CHRIST Reformed Baptist Church - New Castle, IN
Pastor Doug is the founding Minister of Christ Reformed Baptist Church. He has served the Churches of Jesus Christ within Indiana through various capacities over the last 19 years following his conversion in 2001 at his home church the Bible Study Chapel - Indpls., IN. Practical ministry experiences have included: Associate Pastor/Bible Teacher, Church Treasurer, Director of Men’s Ministry.
By God's providence, Pastor Doug was saved under the ministry of the Bible Study Chapel. He was brought to repentance and salvation solely by the saving grace of God through his Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ. Doug was ordained as a Baptist Minister in 2006 under the authority of his home church, Bible Study Chapel of Indpls, IN, where he was blessed to serve as Associate Pastor. He ministered by teaching and preaching with regular involvement in church leadership. In 2010, Doug and his family moved to Knightstown, located in Henry County, IN. In 2015 with the endorsement and oversight of the Bible Study Chapel, Doug aided in the organizing and constituting of Christ Reformed Baptist Church of New Castle, IN, where he currently serves.
In addition to serving at CRBC he continues his theological studies by auditing online classes offered by London Reformed Baptist Seminary (London, UK) and the Institute of Reformed Baptist Studies (Mansfield, TX).
Doug is happily married to his wife Jessica. Married since 2001, they are blessed with three wonderful children: Lily, Nolan and Naomi and two that they believe are with the Lord. The Barger family are currently residents of Henry County, were they serve and pray that the glory of God through Jesus Christ will be made known throughout this region where the Lord has placed them.