Nathan Howard


Bro. Nathan was licensed to the gospel ministry in January 2012, ordained in March 2013, and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Ministry: Pastoral Ministry from Oklahoma Baptist University in May 2013. He earned a Master of Arts in Christian Studies: Leadership from OBU in May 2022. He has served as Moderator for the Pottawatomie Lincoln Baptist Association and is serving as President of the Prague Ministerial Alliance.

He has been married to Kira Howard since 2013. She teaches at Prague Public Schools. They have one daughter.

They were called to Prague FBC in June 2021, having served several years at Pleasant Home Baptist Church, Prague. 

Worship/Sr. Adult Minister

Mark Shieldnight


Bro. Mark was saved in July 1976, ordained in September 1988, majored in music at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, and married Carrie Shieldnight in 1995.  He has served several churches as Minister of Music, coming to Prague FBC in June 2020. 

He and Carrie have 2 daughters, Macaela Shieldnight Seabolt and Makenlee Shieldnight, and a new grandson. 

Mark's ministry objective is for God to be glorified in his life, his home, and the ministry to which God has called him. 

Children's Minister

Trinity Tinsley


Miss Trinity has served at Prague First Baptist since August 2002. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Ministry from Oklahoma Baptist University in 2003. She has always desired to work with children and knew at a young age that God wanted to use her in the lives of many children. 

She has been involved in all aspects of children's ministry. She and her sister, Autumn, have four grown, adopted daughters.

Youth Minister

Ege DeBock

Ege will begin his ministry here at Prague FBC on Monday, June 17th. We will soon have a brief bio here, so check back soon!

Financial Secretary

Dana Elmore


Dana and her husband, Weston, have 3 daughters and are active at Prague First Baptist. 


Tara Thomas

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Tara is married to Jim Thomas and they have 2 sons and a daughter. Her family is actively involved in Prague FBC. 

Associate Pastor

Mike Matlock


Mike is married with 2 grown daughters and 6 grandchildren. He is currently teaching Ag Education at Paden Schools and is actively involved at Prague FBC. He also leads our Helping Hands, Loving Hearts group as they work to help others with needs.