Staff Bios

  • Rev. Ronn Brooks - Senior pastor

    Pastor Ronn was born in California but moved around the country as the son of an Air Force Sergeant. While living in Arizona, Ronn came to understand his need for God's grace and gave his life to Jesus Christ. After his father's retirement, his family settled in the Chicago suburbs where he attended high school and met his future wife. After graduating from Illinois State University, he taught school for two years before sensing God's call to ministry. He attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he gained his master's degree in religious education. He then began serving churches in Illinois and Missouri as a minister of music and youth and then as a minister of students. He became pastor of Florissant Valley Baptist Church in January of 2000. He and his wife, Barbara, have three children, Sean and his wife Lindsey, Jeremy and his wife Laurel, their beautiful daughter, Chelsea, and grandchildren, Gus, Saul, and Duncan. Ronn and Barb live in Florissant, Missouri. Ronn has a passion to see lives changed by God's word and His grace. He also enjoys sports and music.

  • Tammy Stevenson - minister of music and discipleship

    A St. Louis native, Tammy grew up in Florissant and attended Florissant Valley Baptist Church as a child and teenager. She moved to Kansas City and then New York City for her studies before returning to St. Louis to join the staff of a sister church. She was pleased to join the Florissant Valley staff in March of 1993. Tammy and her husband, John, have two beautiful daughters.

  • Andy Shorley - Minister of Students

    A St. Louis native, Andy was born and raised in Florissant, Missouri. He lived in Florissant for fourteen years, before moving to the Lone Star State of Texas to be with his mother. After a brief stay in Texas, Andy returned to Missouri, and moved to St. Charles. Andy is a graduate of Francis Howell High School, and went on to college to get his bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science. After a year working as an Actuary, Andy felt his call to ministry, and is now the Minister of Youth at Florissant Valley Baptist Church. Andy is married with two children.