Chad Laird is the Lead Pastor/Elder of Truth Bible church. He and his wife Marissa both grew up in Colorado and have known ministry from an early age as both their dads were church planters. Chad met Marissa after graduating from Colorado Christian University (B.A. Communications/Broadcasting) and while serving in the Army on active duty as an Infantry Officer (Airborne/Ranger).
Chad entered full time ministry as a youth pastor (2000-2003) and later served as a college pastor (2004-2006) while attending The Master’s Seminary (Masters of Divinity in 2007). Chad and Marissa planted Truth Bible Church in 2008. Chad is a Biblicist who has a passion for preaching, evangelism, and discipleship. He invites you to join with him in praying for revival in America and for Bible preaching and obeying churches to be faithful in winning lost souls, discipling believers to maturity, and planting healthy churches worldwide.
Pastor Alden Laird and wife Sue
Pastor Alden Laird is the Executive Pastor/Elder of Truth Bible Church. He and has wife, Sue, moved to Maryland in April of 2016. Alden has been in full time minstry for 43 years, serving as a church planter/lead Pastor in the Denver area for 20 years (Hyland Hills Community Church), as an Administrative Pastor/Counselor/and radio co-host for 11 years (Life Fellowship Family Bible Church, Return to the Word Radio) in Westminster, CO, and the last 10 years as the Senior Pastor of Visalia Evangelical Free Church in Visalia, California. He has an undergraduate degree in music and Bible from Southern Nazarene University, a Masters in Biblical Studies (Pensacola Theological Seminary), and a Doctorate in Biblical Counseling (Master's Graduate School of Divinity). Alden enjoys golf, camping, and fishing and Sue loves sight-seeing, board games and spending time with their 12 grand children! Alden and Sue are certified Biblical Counselors with IABC (International Association of Biblical Counselors) and look forward to helping TBC with 1-to-1 discipleship/counseling and establishing a Biblical counseling center in Southern Maryland.
Elder Dennis Richardson and wife Donna
Elder Dennis Richardson- Dennis attended Penn State University and has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering , a Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics , and a PhD in Electrical Engineering. He also attended Baptist Bible Seminary, and completed most of their MDiv program. He currently works as a Radar Engineer at Navair. He is married to Donna Richardson.
Elder Calvin Holston and wife Alyssa
Elder Calvin Holston- Calvin attended Grove City College earning degrees in Marketing-Management and Communication. He currently works at Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant in Operations and has a Nuclear Engineering degree. He married Alyssa in 2010 and they have two sons Roman and Solomon (with a little girl on the way!).
Elder (candidate) Craig Jenkins and wife Brooke
Craig Jenkins is the Youth Pastor at Truth Bible Church. He and his wife Brooke have been married since 2003 and have 6 kids. They have been serving in Youth and Children's Ministry together since 2002. They met in Colorado and started serving together as Youth Leaders at LIFE Fellowship. They moved to Texas in 2004 and continued serving in Ministry at Countryside Bible Church where Craig later received training in a Pastoral Internship by XL Ministries from 2014-2016. Craig currently works at Calvert Controls, Inc. and Brooke is a stay at home mom