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Dr. Billy Elkins, Preaching/Teaching Elder

After pastoring various churches around the state, Billy Elkins became the senior pastor of Trinity in 2003. He and his wife Cryss have three sons and two daughters-in-law.

Billy is a graduate of Chickasha High School, has a B.A. in Fine Art from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, a Master of Divinity with Biblical Languages from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, FT. Worth, TX, and a Ph.D. in Apologetics and Philosophy from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY.




James Smith, Elder

James and Sylvia have been married for 27 years and have two children, Lane and Tori. They moved to Chickasha in 2003 and became members of trinity in 2004.

James, an Oklahoma City native, received his B. A. from Northwestern Oklahoma State University. He received his Masters in Religious Education from Liberty University.

Following their children’s graduation from college, James and Sylvia are praying about continuing their ministry in Nicaragua.