Spreading God's Word
Spreading God's Word
The staff and leadership here at First Baptist Harrah is comprised of men and women who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have any questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them. You can contact the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Doug joined First Baptist Harrah in May of 2012. He grew up in Colorado and
previously served 7 years as a senior pastor in Woodland Park, CO. Doug
graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University and he also holds a Doctor of
Ministry degree (D.Min.) from Gateway Baptist Seminary. His passion is to lead
people to saving faith in Jesus Christ and help them to grow as His followers.
Doug married Carla in 2000 and they have three young children, Andrew, Ella,
and Brooke. He loves to spend time with family, read, work on the house, and
visit over coffee. One of the first verses he memorized is Proverbs 3:5-6,
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.
Acknowledge Him in all your ways and He will make your path straight.”
Brian Cloud joined First Baptist Harrah in October of 2014. He grew up in Del City and graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University with a degree in Church Music and attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served as worship pastor in Choctaw, Okemah, Pauls Valley and Houston. He is married to Kara Cloud and has two children, Pierce and Kaia. He enjoys Scottish cultural events, technology, science fiction, and going to OU and Thunder Games! His goal is to glorify God by leading others to worship Him. One of his favorite verses is found in Ephesians 5:19-20, "Speak to one another with psalms, hymns, and Spiritual songs. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ."
Witney Harshaw joined First Baptist Harrah in January of 2021.
Denise Wolfe joined the staff of First Baptist Harrah in October 1992. In all she has been a church secretary in OK and TX for 39 years. She moved to Harrah in 1968 where she graduated from Harrah High School. She also attended Oklahoma Baptist University. Denise and her husband, Troy, serve faithfully in volunteer ministries at the church. She has served in student ministry for 41 years. Her passion is to see youth awaken to the realities of faith in Christ. One of her favorite passages is found in Jeremiah 29:12-13, "Then you will call upon me and come and pray with me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.”