Church is not something you go to, it's a family you belong to.


*Staff pictured L-R: Ed Preston, Shelly Koehn, Ron Eden, DeJay Vaughn, Jessie Mock, Kelly Rucker

Senior Minister

Ron Eden

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Ron graduated from Ozark Christian College in 1991. He was ordained by his home congregation, Tyro Christian Church. He had youth ministries at First Christian Church of Clinton, OK and First Christian Church of Miami, OK. He was the pastor of Bethany Christian Church in Miami, OK before moving to Anthony in February of 2016. 
Ron and his wife Shirley have 5 children: Heather Downey and her husband Jarrod, Zack Atkinson and his wife Stephanie, Kaleb Eden, Kendall Eden, Kory Eden and his wife Haylee. And 6 grandsons: Natan, C.J., Brendan, Cooper, Gideon and Alexander. 
Ron is fan of: Kansas Jayhawks, KC Chiefs and KC Royals. He enjoys: golf, fishing and going on motorcycle rides with Shirley.

Associate Minister

Ed Preston

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B.A.  Manhattan Christian College
M.A.  Emmanuel School of  Religion 

Ed is married to Diana Preston and is celebrating their 41st anniversary. They have 2 married sons:
Brian (teacher), and his wife, Sarah (lawyer) live in the Kansas City area and
Keith (computer consultant) and his wife, Valerie (artist) live in the Los Angeles area. They have 6 grandchildren- Clark, Boston, Anna, Jack, Fiona and Kenzie. 

Ed has traveled as an Evangelist, has been a preaching, Associate, Youth and Children's Minister and enjoys video production and computer related activity.

Favorite Holiday: Christmas

Favorite Website:

Favorite Movie: "Star Wars"

Favorite Scripture: Mark 10:27 "With God all things are possible."

Favorite Soda: Pepsi

Favorite Hobby: Photography and electronics

Youth Minister

DeJay Vaughn

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DeJay is a Kansas native moving here from La Crosse, Kansas. DeJay graduated from La Crosse High School in 2015. After graduating he attended Barton County Community College and Manhattan Christian College. This will be DeJay’s first Youth Ministry! DeJay is currently engaged to his fiancé Courtly, they will be married on August 17th, 2019.

DeJay enjoys hunting, fishing, working out and watching the Green Bay Packers. Some of his Favorites are: Mountain Dew/Fruit punch Rock Stars, The Fast and Furious movies, Romans 8:39, and of course spending quality time with friends and family.


Madison Konkel

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Madison is an Anthony native and has been a member of the Anthony Christian Church for most of her life. She graduated from Chaparral High School in 2019. She attended Northwestern Oklahoma State University and now plans to continue her education through Ozark Christian College. Madison loves music (especially singing), drinking coffee, exploring new places, and spending time with her family and friends.




"This is how God showed His love among us: He sent His one and only Son into the world that we might live through Him."

-1 John 4:9 NIV


  July 2020  
This Week's Events


OTH Gang Meeting
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Women's Bible Study
1:00 PM
@ Anthony Public Library


Women's Bible Study
6:00 PM


Bible Study
9:45 AM
Adult bible study in the church library
Bible Study
6:30 PM
Adult bible study in Church Library
K-6 Youth group
6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Bible Search