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  • MARK ABSHIER (ELLEN)

    PREACHING MINISTER

    Mark has been preaching at MacArthur Park since 2001.  Mark is married to Ellen and has two children and three grandchildren.  Mark and Ellen served as missionaries in Brazil before returning to the states and preaching in Kansas. When Mark is not preaching and teaching you might find him hunting, fishing or reading a good book.

  • RICHARD SHOUGH (JANET)

    CHURCH LIFE MINISTER

    Richard came to MacArthur Park in 1995 and served as our Youth & Family Minister for fourteen years before transitioning to the Church Life Minister.  Richard is married to Janet and they have three children and four grandchildren.  Janet works for the North East Independent School District.  Richard has served as Camp Director for CampOC camps on the campus of Oklahoma Christian for thirty years. 

  • DOUGLAS BROWN (LAURIE)

    ADULT DISCIPLESHIP MINISTER

    Douglas has served as the Minister of Adult Discipleship at MacArthur Park since 1999.    Before coming to MacArthur Park Douglas preached in Junction, Texas.  He is married to Laurie and they have three children and one grandchild. 

  • BARRY NEWTON (SOFIA)

    Associate minister

    Barry joined the MacArthur Park staff in 2006 as Associate Minister.   Before coming to MacArthur Park, Barry preached in San Jose, California.  He has served as a missionary in Brazil.  He is married to Sofia, and they have two sons, Timothy and Lucas. 

  • JAHNNETTE BRANDT (JASON)

    Director of children's ministries

    Jahnnette and Jason have been members over 20 years at Mac and raised their two sons here. Jahnnette has served as a school teacher and school administrator.  She joins MacArthur Park as the Children's Ministry Director in December of 2014.

  • JONATHAN JUAREZ

    YOUTH MINISTER

    Jonathan joined the MacArthur Park staff in 2021 as the Youth Minister.  He has a passion for introducing the Gospel to young people and helping them grow in their faith.  In his free time he enjoys watching movies, listening to music, watching sports, and enjoying a good cup of coffee.