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 in process of completing a master’s level ministry degree. 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.
Jim is a lay elder and serves the church by overseeing its mission, theology, and prayer efforts, in addition to serving as the White City Missional Community co-leader with his wife, Laura. He has been married to his wife Laura since 1974 and they have four grown children – Jason, Amelia, Grace, and Rebekah.
Jim is originally from Birmingham, AL and has served in local church ministry since 1990. He is a 1992 graduate of Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary (ADiv). He and his wife, Laura, served in Southeast Asia with the International Mission Board from 2005-2014. Jim also serves as a mentor for Union Seminary // Tulsa Hub. Jim and Laura have been a part of Mercyview since 2014.
DEACONS // LEAD BY SERVING
Laura Campbell // Staff Deacon to Elders
Ryan Hoyt // Staff Deacon for Community + Equipping
Rickey Weatherford // Lay Deacon for Worship + Graphic Arts
Jacob Sweat // Lay Deacon for Worship Arts
John Floyd // Lay Deacon, Counsel + Care
Elizabeth Floyd // Lay Deacon, Counsel + Care
Justin Schell // Lay Deacon for Mission
Kari Rich // Mercyview Kids Director
Harrison Shockley // Artist-in-Residence
Keston Cook // Staff Intern (College Ministry, Evangelism)
Trey Hopkins // Youth Ministry Director + Church Planting Resident