MEET THE FACES BEHIND RUSH CREEK
I’m Aaron Fox and I’m Lead Partner of our Connections Team for Rush Creek Midlothian Campus. If not at home with my wonderful wife, you can find me on the golf course.
Hi! My name is Arabia Whitfield and I’m the Groups Admin for Rush Creek. I’m a single mom to a fun and loving son and a diehard Saints fan… Who Dat!
I’m Audra Dahl and I am a counselor and the Director of Counseling at the Rush Creek Counseling Center. I love God, my husband, kids, grandkids, and my work as well as my hobbies in arts and crafts and riding my Can-Am Spyder motorcycle.
I’m Barry Parker and I’m the Groups and Connections Pastor at the Mansfield West Campus. I love helping people get connected in biblical community and finding a place to serve! I love to see people growing in their relationships with people and with God. There’s nothing I’d rather do! I am incredibly blessed and thankful for my wife, family and my extended family in Jesus!
Hi! I’m Bekah Williams. I live with my husband, Nick, our 3 kids, Kenzie, Knox and Luke, and our mini sheepadoodle, Finn. Some of my favorite things are fresh cut flowers, gardening, lake days and biblical community.
I’m Blake Herrington and I am the Worship Pastor for Mira Lagos students and the campus Worship Pastor at the Midlothian campus. My wife Jordan and I have been married for six wonderful years and we have one son named Miles, whom I spend the majority of my time with at home watching movies and playing board games.
I’m Brad Barksdale and I’m the Campus Pastor at our Arlington Park Campus. My incredible wife, Stephanie, and I have 4 amazing children and we love our church family!
I’m Bre Whiting and I am a Worship Minister at our Green Oaks Campus. I am married with 3 energetic kiddos who give us a perfect balance of joy and chaos!
I’m Brian McFadden and lead our global and local outreach team. I enjoy Mexican food, concerts, and travel with my wife, Sheryl.
I’m Brian Ramos and I’m the Facilities Lead for Rush Creek’s Green Oaks Campus. My lovely wife and I have two amazing kids, and we enjoy being outdoors and doing arts and crafts together.
I’m Charles Ulibarri, and I am the Compassion Administrator for the Compassion Center. I am married and have two adult children and one grandchild. When I am not in the office, I am usually doing a mission trip, working on computers, or playing bass guitar for church or an outreach event.
I am Chris Shumate, and I’m the Facility Lead at the Mansfield West campus. I enjoy playing golf with friends and family, as well as discussing theoretical physics to anyone who will lend an ear.
I’m Clayton Aker, the Groups Pastor at our Green Oaks campus. I am obsessed with my wife, our dog Chewy, ReGeneration and all things Star Wars. Fun fact, some people call me “Chipper” because of my happy-go-lucky demeanor.
I’m Cristina Nolte and I support our Children’s Ministry at Rush Creek. When I’m not at the church, I spend my time crafting, making jewelry and creating memories with my husband and kiddos!
I’m Curt Hale and I help people make meaningful faith connections at Rush Creek.I love having fun with my beautiful wife Noël and our four kids, especially when I’m winning at corn hole, pickle ball, or whatever else we are playing.
I’m DeeJay Whiting and I serve as the Lead Student Pastor at Rush Creek. My wife, BreAna and I have 3 children and together we love to sing, dance and watch the Tennessee Titans.
I’m Callie Higginbotham, and I’m the Director of Compassion Services for Rush Creek. I am a blessed wife, multitasking mom of three, and happy chaos coordinator fueled by optimism.
My name is Dustin Penner and I’m the Associate Director of Technology for Rush Creek. I am a husband to a beautiful wife, and a father to two incredible kids, whom I love to spend every minute of free time with.
I’m Erin Taylor and I’m the director of Preschool on the Creek, Green Oaks campus. I love teaching kids that Jesus loves you and that there is always a place for you.
I’m Faith Baylor and I am the Children’s Minister for Rush Creek, Arlington Park. In my free time I love to go to the movies, Target, Hobby Lobby and Chick-fil-A with my two beautiful daughters.
I’m Gary Meinecke and I am the Worship Arts Pastor for Rush Creek. I have an amazing wife and two beautiful daughters and we love adventure and trying new things together!
I am Gavin Robertson and Trustee for Rush Creek. I am married to Holly for over 37 years, and we have two adult married daughters and two young grandchildren.
