Meet the Staff

Steve Olsen

Senior Pastor

Steve has served as pastor of FBC Canyon since 2011. He is married to Jayme, and they have two children, JP and Reagan. Steve is a graduate of West Texas A&M and Dallas Theological Seminary.

Gary Solomon

Associate Pastor of Music and Children

Gary has been on staff at FBC Canyon since 2001 and currently serves as our Associate Pastor of Music and Children.  He is a Canyon native who graduated from West Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology. He is married to Julie and they have three children: Hannah, Lydia, and Nathan

Drew Taylor

Associate Pastor of Local and

Global Discipleship

Drew joined the staff of FBC Canyon in October 2016.  He currently serves as our Associate Pastor of Local & Global Discipleship.  He has been married to his wife, Lindsay, since June 2005.  They have four children: Noah, Luke, Anna, and Reid.  He is a graduate of the University of Mississippi and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Andrew Self

Associate Pastor of Students

Andrew has served as the Associate Pastor of Students since August 2021. He is married to Tracie, and they have three children, Lydia, Malachi, and Abel.

DeAnna Sheets

Director of Counseling

DeAnna Sheets, M.A., LPC-S is a Canyon native and is employed at First Baptist Church in Canyon as the Director of Counseling Ministries. DeAnna began working at FBC Canyon in 2001. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Wayland Baptist University.In addition to individual, marriage, and family counseling, DeAnna leads groups in divorce recovery, grief support, and addiction recovery. 

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Jill Jackson

Director of Preschool Ministry

Jill joined the staff in August 2011. She currently serves as the Director of Preschool Ministry.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Math & Chemistry from Wayland Baptist University. She is married to Matt and they have four children: Audrey, Judah, Corbin, and Titus.

Emily Hinson

Local Outreach Coordinator

Emily has served on the FBC Canyon staff since August 2020. She currently serves as the Local Outreach Coordinator.  Emily is a graduate of West Texas A&M and is presently working on a graduate degree at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Scott Robinson

Financial Administrator

Scott joined the FBC Canyon staff as the Financial Administrator in September 2012. Scott is a lifelong resident of Canyon, and he received a bachelor’s degree in Marketing at what was then known as West Texas State University. He is married to Vickie and they have two children, McKayla and Zach.  

Vickie Robinson

Ministry Assistant

Vickie joined the staff at FBC Canyon in August 2011. She has served in several capacities since that time and she currently serves as a Ministry Assistant in the church office. Vickie is a native of Lazbuddie, Texas.  She is married to Scott and they have two children, McKayla and Zach.  

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Missy Lemons

Church Receptionist

Missy serves as both the church receptionist which she began in September 2021 and as the Counseling Ministry’s Assistant which she began in August 2020. She loves working in the many support groups and outreach ministries the Counseling Ministry supports. She helped start the Hope Recovery group that ministries to the homeless in 2014.  She has three children Hannah, Moses, and Hailey.  She is also blessed with two grandchildren McKynzley and Alijah.