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Learn more about the Amarillo Area Baptist Association's staff below.

Bryan Houser

Missons Coordinator

Bryan Houser currently serves as Missions Coordinator for the AABA, a position he has held since 2005. He assists churches in planning mission work and also deals with a variety of issues such as transitional times for churches, church leadership training, strategy planning and general coordination of cooperative Baptist work through the AABA.

Bryan grew up in Kenya, Africa, the son of missionaries in that country, and developed a love of the outdoors, including hunting and golf. He later served as missionary with the International Mission Board for 15 years in Botswana and Namibia, Africa, and retains a strong love for Africa and sharing the Gospel there.


In addition to a strong calling to work with people and church development, Bryan enjoys outdoor activities, reading and travelling.



Cherrie Bland

Financial Secretary and Clerk

​Cherrie Bland currently serves as the AABA's Financial Secretary and Clerk, a position she has held since 2007. Cherrie manages the AABA office and assists churches with a variety of needs.

Cherrie and her husband, Kelly, have three children and eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.


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