Our Staff

Bob Hassel

Pastor Bob Hassel came to Faith Baptist Church of Champaign in 1986. At that time, he was called to serve as assistant pastor. After four and a half years of serving in this capacity, the senior pastor moved away and Pastor Hassel served as interim pastor for about six months. During this time of looking for a senior pastor, the Lord seemed to be leading the church to consider Pastor Hassel.

Roger VanRaden

Pastor Roger VanRaden joined the staff at Faith Baptist Church as Assistant Pastor in 2014. Pastor Roger grew up on a farm in northern Illinois and was saved as a teenager. He surrendered his life to work in full time ministry and went to Bob Jones University where he studied Bible and music. There he met his wife, Kelly.

Brandon Tipsword

Brandon received Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior in December of 2005. He has had experience in various professional financial positions. Brandon joined the staff of Faith Baptist Church in September of 2014. Brandon was married to his wife Stacey in 2009. Brandon graduated from Millikin University with a B.S. in Business Administration.