I have the great privilege of managing the greatest team of men and women who keep all of our campuses clean, well maintained, and support each ministries activities through event management. I am married to a beautiful, inspiring woman and have two amazing teens who, most days, still claim us as their parents.
I’m Greg Gentry and I’m the Facility Lead for Mira Lagos. I’m happily married and enjoy weekend getaways with my wife and hanging out with my son.
Hi, I’m Gus Calvillo and I’m the Maintenance Director here at Rush Creek. I have three kids who mean the world to me.
I’m Hope Schatzmann and I serve as the Groups Minister for the Rush Creek Mira Lagos campus. My husband, Aaron, and I spend our free time chasing around our two dogs, Finley and Cocoa.
I’m J.D. Thompson and have been serving Rush Creek as a Trustee for 6 years. My wife Brandi and I have been a part of Rush Creek since 2005 and have 3 high school age children.
Howdy! I’m Jeff Kirkpatrick, Partner and Executive Pastor here at Rush Creek Church. My wife Kristy and three daughters have been blessed to call Rush Creek home for over 20 years. I love being an Aggie and spend my free time cooking and fellowshipping with family and friends.
Hi friends! I am Jennifer Brown I am the Director of Engagement Pathways here at Rush Creek and love getting to work closely with all of our campuses and ministries each day! I am happily married and have four incredible kiddos, who keep us busy and crazy, which we love!
I’m Jennifer, the Graphics Arts Director at Rush Creek. When I’m not designing for the church, I design merchandise and apparel for the music and entertainment industry. I also enjoy drawing and painting, time with friends and family, and attending more concerts than the average person.
I’m Jenny Knight and I am the Director of the Preschool on the Creek at Mira Lagos. I am happily married with two beautiful children, fish, and a lab puppy. In my free time I love spending time with my family!
I’m Jeremiah Sarvis and I get the incredible privilege of leading Rush Creek’s Mira Lagos campus! My wife and I have three amazing kids, a dog, and a fish that we are leading through life!
I’m Jim Parker. I work at the Handley Hope Center doing the dirty work. In my free time, I enjoy fishing and annoying my wife.
I’m John Simmons and I am the Midlothian Campus Pastor. My wife and I have 3 really cool kids and we really do live off of Coffee and Jesus!
I’m Jordan Wallace and I’m the Video & Project Director for Rush Creek. I love my husband and my dog, and I’m also into sci-fi, photography, and video games.
I serve Rush Creek by leading our groups team to design, build, and protect environments for biblical community. I am married to my high school sweetheart (Abby), we have 3 kids, and in my free time you’ll find me doing anything outdoors with the kids or losing my mind watching Manchester United!
I’m Katie Warren and I assist in the finance realm. I am married with three children and enjoy a good mystery and hanging with my family in my free time.
My name is Kaylee Musser and I am the Connections Assistant here at Rush Creek. Whenever I have free time, you can find me reading, crafting or nerding out over movies and video games with my wonderful husband Austin!
Its such a joy to point people to Jesus and to lead our folks in worship each week at the Green Oaks campus. I’ve been married to my high school sweetheart for twenty years and we have four amazing kiddos.
I’m Lauren Bevill and I’m the Worship Minister at our Mira Lagos campus. I have an incredible husband that partners in ministry with me and our heart is to love and serve others in all that we do. If we aren’t at church… we are probably at Disney World.
I’m Lauren Sudberry, and I’m the Children’s Minister at our Mira Lagos campus. When I don’t have my nose in a book researching for school, I love to binge watch TV, eat Chick-Fil-A, and play games with friends.
I’m Lauren Van Hoy and I am married and have 3 wonderful kids. I am a kids minister and I love seeing kids find Jesus, worship and pursue God.
My name is Mariela Ellis and I am the Finance Director at Rush Creek Church. I have been blessed to serve with Rush Creek’s worship team for several years and any music from Maverick City just fills my soul!
I am Martha Tauzin and I am Facilities Administrative Assistant. I am married with 2 married sons and have 2 grandchildren who I love to spoil when I am not quilting.
I’m Marty Collier and I get the privilege of serving as the Lead Pastor of Rush Creek. I love spending time with my wife and kids as well as playing tennis, running, and doing triathlons.
I’m Megan Cramer, the Digital Media Director at Rush Creek. I’m married to my best friend, Jake! We have an amazing baby boy! I spend time hanging out with my family and our two dogs.
