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God's Equipping

  • Worship Leader
  • Preaching & Teaching
  • Servant Team Building - Worship Ministry will study God’s word, pray together, and experience times of worship..
  • Vocal Performance Major and Minor in Piano
  • Instrumental Music Background

                 - Piano & Keyboard, and guitar Skills including private lesson instructor

                 - Brass Instrumental Skills including private lesson instructor

  • “Highest Praise” rehearsal directing, arranging, and demo vocalist Ozark Christian College
  • Theatre and Drama Experience

- Passion Play & Theatre Director

Children’s Musicals

Teen Musicals

Sr. Adult Musicals

Easter Pageants

- Sound System Technician

- Theatrical Lighting Design & Director

- Stage Design

  • Video & Audio Studio Producer, Writer, and Director
  • Vocal Ensemble Coach in ministry and at Ozark Christian College
  • Living Christmas Tree construction at Ozark Christian College


Dec 2013Dec 2014

Associate Minister

Restoration Christian Church, Rogersville, MO
  • Church Plant Worship Leader
Mar 2011Sep 2013

Associate Minister Worship/Invovement

Callaway Christian Church, Fulton, MO
  • Developed a ministry approach to worship and creative arts team building
  • Coordinated a smooth flow of the worship service times (music, lighting, video, and sound teams)
  • Produced "The Five" a video production intro to worship time.
  • Mentored musically and spiritually musicians and technicians
  • Worked on the beginning stages of ministry team concepts
Sep 2009Mar 2011

Senior Minister

Christian Church - Afton
  • Preaching & Teaching
  • Church Administration overall operations included youth intern & custodian
  • Developed new leadership
  • Small Church Ministry also served as District Executive for BSA
Jun 2004Sep 2009

Associate Minister of Worship/Involvement Ministry

First Christian Church, Clinton, OK
  • Implemented a team approach to worship ministry
  • Administrated two staff members (secretary and worship associate)
  • Administrated and helped plan adult education experiences
  • Served as interim Wednesday night children's programming
  • Administrated Involvement/Equipping ministry
  • Co-preached and ministered to local small church that grew from 18 to 40
Aug 2000Nov 2004

Associate Minister Worship and Small Groups

Rogers Christian Church
  • Transitioned church to blended/contemporary worship
  • Coordinated the flow and worship elements of three morning worship services
  • Administrated a worship planning team focused on all elements of creative arts focused on sermon series
  • Administrated Small Group Ministry (host homes, teacher training, new member placement) Grew from 4 small groups to 75% of congregation in small groups.
  • Wrote and developed curriculum on current events and sermon discussion groups
  • Administrated and coordinated outreach events.
  • Video and Audio Production (director, producer, scriptwriter with team)
Aug 1998Sep 2000

Associate Minister (Co-Preacher, Worship Minister, Small Groups)

Highland Church of Christ, Robinson, IL
  • Worship Leader and Coordinator for 2 services which included worship band and worship orchestra
  • Oversaw a complete sound system redesign and installation
  • Administrated a worship planning team focused on all elements of creative arts for sermon series
  • Implemented and Administrated a Drama Ministry
  • Directed the Small Group Ministry
  • Shepherd the Senior Adults with Eldership
  • Developed sermon series for 9 months of Sunday Night Church and preached up to 3 months of Sunday morning messages.

Ministry and Volunteer Opportunities

  • Video Production Training - Rogers, AR local production studio (AVID)
  • Presenter at Preaching & Teaching Convention
    • Thematic planning through Worship Planning Team
    • Building the Worship Planning Team
    • How a Worship Planning Team enhances volunteer leadership
  • Worship Leader
    • National Church Music Conference
    • Arkansas State Convention (main sessions)
  • Music arranger for Campus House at NEO A&M outreach team
  • High School Band Boosters Board - Secretary and President.
  • High School Band Camp Clinician (Brass & Field Show Coordinator)
  • Ozark Christian College for 2 years of camp teams. Worship leader, Speaker, family groups, organized recreation, and OCC college recruitment
  • Willow Creek Association in Small Groups Training
  • Bluegrass Theatre Guild - Frankfort, KY



Feb 2010Present

Prepare/Enrich Certified Counselor

Pre-marital and Marriage Certified Counselor


May 1998

Bachelors of Music Ministry

Ozark Christian College - Joplin, MO

A designed five year ministry degree focused on Bible and Worship Studies.

Bible Major, Vocal Performance Major, Piano Minor

May 1985

High School Diploma

Lamar High School


Neil Gardner Former OCC Professor - Worship Minister

E-mail: [email protected] (w) 317-736-8364 (h) 317-366-5780

Doug Oakes Church of Christ at Treaty, IN OCC Trustee

E-mail: [email protected] (w) 765-981-4345 (h) 765-981-2727

Michelle Scrogum CCC Fulton, MO Worship Ministry Assistant

(m) 573-253-5376