Pastor Dr. Don Laughlin

    Dr. Don Laughlin has been pastor of Springhill Baptist Church since February 2015. He is a graduate of Southwest Baptist University and has received his Masters and Doctorate of Ministry degrees from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Mo. He has been married to his wife, Martha since October of 1981. They are the proud parents of Rachel, Justin, and Daniel. 

    Don enjoys the Golden Oldies and sports, especially football. He is an avid fan of Notre Dame football. He is a lifetime fan of the Kansas City Royals. Don was raised in the Kansas City, Mo. area and is a high school graduate of Raymore-Peculiar High School.  His parents live in Missouri.  

    Dr. Don has been in ministry for 42 years and loves to preach "God's Love Letter", the Bible. He loves to remind people that "At the foot of the Cross the ground is all level!!" 

    His favorite books in the Bible are the Gospel of John, because John "Hears the whisper of God".  He also enjoys reading and writing about the Psalms, because Psalms "Not only speaks to us but for us".   

    Dr. Don's mission statement is as follows: "Helping people succeed Spiritually". His favorite preacher is Dr. Fred Craddock.

Senior Pastor

Rick Snyder

    Rick Snyder loves his job as the student pastor at Springhill Baptist Church. Rick began working at Springhill in January of 2008. He married his high school sweetheart, Regina, in 1977.

    You can almost always find him hanging out with students. It has been Rick’s passion and calling for more than 30 years. When he gets a chance, he is usually surrounded by water chasing fish and also loves hunting the beautiful pheasant bird and climbing mountains. 



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Associate Pastor

Yazmin Chavarria

Yazmin has attended Springhill since July 2011. Her favorite thing about Springhill is that the people there have helped her grow to become a servant for Christ. After she graduated from Howe High School, in 2016, Yazmin became the summer youth intern. Her favorite part about being a youth intern was being able to lead the middle school girls small group at Falls Creek, and being able to travel to Montana and lead a group of girls there. Yazmin graduated from Carl Albert State College in May 2018 with an Applied Associates in Computer Technology. She is the IT Specialist at Springhill, and also the Minister of Children since May 2018.


Yazmin married her Super Summer Sweetheart on December 2018. Eric and Yazmin were in Green School at Week 3 of Super Summer 2015 at OBU. They enjoy traveling, watching movies and cooking together.

Yazmin’s favorite food is Mexican food. Her life verse is Joshua 1:9 “Have I not commanded you, be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or discouraged for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”


Minister of Children & IT Specialist

Sarah Binns

Sarah recently joined the staff at Springhill as Ministry Assistant.  Before that, she had worked in the banking industry for almost 7 years. She graduated from Carl Albert State College in December 2015 with an Associate's degree in Communications. She is currently pursuing her bachelor's degree from Oral Roberts University in Communications as well. Her passion is to serve Jesus by serving others. Being the Ministry Assistant here allows her to do just that. Her favorite things to enjoy are coffee and traveling with friends to discover new places.


Isaiah 26:8 "Yes, LORD, walking in the way of your laws, we wait for you; your name and renown are the desire of our hearts."

Ministry Assistant

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