Pastor Paul Olson


Lead Pastor

My Family: My wife Denise and I have been married over 25 years and have 4 great children. Denise works as a secretary at the Chariton Middle School; Katy, our oldest, is a teacher in Kansas; Bethany and Sarah are teachers in Missouri and Caleb is a student at Southwest Baptist University.

My Story: I was raised in a godly home and came to faith in Christ my junior year of high school. Graduated from The King's College (NY) and received my MDiv from Denver Seminary. Over the years, I have served in various churches of various sizes. We have been in Chariton since September of 1990.

My Favorites: I am a life long, faithful New York Mets fan. My avocation is refereeing soccer. Also, my wife's eggplant parmesan and love my steaks medium-rare.

My Verse: Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowingthat in the Lord your labor is not in vain. --1 Corinthians 15:58