ELDERS // SERVE BY LEADING
Brad is a staff elder and Mercyview's founding pastor. He serves the church as its primary preaching pastor, as well as overseeing its vision and corporate worship efforts. Brad has been married to his wife Holly since 1999 and they have nine children – Cooper, Margo, Sloan, Everett, Blythe, Owen, Paige, Asher and Reese.
He has served in local church ministry since 2003. He and his family moved to Tulsa to plant Mercyview in May 2010 from St. Louis, MO, where he spent three years in a church planting internship at The Journey. Brad is originally from Jackson, Missouri, is a 2000 graduate of Missouri Baptist University (B.A.), and will be pursuing a GDip from Union School of Theology (Michael Reeves, president) in the fall of 2020. He writes regularly on issues of the gospel, community, mission, culture, and music at multi-author blogs Gospel Centered Discipleship and For the Church, as well as on his personal blog at graceuntamed.com.
John is a lay elder and serves the church by overseeing its stewardship and operations initiatives. John has been married to his wife Laura since 2000 and they have two children – Maebry and Nyla.
He is originally from Arkoma, Oklahoma and is a 1999 graduate of Arkansas Tech University (B.S.). He works as a Senior Programmer Analyst for Samson Resources, a top 20 energy and petroleum company in the United States. John and his family have been a part of Mercyview since 2010.
DEACONS // LEAD BY SERVING
Ryan Hoyt // Staff Deacon for Community + Equipping
Nikki Quaranta // Ministry Assistant
Rickey Weatherford // Lay Deacon for Worship + Graphic Arts
Jacob Sweat // Lay Deacon for Worship Arts
John Floyd // Lay Deacon for Counsel + Care
Elizabeth Floyd // Lay Deacon for Counsel + Care
Justin Schell // Lay Deacon for Mission
Kari Rich // Mercyview Kids Director
Harrison Shockley // Artist-in-Residence
Trey Hopkins // Youth Ministry Director + Church Planting Resident