Our Staff


IMG_1680-square2Pastor David Forsyth

Teaching Pastor

After years in banking, the Lord called David to full-time ministry and he joined the FBC staff in 1995. He became the teaching pastor in 2001 after graduating from The Master's Seminary with his M. Div. He and his wife, Carol, have four children and 16 grandchildren.

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IMG_1674-square2Pastor Art Nakamura

Pastor of Missions & Administration

Art currently serves as an associate pastor overseeing the outreach, mercy and administrative ministries of FBC. Prior to this role, Art and his family were sent out as cross-cultural servants to India. Art and his wife, Kim, have three grown children who all have been active in Upland and surrounding community and one granddaughter. Other interests include golf, UW and UHS football, and reading biographies.

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IMG_1678-square2Micah Lugg

Director of Ministry Volunteers

Micah grew up in the Pacific Northwest and moved to SoCal in 2004 to attend The Master’s College. After graduating with his BA in Biblical Studies in 2008, he joined the team at FBC as the Student Ministries Director. He then graduated from The Master’s Seminary with a M.Div. in 2013. He and his wife, Audrey, have two daughters, Evelyn and Norah.

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Judi Astadurian

Director of Children Ministries

Judi has been involved in children's ministries for over 25 years, with the majority of that time as the Children's Ministries Director. She and her husband Andy have two married children, and a set of adorable twin granddaughters.

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Buehl,-Scott-and-Julia-square2Julia Buehl

Children's Ministries Assistant

Julia joined the Children's Ministry team in 2013. She and her husband, Scott, have two young adult children, Blake who is now in college and Hannah who has graduated from Cal Poly Pomona and recently married. During the 25 years they have attended Foothill Bible Church, she has served as a leader in Student Ministries, Children’s Ministry, and AWANA and currently assists the Children's Ministry director in coordinating more than 200 volunteers and is the editor of the church newsletter.

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Teresa Miller

Administrative Services

Teresa and her husband, Brent, began attending Upland Bible Church in 1989, and were part of the church merger. She has served on staff doing accounting and personnel since 1993. Brent is a CPA and serves on the Deacon Board and as Church Treasurer. They have five grown children and four grandsons.

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IMG_0459-square2Carolyn Chambliss


Carolyn Chambliss and her husband Garey joined FBC in 2009. In 2010 she came on staff as church secretary. She is a graduate from Concordia University with a BA in Liberal Arts with a business management/marketing emphasis. Garey is a hospice nurse and volunteer prison chaplain. They have four adult children between them.

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