Dr. Andy Braams, Senior Pastor


Dr. Andy Braams has been Senior Pastor of Fairfax Baptist since May of 2011. After spending several years in the business world, Andy surrendered to ministry and holds degrees in Christian Education (Master of Arts and a Doctor of Educational Ministry) from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Kansas City, MO). Andy also teaches education and administration classes as an adjunct, trains pastors internationally, and hosts two podcasts (Christian Educator Weekly and Biblical Perspectives on Aging). Andy is an avid Kansas City Royals and Kansas City Chiefs fan. He and his wife, Susan, have a daughter and son-in-law, Nicole & Sam, and a son, Andrew.

Jaymee Koop, Children's Minister

Jaymee Koop has been our Children’s Minister since January of 2020. Jaymee holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education and Special Education from Northwest Missouri State University. Jaymee currently teaches in the Fairfax R-3 School District as the Secondary Special Education Teacher. She and her husband, Ryan, have two sons, Riley and Zach. In her spare time, Jaymee enjoys spending time with her family being outdoors, camping, watching the Kansas City Chiefs, and watching Riley and Zach play sports.