During a revival at
I hope that anyone who comes to the website would sense that Oak View exists to connect people to Christ and His life-changing love. I’d like the web site to be a tool for helping everyone take their next step in their relationship with Christ and with other Christ followers.
I dream that our church will become an unstoppable force for the cause of Christ in our community and around the world. I dream of a church of influence, one that impacts each generation to live a life radically committed to Christ and to reaching those without Him.
Tashia (I married above myself.)
Matthew and Annalise
I enjoy travel, book collecting, tennis, and whatever new things my kids are doing (RC cars, cup stacking, baseball, golf, guinea pigs, hamsters).
1 Corinthians 15:57
I accepted Christ at the age of 9 when our church was meeting in
If you are looking for a place to grow in your personal relationship with Christ and build strong Christian friendships, Oak View is the place for you.
To see 60% plus of our members actively serving through the ministries of Oak View and reaching out into our community.
Received my Bachelor of Science degree from Oklahoma Baptist University and my Masters of Religious Education degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Three children, two sons-in-law, a daughter-in-law and four grandchildren.
Gardening and washing Pastor Jim’s car
Ephesians 3:20-21 (and I especially like it in the KJV because it says "exceeding abundantly")
I was at my home in my room when I was 5 years old. I became aware that I needed Christ for my salvation because of the lessons I had heard in my Sunday School and children's church. I went and told my Mom that Jesus wanted to come into my heart, so she helped me to do that.
I hope that they can get an idea of who we are as a church, that we are people who love the Lord and love people.
Jesus said that God the Father is seeking people who will worship Him in spirit and in truth (John 4:23). I would pray that I can help this congregation to focus on a true worship of our Lord.
Bachelor of Arts, Church Music and Bible, Baptist Bible College, Springfield, MO 2004
Josiah, Cadence, Levi
Bounced around Texas a little, but mostly in Liberty City, TX
Song writing, making up tunes on the piano, playing and attending sporting events with my son, playing whatever my daughter wants to play.
However, I consider my life worth nothing to me, if only I may finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me--the task of testifying to the gospel of God's grace.
At a youth summer camp going into my sixth grade year of school.
Our team of Next Gen Ministers, volunteers and I look forward to getting students and their families plugged into ministry and growing together to build strong families that build God's Kingdom.
My dream for our ministry is to build Godly students (0-18) that grow in Christ and make an impact on their schools and households for Him.
I will be graduating from Dallas Christian College soon with a Bachelor's degree in Ministry Leadership.
We have a beautiful baby girl names Brookelyn
My hobbies are painting and graphic design.
1 John 4:4 "You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world."
When I was 6 years old, I accepted Christ in my Sunday School class, then was baptized in a swimming pool by my grandfather, who was the pastor.
There is a God that loves you, wants a relationship with you, and has already forgiven your past failures. Nobody is perfect, but we hope this is a place where you can live life with other people that all trying to live a life glorifying to God.
To see students begin to realize who they were created by and what they were created for, and begin to live a life that is representative of that.
I graduated from the University of North Texas in 2014 with a Bachelors in Kinesiology. GMG!
That is still to be determined.
I do not.
I was born in Dallas, and when I was 11 moved to Forney, TX.
I love playing and watching sports.
In Henry, Tenessee, during a "Seeker Service" event led by New Life Baptist Church that was held at the local civic center. That was 14 years ago.
I would like to make a difference and impact the world by reaching more people for Christ. Reaching them through love, care and training them for God's Glory. This begins in our Jerusalem, through our Judea, Samaria and to the ends of the earth.
First semester of High School in Mexico
Ana Maria Soto
Children: Ana Christmas, Roy and Ashley
Grandchildren: Simon and Eden
Mexico and the USA
Playing sports, reading and watching movie
"I can do all things though christ who strngthens me." Philippians 4:13
I accepted Christ at age six at Second Baptist Chruch in Montgomery, AL. My Sunday School teacher, Mrs. Hickman, led me to Christ.
Our preschool has some of the most wonderful, caring teachers who will provide the best care and a safe, loving environment for your child. We strive to provide a rich foundation for your child's early faith in Jesus. We use unique and fun teaching styles to present the gospel and the love of Jesus.
My dream is to reach out to our preschoolers and their families as well as families in our community and meet their needs, connecting them with the life-changing love of Christ.
My educational background is Sidney Lanier High School in Montgomery, AL. I have attended numerous preschool and family seminars, workshops and training through the Baptist Association.
I have two children, Daniel who is 25. He is married and attended Texas State and Northlake College and is assistant manager at Starbucks. Julie is 22 and is attending UNT, majoring in Psychology and teaches in our preschool.
Reading, singing and spending time with friends and family.
My favorite Scripture is Romans 12:1-2.
I accepted Christ at a Wednesday night youth Bible study at Oak View. The youth minister, Mark McBride led me to Christ.
My dream for ministry is to pastor a church which consistently fulfills the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.
I have a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies from Texas A&M-Commerce. Currently I am pursuing a Master of Divinity at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
I have three children: Elijah, Caleb, and Abigail
I grew up in south Irving. I graduated from Nimitz High School.
Reading good books, camping with my family, and playing with my kids