Pastor 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."
Tim joined First Baptist Harrah in August of 2021. Tim grew up in Midwest City, Oklahoma where he and his family attended Country Estates Baptist Church. It was during high school that he surrendered his life to follow Jesus completely and a few years later surrendered to the Gospel Call to go into ministry. He graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University with a B.S. in Personal Training/Strength and Conditioning and a Minor in Youth Ministry. Tim has served as a bi-vocational and vocational minister as well as time within sports and recreation. He married his best friend from junior high and high school, Kathryn in 2018 and they have two wonderful boys. Tim enjoys most sports, but is partial to the true football (soccer) and doing things with his hands like wood working or DIY projects.
Preschool, Children's and Little Roots Director
Witney Harshaw joined First Baptist Harrah in January of 2021. Witney grew up in Midwest City, Oklahoma where she attended Meadowood Baptist Church. She graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University with a Bachelor's in Education and a minor in Cross-Cultural Ministry. Witney has served as a Children's Ministry Assistant at Meadowood and has taught 7 years in special and elementary education. She enjoys doing DIY projects, playing board games and kayaking. Her favorite verse is Psalm 139:14, "I am fearfully and wonderfully made."
Annette joined the staff of First Baptist Harrah as Administrative Director in October of 2019. She grew up in Puerto Rico and married her husband, Doug Ward in 2007. She holds a doctorate in Chiropractic. Her hobbies include cooking and traveling. Her passion is to serve God and people in order to show the love of Christ to the world. Her favorite verse is Matthew 22:37-39, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. 38 This is the great and first commandment. 39 And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. "
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.”
Regina Wright joined the staff of First Baptist Harrah in 2012.
Family Life Center Director
Dustin Dooley joined the staff of First Baptist Harrah in 2023.
Marivel Davis joined the staff of First Baptist Harrah in 2020.