Pastors & Staff

Chuck Lauver 

Lead Pastor

Chuck and Annette’s heart is to see people fall passionately in love with Jesus Christ!
With almost 30 years of ministry experience, Chuck brings an energy and relevance to leading the church.
Chuck holds a degree in Counseling Psychology as well as master level coursework in ministry and theology. Chuck recently completed his Bachelor’s of Nursing degree and serves at Baptist Health Fort Smith as an RN in the NICU.
He grew up in Great Falls, MT and has served the church in Montana, Texas, Florida and now Arkansas.
Annette is the Director of Little Lions Child Development Center on the campus of the University of Arkansas Fort Smith.
Chuck and Annette have four grown children and three grandchildren.
Emily and her husband Dalton reside in OKC.
Abby and her husband Nathan, reside in Fort Smith with their three children Eli, Sam and Allie
Amy who resides in OKC.
Kenneth and his wife Andrea reside in Houston, Texas.

Son Shine Christian Academy Director