Our Staff

Say hello to our staff at First Christian Church

Meet our staff

Jim Joiner - Senior Minister

Jim Joiner is the lead teaching minister at the church and has been in ministry for 35 years. Besides Florida, Jim has ministered in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and even New York. Jim has been married to Lisa for 34 years and has two daughters and two granddaughters. Women run his family. He enjoys all sports and different activities. Outside of golf, his favorite activity is hiking in the mountains with Lisa.

Chris Dorman - Worship Minister

When Chris Dorman isn't leading worship, he enjoys spending time with his family which includes his wife and 2 young daughters. Chris loves the Florida Gators, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Duke basketball. When he has free time, he enjoys playing golf even though he really isn't that good. Chris teaches Bible classes at our church and has been in the ministry for 12 years.

Kristi Faulkner - Children's Director

Kristi Faulkner is a Florida native and the mother of four children ages 2-13. She is also the stepmom to an 18-year-old college student. She and her husband met in 2001, while they were both serving in the military (Navy). Outside of working with the Children's Ministry, Kristi enjoys coaching JV Volleyball and Basketball at a local Christian School. She also enjoys crafting, drama, gardening, and baking. Kristi has a very deep love and passion for teaching children of all ages the stories of the Bible and the everlasting Love that Christ has for each of them.

Shannon Tenga - Secretary

Shannon Tenga works as our church Secretary. She is married and has 4 children and 1 granddaughter. She loves college football and having grown up in Nebraska, is a Nebraska Husker fanatic (like the rest of the state's residents). In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, wandering around antique stores, and going on little weekend adventures with her family.