Newport Christian’s Staff

10444567_10204493357841134_7437165753931135545_nReed Adams has been the lead pastor at Newport Christian, since October, 2014.  He grew up in San Antonio, Texas, and has lived in five different states.  He earned his bachelor’s degree from Ozark Christian College, and his Master’s from Lincoln Christian University.  He and Audrey have been married for seven years and have three young children: Anna, Lincoln and Asher.  Reed’s email is


Heidi Fisher has been Newport Christians youth minister since April, 2006. Originally from Coos Bay, Heidi and Kurt have made their home here in Newport for their entire married life together. They have three children, one daughter is married, another is attending college and their son is still at home with them. Heidi’s email is

Ruth and Ben SandersRuth Sanders has been Newport Christians secretary/office manager since late 2011. Ruth came to Newport from her native New Jersey via a stint in Alaska, where she went to college and met her husband, Ben. Ruth is the person to talk to about items that need to go in the bulletin or newsletter, anything that needs to go on the church calendar, as well as any signs or bulletin board items you may need. She is in the office Tuesday through Friday, from about 8:30 to 12:00. Her email is