"Therefore, I exhort the elders among you, as your fellow elder and witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a partaker also of the glory that is to be revealed, shepherd the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and not for sordid gain, but with eagerness;  nor yet as lording it over those allotted to your charge, but proving to be examples to the flock. And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory."

— 1 Peter 5:1–5

  • Geoffrey R. Kirkland


    Geoff grew up in St. Louis and then moved to LA to go to the Master's College. God saved Geoff in 2001. Geoff loves studying, preaching, and discipling men in the truth of the Word. But most of all, Geoff's passion is to shepherd his wife, Elizabeth, and five children: Hezekiah, Tikvah, Emunah, Kesed, and Ahavah. Geoff is a graduate of The Master's College (BA), The Master's Seminary (MDiv and ThM), and Baptist Bible Seminary (PhD).

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  • Lance Quinn

    Off-Site Elder-Shepherd

    Lance served as associate pastor at Grace Community Church in Los Angeles for 10 years. Then, Lance served as pastor of The Bible Church of Little Rock for 15 years before transitioning back to Southern California in 2011.

    Since Lance's heart is to shepherd his own flock and his gifts are in counseling and expository preaching, he was excited to become the founding and senior pastor of a new ministry, Thousand Oaks Bible Church. This church plant launched its first worship service on January 4. 2015 and grew between then and October, 2016 when Lance and TOBC joined Bethany Church On The Hill to advance the Kingdom of God together in Thousand Oaks and beyond.

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  • Randy Kirkland


    Randy has served at CFBC since mid-2011 when it began and has faithfully taught the Word, shepherded a CARE group, discipled men, and engaged in regular evangelistic outings with the flock. Randy is committed to shepherding the flock of God and teaching the truth of God's Word so as to protect the Church from false doctrine. Randy is married to Dianne and they have one son.

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