Leadership at FMBC Bellflower

Our pastors provide spiritual leadership for the congregation and have oversight of the church's ministries.

Ephesians 4:11-12 states that the pastors are to equip the saints to carry out the work of service in the church.

  • Eric Brown - Pastor -

    Pastor Eric Brown joined FMBC Bellflower in 2003. He and his wife Sandra were married in 1986 and have a married daughter and son. Pastor Brown’s oversees the staff, deacons and FMBC ministries. Pastor Eric is gifted in the teaching ministry, enthusiastic for the Word of God, and expository preaching. 

    • B.A., Christian Ministries, The Master’s College
    • M.Div., Talbot School of Theology

  • Ruben Guerrero - Pastor-

    Pastor Ruben Guerrero was ordained as a Pastor in 1985 and has served at FMBC Bellflower since 2001. He and his wife Christine have two married daughter and son and four grandchildren. Pastor Ruben gifted teaching ministry, enthusiasm for the Word of God, and organizational skills are instrumental in equipping FMBC. He oversees the Spanish ministry.

    • B.A., Christian Ministries,  California Missionary Baptist Institute.
  • Cecil Avery- Worship Leader-   

    Cecil is leading the worship team at FMBC for more than 25 years. The FMBC Worship Team seeks to glorify and worship God through music and song.

    • B.A., Mathematics, California State University, Long Beach
  • Andrew Cline- Youth Pastor-    

    Andrew Cline is passionate on the local church  and teaching the Bible. He oversees the youth ministry since 2015.
    • B.A., Sociology, California State University , Fullerton
    • M.A., Bible Exposition, Talbot School of Theology
  • Christopher Rodríguez- Assistant Pastor -

    Raised in Toluca, Mexico moved to Los Angeles, California in 2007. He serves as Pastor assistant  at FMBC Bellflower, he reports to  Pastor Ruben and Eric. He preach and teach Sunday school. Christopher is a licensed minister by FMBC since 2017. He is passionate on expository preaching of the Word of God. Married in 2015 with Brindia and have two beautiful children.

    • B.S., Health Care Administration, California State University, Long beach
    • M.A., Theological Studies, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
    •  M.DIV., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (IP)


Our Deacons

 As in the early church, our deacons are charged with serving the congregation. Each deacon serves a group of families within the church, providing both accountability and support for the members. Deacons also meet monthly with the pastors for making plans, decisions, and recommendations regarding the church and its ministries.


FMBC Bellflower ordained deacons, Carl Avery, Cecil Avery, Brian Lawless, Rex Grantham, John Nichols, Louie Springer, Jr., and Stan Whittemore.