Bob Lilly

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Our Pastor, Robert A. (Bob) Lilly came to us in 2009 after pastoring 21 years in Baltimore, Maryland.

Pastor Bob graduated from Southwest Missouri State University. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Education and taught Industrial Education and worked in the refrigeration industry before sensing God's call to ministry.

Pastor Bob holds a Masters of Divinity from Midwestern Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri. He also graduated with a Th.D. in 1988 from Andersonville Baptist Seminary in Camilla, Georgia.

Our pastor enjoys going on mission trips and has traveled to Israel seven times. He would like everyone to have the opportunity to walk where Jesus walked.

He also enjoys hunting and fishing and the outdoors. He especially enjoys traveling with his wife, Pam.

Youth & Community Outreach Pastor

Travis Boyt

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Travis and his wife, Amanda, have four children: Hailee is 9, Holden is 5, Hope is 3, and Hudson is 1. Travis is in his last semester at Midwestern where he will be attaining his Bachelors in Christian ministry. Travis enjoys riding bikes with his kids and playing video games. His favorite verse is Romans 1:16 “For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.” Travis has served in ministry since 2011 at different capacities. Travis' goal for his ministry is make disciples who make disciples.

Music Minister

Joshua Chism

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Joshua Chism, Music Minister 

Joshua has been joyfully serving the Lord as the Minister of Music since February 2014.  He graduated from Missouri State University in 2010 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education and Composition and he is grateful to serve the Lord at Richland FBC.  

Joshua has a passion for the Lord, music, and education. At Richland FBC, all three of those passions come together. He enjoys the outdoors, traveling, and card games. 

Children's Director

Nicole Anderson

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Nicole has been working with our Children's Department since 2015. She is a wife and mother of two. She graduated with a BA in Spanish from Southeast Missouri State University in 2004, and graduated with her MA in Intercultural Studies from Lincoln Christian University in 2016. She loves to travel and learn about new people and places. She also loves reading and spending time outdoors, especially hiking with the kids.

Facility Caregivers

Jeff & Phyllis Kelley

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Jeff and Phyllis joined our staff in 2019, and they do a wonderful job of keeping our church clean and tidy between events, services, and various church activities.


Carol Giedinghagen

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Carol joined the staff as secretary/bookkeeper in 2014. Carol is a Missouri native, growing up in Ferguson. Carol is reponsible for administering the tasks and functions of the church office in concert with the daily service practices of the ministerial staff.

   May 2019   
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