Hey y’all! I’m Meghan and I am the Graphic Arts Director at Rush Creek, my first job out of college in 2013. I am newly married to the coolest husband and we have a super energetic silver lab named Bongo!
I’m Michelle King and I am the Executive Assistant at Rush Creek. I have been married to my best friend for 30 years, have two amazing daughters and three fur babies!
I’m Mike Scott and the Technology Director of Rush Creek. I am happily married to an amazingly beautiful, wise and loving woman and we have one son and two pugs.
My name is Misty Nailon and I’m the Children’s Minister for all ages, up to 6th grade, at the Mansfield West campus. My husband and I have been married for 20 years and we have three kids.
I’m Monique Redmon, the Human Resources Director for Rush Creek. My husband, Clayton, and I have been married for 20 years and we have three amazing children- Clayton, Carlwell, and Clair.
I’m Nathan Garza and I’m the Worship Pastor at the Arlington Park campus. I’m happily married and we have two fun and crazy little girls.
I’m Phillip Wambsganss and I serve as a church Trustee. I live in Mansfield with my wife Tiffani and our three children along with our many animals.
I’m Rusty Stehr and I am a Trustee at Rush Creek. I am married with two daughters and spend most of my time attending their events.
I’m Ryan Higgs and I serve as the Student Pastor at our Mansfield West campus. I enjoy running and finding new coffee shops with my wife Maddie.
I’m Sam Cruz Associate Director of Bilingual Production. I have a soon to be family of 5 and also love playing the drums!
Tengo la bendición de servir al Señor como Pastor del Ministerio Hispano. Junto a mi esposa disfrutamos mucho nuestro tiempo familiar con nuestros tres hijos, un yerno, una nuera y nuestros cuatro hermosos nietos que pronto serán seis!
I’m Sarah Stubblefield one of the children’s ministers at the Green Oaks Campus. I love giant iced coffee, to-do list, and all things enneagram!
I have the privilege of being the Campus Pastor at Mansfield West and providing leadership to our Campus Pastors at Rush Creek. I’ve been married to my wife Michelle since 1993 and we have 2 grown children and 1 grand-daughter (Yes, it is awesome being a grandparent)
What’s Up! I’m Seth McClure, the Director of Worship Arts here at Rush Creek! Usually, catching a vibe in Fort Worth alongside my Wife and Corgi, where we love to cook and explore!
I’m Shane Cavitt and I am the Local Compassion Pastor For Rush Creek Church. I love Jesus, my family and the University of Texas Longhorns!
I serve as Trustee and I’ve been a partner of Rush Creek for over 10 years. I’ve been married for 22 years to my amazing husband Jeff, and I have two teenagers who have grown up at Rush Creek. For me, serving our communities, partners and staff is such a blessing, gift and an honor.
I’m Shelly Ramsey and I am the Business Administrator, leading our Operations Teams at Rush Creek. I love to travel and hang out with my grandkids; my daughter and I have just started our own travel agency, Trip Designers.
I’m Sherie VanMinsel and I am the Administrative Assistant for the Rush Creek Counseling Center. Away from work, I enjoy spending time with family (especially my grandbaby) and you can also find me sewing, painting or upcycling some new-found treasure!
I am Stacia Miller, the Student Administrative Assistant for Rush Creek helping to support all of our Student Pastors across all our campuses. I am married and have two daughters and we are partners at the Green Oaks Campus.
Hi! I’m Stacie Sherman and I am the Creative and Communications Director here at Rush Creek. I have four wonderful kids, two mini donkeys, one dog and I’m married to my favorite person in the world.
I am Stan Rogers and the Groups Pastor at our Arlington Park Campus. I was born and raised right here in the metroplex, married to an incredible woman and dad to our two adult sons.
I’m Steve Webel and I’m the Director of Pastoral Care at Rush Creek. After spending most of the past 2 decades overseas, my family is now adjusting to living life and loving people in Texas.
I’m Tiffany Ward and a Children’s Minister at Rush Creek. I am married, and we have a sweet little girl. In our free time we love hanging out with students and playing volleyball.
I’m Will Franklin and I have the privilege of being Student Pastor at our Midlothian campus. I have been working at Dallas Baptist University as an Admissions Counselor since June 2021 and graduated from there with a BBA in May 2022.