Ryan Taber

Pastor • [email protected]

Born June 25, 1976, to believing parents, Ryan made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ at the age of 12. He grew up in the United Methodist Church, and in 1997, while in college, Ryan surrendered to the ministry. At college, Ryan was discipled by a Baptist campus minister and began attending a Southern Baptist church. In 2000, Ryan graduated from Oklahoma State University and began serving as the ministry director at a Christian sports camp where he met his wife, Jennifer. The couple married in 2002 and the Lord has blessed them with five wonderful children: Brady, Haley, Hannah, and twin girls Abby and Kate. Ryan was licensed to ministry in 2008 and ordained as a Pastor/Elder in 2015. He is currently studying at the BMA Seminary in Jacksonville, TX.

Ryan’s passion is to proclaim the truth of God’s word in a way that is Christ-centered, faithful to the text of scripture, and applicable to today. His greatest pleasure in ministry is to see people come to Christ through the proclamation of the gospel and to see them mature in Christ through the context of personal discipleship relationships.

Dalton Summers

Minister to Youth • [email protected]

Dalton is an Oklahoma native. He grew up in Broken Arrow, OK, and attended college at Oklahoma State University. During the spring of his freshman year of college, under the conviction of his sins, he repented and believed in Christ. During his time at Oklahoma State, he was involved with campus and local church ministry and grew to love the local church.

He is currently a student at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary pursuing a master’s degree in Christian Ministry. He is married to his wife Kenzie and has a daughter, Laurane.

Timothy Livingston

Minister to Children • [email protected]

Timothy was born and raised in Oklahoma. He responded to Christ in faith at the age of six. As Timothy grew in his faith, a desire to serve the church vocationally grew in him. In preparation, Timothy studied and graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University (B.A. in Biblical Languages) and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div. in Christian Ministry). Timothy and his wife Erin met at Oklahoma Baptist University, were married in 2018, and had their first child, Esther, in 2023.

Timothy seeks to teach the Bible in such a way that the supreme excellence and glorious beauty of Jesus would shine forth above all else, in the hope that children and their families would see this glorious Jesus of the Bible and come to know and devote their lives to him for his name’s sake. He also desires to come alongside parents, equipping and supporting them as they disciple their children in fulfillment of their God-given role as parents to train up their children in the way they should go (Prov 22:6).

“There is a deep need for biblical teaching in Children’s Ministry rather than the childcare and behavior modification mentalities that have prevailed in many churches. Children don’t need a different gospel. Children don’t need a lesser, easier gospel. Children need the same gospel that everyone else needs. They need the gospel of Jesus Christ that is able to transform and sustain the hearts of those who believe by grace through faith (Eph 2:8-10; Ezek 36:26).”

Lyndall Jones

Minister of Worship • [email protected]

Lyndall came to serve First Baptist Church of Piedmont in 2011. Lyndall graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University in 1995 with a degree in music education. He then received his master’s degree in music ministry from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Although a transplant from his home state of Missouri, Lyndall has served in music ministry (education and youth ministries) to churches since 1993 in Stratford, OK, Stephenville, TX, and Neosho, MO prior to joining FBC Piedmont. His wife, Kari, joins him in leading the music team as our pianist (among other roles). They have one son, Landon, and have been blessed to adopt their two daughters, Shiley and Braezlyn.

In addition to his love of music, Lyndall is a passionate fan of the St. Louis Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys, OKC Thunder, and the Missouri Tigers and Oklahoma Sooners football. He loves spending time growing relationships with people everywhere he goes and especially loves seeing people’s desire to grow in their walk with the Lord through small groups and one-on-one conversations.

Jennifer Robinett

Pre-School Director • [email protected]

Jennifer has always had a passion for children and teaching. This passion led her to become a preschool teacher in our weekday program, 373 Kids, for a few years before becoming the Preschool Director. Jennifer has been serving as the Preschool Director for FBC Piedmont since August 2015. Whether it’s during our weekday program, Sundays, or Wednesday nights, Jennifer absolutely loves teaching preschoolers, educating them about Jesus, and sharing the Bible with them. Her desire is to make sure Jesus is taught during the Mother’s Day Out and Private Pre-K programs during the week. Jennifer enjoys getting the parents involved by talking to them about their preschoolers and what is going on in their lives.

Jennifer and her husband, Regan, have been blessed with two daughters, Ava and Kaitlyn. Jennifer is very involved in both of her daughters’ schools and absolutely loves inviting everyone she meets to our church and to learn more about Jesus.