Becca received her Bachelor of Music degree from the UMKC Conservatory of Music in Kansas City. She is a composer, pianist, and vocalist. Her latest album "Scars and Stripes" is available for download. 


Becca is currently pursuing a Masters of Music Therapy degree from The University of Kansas. 


Also check out An Encounter to Worship on YouTube. 

Pastor Russell has been the Senior Pastor of BSBT since 1983. To learn more about him, visit our Pastor page.


Bev is an amazing Pastor's wife and is always ready to help in any way needed. Her hobbies include scrapbooking, creating unique crafts, and spending time with her kids.

Together with his wife, Margaret, Pastor Smith has been faithfully serving the Lord in the ministry since 1983. They have 17 grandchildren and love to travel across our beautiful country. 


Pastor Smith is an avid woodworker and is always turning something old or discarded into something spectacular!

Jack is the owner of JL Photography. He is a talented portrait photographer, serves as the worship leader for Sunday evening services and 10:45 ALIVE!, and leads our Youth group together with his wife, Christy. 


Jack loves to take amazing pictures, play guitar, and ride his motorcycle. He is also an Eagle Scout and stays active in his local scout troup. 


In addition, Jack runs our video ministry and along with Christy and the rest of the AV team help keep us going via our live streaming ministry.

Christy is the most amazing graghic designer and inspiring lady! She is responsible for all our multimedia, graphic design, printing, and leads our Youth group together with her husband, Jack.


In her free time, Christy loves to travel, read, and spend time with her loving dachshund, "Mocha".


In addition, Christyand the rest of the AV team help keep us going via our live streaming ministry.

Our Staff

Senior Pastor, James Russell & Bev

Pastor, Jim Smith & Margaret

Worship Leader, Becca Steiner

Media & Youth Leader, Christy Vaught

Praise & Youth Leader, Jack Vaught