works alongside our other staff to develop Life Groups and assist in all areas of disciple-making. Additionally, Greg serves as the Executive Director of a nationwide men’s ministry, TGIW (Teaching God’s Infinite Wisdom). His wife, Sharon, is on staff at a local middle school. They have two adult children, Kyle and Kayla.
  • Terry Towles

    Adult Ministry Pastor
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  • Terry has been on staff at FIRST since 2012, and leads in several areas of adult discipleship and administration. He is married to Pam, who owns a local design business. They have 2 adult children, Janae and Jeremy.
  • Clay Withers

    Adult Ministry Pastor
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  • Clay Withers joined our team in the summer of 2014, helping us launch our Valley Campus.  He now serves both campuses as part of our adult discipleship leadership team, offering leadership to several of our adult groups and ministries. He is married to Lori, a high school English teacher. Clay and Lori have three grown children, a daughter-in-law and one grandson.
  • Brett Rains

    Valley Campus Pastor
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  • Brett joined our team in 2014 and serves as the Valley Campus Pastor.  He is married to Anna and has two children, Hudson and Finley.  Brett and Anna both grew up as children at FIRST, and they are excited to be giving back to the church family that ministered to them.
  • Rob Roush

    Student Pastor
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  • Rob has been the Student Pastor at FIRST since 2004, leading our efforts to reach and equip middle school and high school students.  Rob’s biggest passion (besides his own family) is helping students become devoted followers of Jesus!
  • Lindsey Woods

    Director of School-Age Children
    816-229-9335 x.308
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  • Lindsey has served on the team at FIRST since 2006, and leads our ministries to children in grades K-5. She is married to Shawn, and has two children, Tucker and Maryn.
  • Becky Blaine

    Director of Early Childhood
    816-229-9335 x.301
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  • Becky has been on staff at FIRST since 2007. She leads our ministries to nursery and preschool children. Her husband, Matt, works within a local school district, and they have two daughters, Avery and Kate.
  • Kim Danley

    Director of IMPACT Ministry
    Family Resource Center
    816-229-8030
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  • Kim oversees our IMPACT assistance ministry, which she helped our church to begin developing in 2000. She and her husband, Roger, have two adult sons.
  • Matt Sprink

    Global Pastor
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  • Matt joined the staff at FIRST in 2008 to lead our church’s efforts to love our neighbors well, both locally and around the world. He is married to Holly who is a nationally-known author. They have two children, Lucy and Mikias, and they are currently living in London where they love having spiritual conversations over curry.

 

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