Associate Pastor, 50+ Ministries and Pastoral Care
Fun, energetic, athletic, loyal and a man of God are the five words that best describe Jerry Miller
Always ready to share with others the hope that lies within him, he
strives to meet people's needs through the 50+ ministries at Edmond's First Baptist Church
Ironically, as a child growing up, Jerry
dreamed of becoming a dermatologist.
had terrible allergies and felt he
could really help those who had similar problems.
Instead, as a senior in high school the Lord called Jerry
into the Gospel Ministry while attending Falls Creek.
After completing high school at Memorial High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and graduating from Oklahoma Baptist University in 1977 with a Bachelors Degree in Music, Jerry attended Seminary at Southwestern in Fort Worth, Texas, from 1984 to 1987.
In 1987, he joined Edmond's First Baptist Church as Minister of Music.
When asked about his goals, Jerry
indicated his main focus is based on Henri Bergson's immortal words, "To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
knows God is still working in his
life, and the 50+ ministry will continue to be blessed with new relationships and ministry opportunities.
Thankful for new opportunities of service, Jerry
is thrilled to see people come to know the Lord, to see them grow and mature, and to be more like Christ.
In his current ministry, Jerry knows God is using him to minister to maturing adults and to disciple them into a greater relationship with Christ.
Jerry has been married for 30 years to Jessele Miller, Principal at Centennial Elementary in Edmond.
Especially relaxing for Jerry is the time he can spend at home with Jessele and their friends.
also loves to play tennis and to sit and play the piano after a day's work.