Pastor Doug Forsythe
Pastor Doug Forsythe is the Senior Pastor here at Faith. A native of central Ohio, he has been in pastoral ministry for 37 years. He was ordained in 1979 and received a Master’s degree in pastoral studies as well as his seminary degree. He formerly served as Senior Pastor of congregations in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and Greenville County, South Carolina. As an Associate Pastor, he has ministered at Grace Baptist Church in Anderson, Indiana, as well as Grace Brethren Church of Columbus in Worthington, Ohio. He and his wife, Debbie, have been married for 42 years. They have two daughters – Jennifer, who is now with the Lord, and Jessica, a 2007 graduate of Cedarville University, who is a nurse in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Pastor Matt Otto
Matt Otto has been our Youth Pastor since 1995. He oversees our IMPACT Junior High, CATALYST Senior High and Adult Sunday School ministries. His strength lies in his ability to clearly teach the Word of God, and his vision is driven in the hopes of seeing teens develop a passion for the glory of God.
Matt and his wife, Krista, have been married since 1993. They have two children, Nikolas and Alexandra. In his spare time, Matt spends time with his family or enjoys a good book and a hot cup of coffee.
Matt is a graduate of Cedarville University. He has appreciated several opportunities to speak at summer camps, winter retreats, and youth ministry seminars. In addition, he has served on the Ohio Association of Regular Baptist Churches Youth Committee. Regarding his favorite Scripture verse, I Timothy 4:16, Matt says, “The formation of the saints and the winning of the lost begins with my personal spiritual intimacy with the Savior.”