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.


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.


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

Nelson Gonzalez, Elder
Ed Guerra, Elder
Tobie Mendibles, Elder
Rev. Alex Montoya, Senior Pastor
Ernie Morelos Sr, Elder

Deacon Officers

Ozzie Arvelo

Danny Parker

David Alvarez

Ernie Morelos Jr

Deacon Responsibilities

Audio/Visual Systems
Ernie Morelos Jr

AWANA Oversight
Carlos Soto

Tony Ruiz

Bookstore Oversight
Carlos Soto

Building Maintenance/Janitorial 
Ozzie Arvelo / Joe Bonilla

Building Security
Danny Parker

Chief Usher
Tony RuizErnie Weil

Child Care Supplies
Carlos Soto

Church Property Repairs
Joe Bonilla / Ozzie Arvelo 

Computer Systems
Ernie Morelos Jr

Contributions Management
David Alvarez

Fellowship Supplies
Ernie Weil 

Parking Operations
Danny Parker

Special Assistance
Ozzie Arvelo / Ernie Weil

Tape Ministry
David Alvarez

Yard Maintenance
Joe Bonilla