Jaylin has served as the pastor of Oak Grove Christian Church since 2016. He lives in Oak Grove with his wife, Geena, daughters Lula and Zoe, and dogs, Karl and Daisy. He is passionate about the local church and seeing people’s lives transformed by the power of the Gospel. He holds a B.A. in Bible/Pastoral Ministry from Manhattan Christian College (Manhattan, KS), Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary (Pasadena, CA), and Master Level Certificate from Freie Theologische Hochschule Giessen (Germany). It is important to him that Christians are empowered to read, understand, and apply the Bible, and he loves to help people on that journey. Jaylin also coaches soccer at Oak Grove High School.
Dave is the worship minister of Oak Grove Christian Church since March 2022. He has the heart of a worship leader and uses music to connect people's hearts to the Father. He has volunteered in music and tech ministry since he was a kid. Dave and his wife, Aubree, have 3 young kids, and his beard is now longer than his picture.
Pastor to Senior Adults & High School Equivalency Director
Russell is a semi-retired minister and elder of the church. In his "retirement," he offers free adult classes in High School Equivalency (GED), English as a Second Language (ESL), and Naturalization/Citizenship. He also oversees the ministry to our seniors, creating community among the elderly. Russell graduated from Manhattan Christian College with a degree in Pastoral Ministry and Master of Counseling at Liberty University. He is married to Sharon and has one son, Russ III.
Brenda has been the secretary of Oak Grove Christian Church since 2012. She lives in Oak Grove with her husband, Doug. She has three boys: Trevor, Jeremy, and Corey. She also runs her own business, Dunn Stitched It, a custom embroidery company. In her spare time, she likes to read and play at the lake with her family.