FCF is a family-centered church with the mission of love. We love God and our fellow man, and desire to share that love in a tangible way by meeting the needs of our community. FCF is a place for the whole family: a place where moms, dads, teens, and children can find answers and support from other members, as well as our staff to live their lives to the fullest. No matter what your background, income, ethnicity, or age, you matter to God, and you matter to us.
Samson Doolin is the senior pastor of FCF World Outreach, a vibrant church situated on a beautiful 20 acre campus located in the Baltimore suburb of Owings Mills, Maryland. Pastor Doolin began preaching at the age of 15, teaching the truth, making it plain, and keeping it simple over 35 years. He is set apart by his passion for excellence, along with his desire to help people and leaders maximize their personal potential. As he states, “There is little a man or woman cannot accomplish in life once God and His Word is allowed to elevate their thinking!”
Pastor Doolin is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, where he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Education. He is also a graduate of Kenneth Hagin’s, Rhema Bible Training Center. He has served in numerous capacities of service with Buddy & Pat Harrison, founders of Faith Christian Fellowship International.
Samson and his wife, Sherylon, have been married for over 30 years. Sherylon is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a Master of Social Work. They have four children Rebekah, Chris, Brittany and Nick.
About me: I was born and raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina. I was raised in a Christian home and accepted Jesus Christ as my Lord at an early age. I was water baptized at the age of 12, and I was baptized in the Holy Spirit in my early twenties. I have served both creatively and administratively in different ministries, including in the Worship Ministry and in the Senior Pastor’s Office. I have a wonderful husband, Kenny, and between us we have three sons – Chad, Kenan, and Jelani – and a beautiful granddaughter, Makaylin.
At FCF World Outreach, I am the Administrative Assistant to the Senior Pastor, and I also serve with my husband, FCF’s Worship Pastor, on the Praise & Worship Team as the Vocal Director. My passion in life is to strive to serve the Lord with excellence in everything I do and bring glory to His Name in the Earth, every day.
Favorite Foods: Thai fried rice, pad Thai noodles and spring rolls, and pizza
Favorite Movies: Romance, Action (with good graphics and acting)
Favorite Hobbies: Spending time with my husband & family; outdoor activities; travel (I love airports☺); and cooking, baking, and trying new recipes.
About Me: I have been active in the ministry for over 20 years. I currently oversee the New Members’, Children’s Ministry, Small Groups, and Prayer Room. I am married to my complete opposite, which is good for everyone, and I have three children who would like to remain anonymous.
Favorite Food: Ice cream (this falls under dairy)
Favorite Movies: Home Alone 1 and 2
Favorite Hobbies: Reading, decorating, crafts, taking long walks, and walking for exercise
About Me: I have been a member of FCF for 20 years. The Spirit-filled and practical teaching, along with the family-oriented atmosphere aspect of the ministry is what attracted me to FCF. I served as FCF’s Youth Pastor for 17 years, and I currently serve as an Associate Pastor overseeing a number of areas, which includes Pastoral Care, Hospitality, Facilities, Men’s Ministry and special events. I was ordained in 2007; and have completed course work at Regent University, as well as training from FCF International; Teen Mania Ministries; the Global Leadership Summit, and the American Association of Christian Counselors. I have been married to my high school sweetheart, Stacey, for over 28 years. We have three children: Karl II, Logan, and Colby. I love spending time with my family on vacations, at sporting events, and at movies, as well as just hanging out.
Favorite Food(s): Chicken, crab cakes, desserts, and a good cup of coffee
Favorite movies(s): I have many, comedy, action adventure, drama
Favorite Hobby(s): Family outings, golf, basketball, watching football, movies
About Me: I am married to the most wonderful woman, in the world. Suzette and I share three boys and THE most beautiful granddaughter in the world. (Excuse me, but I’m a proud PaPa. LOL).
After school, I started a machine, welding, and fabricating shop. I did that for about 10 years along with doing the “gigging” musician thing. I attended Covenant Love Church in Fayetteville North Carolina, and served as the Music Director and later becoming the Worship Director. That lasted for almost 17 years. We moved to Texas and served as Worship Pastors at a local church. Now we are here at FCF, and the rest remains to unfold.
Favorite food(s): Thai Rice w/extra chicken and Chicken Pad Thai at Crystal Thai Restaurant in Owings Mills, Maryland.
Favorite movie(s): Any movie that has no plot and makes no sense. I get the best sleep while it is playing!
Favorite hobby(s): Hanging with my wife; playing around in the recording studio.
About Me: I was born and raised in sunny Southern California near the beaches, cities and theme parks. They’re alive all the time! I’ve been involved in youth ministry for 12 years and I’ve always loved empowering young people to be different and provoking them to step out for God. I’m married to a beautiful woman, and we have four awesome smart babies. I attended Bible College in 2009 to focus more on my calling and to better prepare myself for ministry. We’re excited about life and God’s purpose.
Favorite food(s): Italian food, broccoli and cheese soup, and Chick-fil-A.
Favorite movie(s): All Marvel movies, action, comedy; no romance (unless my wife asks---then maybe).
Favorite hobby(s): Family time, adventures, some traveling, walking along the beach, nature sight-seeing, reading a good book or article, being creative during my spare time