Pastoral Staff

Dr. Alex D. Montoya, Senior Pastor

Pastor Montoya has been the senior pastor at FFBC since 1972 and holds a Bachelor's degree in Latin American History from Biola University in La Mirada, California, and Master in Divinity and Master in Theology degrees from Talbot Theological Seminary, also in La Mirada. 

Pastor Montoya has served as Associate Professor of Pastoral Ministries at The Master's Seminary in Sun Valley, California and was previously Adjunct Professor of New Testament Languages at Talbot Theological Seminary. He is a member and former Southern California Regional President of the Independent Fundamental Churches of America International (IFCA).

In 1975, Pastor Montoya founded the Seminario Biblico Fundamental, which prepares Spanish-speaking men for the Gospel ministry. He is also author of Hispanic Ministry in North America (Zondervan, 1987) and Preaching with Passion (Kregel, 2000), and has shared his insights on church planting and evangelism to groups in the United States, Russia, Germany, Mexico and others.

Pastor Montoya and his wife Favy have adult, married children plus several grandchildren. On July 23, 2007, FFBC celebrated Pastor and Favy Montoya's 35th anniversary with the church. On May 11, 2008, in recognition of his long-time work as a pastor and professor, Pastor Montoya was awarded an honorary Doctorate in Divinity (D.D.) degree by the Masters Seminary. On May 10, 2009, Pastor Montoya preached at the inaugural services at FFBC's new Whittier church, and continues to preach and teach the Word of God to all who thirst for God's truth.

 
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Miguel Anaya, Spanish Ministry Pastor

Pastor Anaya has been on staff since 1993 and pastors Primera Iglesia Biblica Fundamental, FFBC's Spanish language ministry. He also serves as Director of the Seminario Biblico Fundamental. Pastor Anaya attended Western Washington University, the University of Washington and is a graduate of The Master's Seminary. Pastor Anaya and his wife Darlene were married in 2006.

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Simon Garcia, Pastoral Care

Pastor Simon Garcia, a former LAPD chaplain, oversees the pastoral care work at FFBC as well as Witnessing in the Neighborhood (W.I.N.), the church's evangelism outreach program.

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Board of Elders

Rick Fischer, Elder
Nelson Gonzalez, Elder
Tobie Mendibles, Elder
Rev. Alex Montoya, Senior Pastor
Ernie Morelos Sr., Elder
Frank RiosElder
Jose RivasElder
Arturo SalazarElder

Deacon Officers

Chairman
Alex Montoya Jr.

Vice-Chairman
Danny Parker

Secretary
Carlos Soto

Treasurer
Ernie Morelos Jr


Deacon Ministries

Audio/Visual Systems
Ernie Morelos Jr

AWANA Oversight
Alex Montoya Jr.

Bookstore Oversight
Carlos Medina

Building Security/Church Furnishings
Ernie Vela Jr.

Bus Operations
Ernie Morelos Jr

Chief Usher
Daniel Hernandez

Child Care Supplies
Joe Bonilla

Church Property Repairs
Joe Bonilla / Ozzie Arvelo 

Communion/Baptisms
Tony Ruiz

Computer Systems
Ernie Vela Jr.

Contribution Management
Carlos Soto

Fellowship Supplies
Carlos Medina 

Janitorial/Yard Maintenance
Ernie Weil

Parking Operations
Rudy Pineda Jr.

Special Assistance
Danny Parker / Ozzie Arvelo

Tape Ministry
Danny Parker