Our Staff

Our Staff

Lead Pastor

Chip Anthony

In February of 2017 we unanimously called Chip Anthony to be the Lead Pastor for North Orange Baptist Church. Chip and his wife Halee married on June 12, 2004 and have 4 children, Brinley, Dillon “Dax,” Baylor and Killian “Dutch.” Chip has earned a Bachelor’s degree in Religion from Baylor University and a Master of Divinity degree from Southern Baptist Seminary in Louisville, KY. Chip comes to us from College Avenue Baptist Church in McGregor, Texas and has also served…
Executive Pastor

Rusty Dollar

Rusty Dollar has been on staff at North Orange since July of 2013. Before joining our staff, Rusty served at Community Christian School in Orange, Texas for 5 years as a secondary teacher and guidance counselor. Prior to his time at Community, Rusty served 10 years in ministry as student minister in Louisiana and as associate pastor of youth and families in Tennessee. He received a B.A. in Religion with a minor in church music from East Texas Baptist University,…
Pastor of Music & Worship Arts

Brad Holmes

Brad came to us in September of 2010. He has been in ministry for over 30 years in churches in Texas, New Mexico, and Alabama. He is married to Karen Holmes, who teaches at Little Cypress Elementary School in Orange. Their children are Abby, Kyle and Emily. He also has 3 grandchildren, Thomas, Mick and Ella. Brad received music degrees from the University of North Texas. He has also completed several seminary extension courses through SWBTS. He loves to sing…
Pastoral Intern

Brandon Boaz

Brandon grew up at North Orange where he received a call to Christian ministry. After a couple of years at Steven F. Austin university, he came back to Orange and began serving on our staff in 2018 as a student intern. Since 2020, he has been working to reach and disciple students and children and has also helped with our young adults. Brandon is also continuing his education taking online courses from Liberty University. Brandon is also a talented musician…
Children’s Ministry Director

Debbie Risinger

Debbie became part of our staff in July of 2021 when she accepted the position of Director of Children’s Ministries. She has a passion for telling children about Jesus and had previously served as Children’s Minister at Harbourtown Community Church in Vermillon, Ohio. Debbie has over 35 years of experience working in children and youth ministry at churches in Ohio, West Virginia, Colorado and Texas. One of her fondest memories was being able to lead children’s ministries on various mission…
Ministry Assistant

Mona Benoit

Mona Benoit serves as our Financial Administrative Assistant. She began service with us in 2017. She is married to Quint Benoit and enjoys spending time with her family, especially in the great outdoors.
Ministry Assistant

Trisha Swanson

Trisha was born and partly raised in Orange. She lived in Southwest Louisiana and Central Texas before returning to the Orange area in high school. She graduated from Orangefield High School and attended Lamar University where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. She quickly decided that she didn’t want to teach and began working and volunteering in various administrative office areas. She joined the staff at NOBC in July 2011. She is an active member of…
Preschool Director

Jan Manshack

Jan Manshack has been with our Mother’s Day Out/Preschool program for over 20 years becoming the director in April, 2011. She graduated from Orangefield High School in 1974 and attended Pt. Arthur Business College. She is married to local business owner, Bobby Manshack. They have four children, Shane Goldman (deceased), Matt Manshack, Cheyenne Goldman McLarty and Bradley Manshack. They also have 5 beautiful grandchildren. Jan has taught children’s Life Group classes for Preschool 3, 1st grade and currently 3rd and…
Custodian

Wanda George

Wanda has served as custodian at North Orange Baptist Church since February of 2006. Wanda is married and has 3 children and 3 grandchildren. She loves spending time with her grandchildren. Her hobbies include gardening, and she loves to pass on that love and knowledge of gardening to her grandkids.