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Office of the Pastor

Steve Gaines
David Coombs
Administrative Pastor
Drew Tucker
Associate Pastor
Jason Pyron
Ministries and Leadership Development Pastor

Adult Education and Family Ministry

Tim Shelton
Pastor, Adult Education, Families, and Adult 50s
Sam McElroy
Pastor, Adults 60+
Alex León
Connections Pastor
Derek Ewalt
Pastor, Married 30s–40s and Men's Ministry
Collin Whitney
Pastor, Young Couples
Jeff Howard
Pastor, Men's Life Groups and Outreach
Bill Street
Pastor, Evangelism, Discipleship, and Prayer
Dayna Street
Director, Bellevue Women

Bellevue Bella Vista

Mario Maldonado
Minister, Bellevue Bella Vista
Samuel Garcia
Minister, Education
Yusin Pons
Pastor, Worship

Business Admin

Chip Freeman
Administrator, Church Business
Don Ray
Director, Human Resources
Amanda Rutledge
Director, Accounting
Nathan Barley
Software Administrator


Mike Everett
Director, Security Services
Rick Jones
Manager, Bookstore and Library
Kevin Haley
Administrator, Facility and Grounds
Mark Alexander
Director, Design Services
Debbie Campbell
Director, Hospitality
Peter Katsotis
Culinary Ministry Manager


Noah Sidhom
Noah Sidhom
Pastor, Media
Larry Anderson
Larry Anderson
Pastor, Media
Mitsie Witherspoon
Mitsie Witherspoon
Director, Media
Abbey Dane
Abbey Dane
Story Director, Media
Tony Morris
Tony Morris
Director, Live Production
Melissa Gray
Melissa Gray
Director, Creative Production
Kali Henke
Kali Henke
Project Manager
Caleb New
Caleb New
Production Director
Alex Ertz
Alex Ertz
Technical Director


Ben Taylor
Minister, Missions
Kent Mathis
Minister, International Missions/Disaster Relief
Ross McGregor
Minister, Local Missions
Jennifer Teed
Director, Christian Mobile Dental Clinic
Ciara LaRue
Director, Missions Pathways


Mark Blair
Minister of Music
Jeff Maxwell
Contemporary Worship Pastor
Kaleb Gooden
Associate Minister, Music
Josh Stewart
Pianist/Music Technology
Andrew Smith
Associate Minister, Music Director, School of Performing Arts
Cindy Kenney
Director, Children's and Pre-Teen Music Ministry
Beka Desantis
Director, Contemporary Music
Harmony Tetmeyer
Director, Contemporary Music

Next Gen

Jay Stephenson
Pastor, Next Gen
Andrew Cross
Pastor, Young Adults
Tanya Franks
Director, Young Adults
Daniel Harris
Pastor, College
Dakota Tucker
Director, College
Steve Spence
Pastor, High School
Grace Wade
Director, High School
Cory O'Hara
Pastor, Middle School
Morgan Corum
Director, Middle School
Christy McGregor
Director, 4th+5th Grade

Next Steps and Leadership Development

Nathan Stanfield
Pastor, Next Steps Ministry
Juan Castillo
Director, Next Steps
Jamie Otto
Director, Leadership Development
Josiah Gwyn
Director, Equip Ministry

Pastoral Care/Biblical Counseling

Joe Jernigan
Minister, Pastoral Care and Biblical Counseling
Ron Jerkins
Pastor, Pastoral Care Administrator
Jamie Fish
Minister, Biblical Counseling/Programs
Mark Bowman
Minister, Biblical Counseling
Mike Crouch
Minister, Pastoral Care
Peggy Williams
Counselor, Biblical Counseling

Preschool and Children's

Ken Hindman
Pastor, Preschool and Children
Matt Pyburn
Senior Director, Children's Ministry and Bellevue Tutorial
Christian Sprout
Director, Children (1st–3rd Grade)
Jessie Castillo Decosta
Director, Older Preschool (4s–Kindergarten)
Chris Hall
Director, Younger Preschool (1s–3s)
Paula Hise
Director, Babies
Avery Hand
Creative Director, Preschool and Children
Jacob Glewen
Director, Children's Programming and Development
Riley Anderson
Director of Marketplace


Katie Moser
Director, Recreation
Josh Gutknecht
Assistant Director, Recreation
Jordan Bowman
Assistant Director, Recreation