Our Leadership and Staff

Elders 

opbc-14P. Chase Sears - Pastor-Teacher (staff)

Chase was raised in Bowling Green, KY and came to Oak Park in 2012. He is married to Sarah and has four children: Grace, Hannah, Andrew, and Lillian. Chase came to trust the Lord Jesus during his first semester of college and was discipled in a local church for the next four years. He has seminary degrees from both The Master’s Seminary and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Chase desires to see Christians built up by the truths of God’s Word, so that they may be equipped to encourage others and make Christ known.


Chris' Mug Shot-2Chris West - Pastor of Worship and Young Adults (staff)

Chris was raised in Oklahoma, but lived all over the country while serving in the military. After retiring from the Air Force, he came to Southern Indiana in 2016 to attend The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Chris has been married to Jennifer since 1994, and they have five children: Brandon, Logan, Madelyn, Allyson and Ryan. Chris trusted Christ at a youth camp in high school and has served in music ministry and various leadership roles ever since. He is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity degree in Worship Leadership. Chris has a passion for leading fellow believers in Christ-centered worship and a strong desire to see young people grow in their faith.


opbc-18Joshua Page - Pastor of Children and Students (staff)

Joshua is from the south end of Louisville and has attended Oak Park with his wife Angela since 2013. They had their first son, Ezra, in September of 2015. Joshua committed to following Christ at a young age and served faithfully through his early college years at U of L. He lived in rebellion to God for a few years until several circumstances returned him to God's purposes. Eventually the Lord led him to exit the business world so he could serve the church full-time in spring 2015. Joshua now uses his organizational skills to support the church. He possesses a heart for reaching the children and families around Oak Park. 


opbc-5Mike Bauslaugh - Lay Pastor 

Mike came to Oak Park in 2002 after moving to the area from Iowa with his wife Christine. They have two daughters, two sons-in-law, two grandsons, and two granddaughters. Mike grew up in a Christian family where his parents were both actively involved in the local church. When he was eight years old, he realized that a person does not become a Christian by association, and trusted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior during an evangelistic crusade at his church in Detroit, Michigan. He is excited to be involved in working with adults, teaching God's Word in Discipleship Classes, and leading the Amazing Grays senior adult ministry. Mike is retired from a position in the transportation industry.


opbc-7Nathan Hunter - Lay Pastor

Nathan Hunter was born and raised in Michigan. He came to southern Indiana for theological studies. He came to Christ at an early age thanks to the influence of his parents in building a Godly home. Nathan is especially excited to minister in the areas of teaching and discipleship at Oak Park.


jim-1Jim McCalister - Lay Pastor

Jim and his family - Wife: Julie and Sons: Hayden & Noah - moved to Sellersburg, IN in 2005. Jim is employed with State Farm Currently, He and his wife serve as leaders in the Oak Park college ministry. As an elder Jim desires to equip the church to carry out the great commission.


Ministry Staff

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Nick Weaver - Facilites Director (staff)

Nick grew up in Arkansas and came to Oak Park in 2012. He is married to Whitney and they have two children, Norah and Silas. Nick was saved at a young age after hearing the gospel from Christian parents and a faithful church. Overseeing the facilities that God has blessed Oak Park with provides him with great satisfaction as it helps to serve the gospel ministry in the community.  


opbc-12Terry Broady - Ministry Assistant (staff) 

Terry was born and raised in Jeffersonville, Indiana. She has been married to Doug since 1972 and they have three sons and three grandsons. Terry came to Christ when she was 10 through the dedication of her mother who always saw that she went to church on Sundays even when her mother could not drive and her father did not go. Terry enjoys being the Ministry Assistant and interacting with the staff and members of Oak Park. 


opbc-17Jeremy Sumners - Pastoral Apprentice

Jeremy grew up in Spring Hill, Tennessee and came to Oak Park in 2014. He has been married to his bride Beth since 2013. He was saved as a teenager and has been involved in the local church since then pursuing a call to ministry. Jeremy has a bachelor’s degree from Boyce College, and is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity in Biblical Counseling from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jeremy’s passion is to see people mature in Christ through teaching and discipleship, growing in holiness, and being transformed further into the image of Christ.


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Ethan Graves - Pastoral Apprentice

Ethan was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and has spent most of his life here in the southern Indiana area. Christ saved him at a young age through the faithful Gospel witness of his parents. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Divinity at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Hoping to be a church planting pastor once he graduates, Ethan is excited to be serving alongside the elders in every way he can. 


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Kaitlyn S. - Outreach Intern

Kaitlyn grew up in Osceola, Missouri. The Lord graciously saved her in her early teenage years and she came to Oak Park in 2014. Kaitlyn is currently a student at Boyce College. She is excited to see church members mobilized in great commission work both locally and to the ends of the earth. 


Deacons 

opbc-10John Ketenbrink- Chairman 

John grew up on a small farm outside of Rising Sun, Indiana. He and his wife, Andrea joined Oak Park in 2002. They now have three children: Haley, Rachel, and Logan. John was raised in a Christian home, and turned his life over to Christ as a young child. He is actively involved in the planning and development of Oak Park’s physical campus so it can be used as an effective ministry tool for years to come.


opbc-15Kyle Kingery - Facilities 

Kyle was born and raised in Indiana, where he met his wife Stephanie. They have two children, Mackenzie and Noah. Kyle came to Christ through the preaching and teaching of God’s word at the age of 12 in his local church. He is excited about serving Oak Park through helping oversee future expansion and assisting the facilities director in normal building management. 


opbc-2Terry McMahan - Finance 

Terry grew up in a small town in middle Tennessee. Since leaving there, he has moved 28 times since his marriage to his wife Julia in 1967. They have two adult children, Kimber and Michael, and seven grandchildren. They began attending Oak Park in 2014. Reared in a church going family, Terry was a nominal Christian until becoming a committed believer as a young adult as a result of regular church involvement and the influence of other Christians. He enjoys individual and small group discussions with others about life, relationships, and the gospel.


opbc-9Scott Graves - Worship Services 

Scott’s father was an army officer, so he moved every year until he was in Junior High. They eventually settled in Salem, Indiana, where he attended church every Sunday participating in all the regular church activities. It was not until after spending several years in the army and marrying his wife Kimber that he truly surrendered his heart to Christ. They now have three children: Ethan, Anna and Emma. Their goal is to glorify Christ in all things.


opbc-3Mike Callahan - Worship Services

Mike was born and raised in Kentucky. He is married to Susan, and they have two children, Chad and Cydney. They came to Oak Park 2002. Mike came to Christ at the age of 17 at a tent revival. Mike enjoys greeting newcomers to the church making sure they feel welcomed. 

 


opbc-1David Lewis Jr. - Shut-ins 

David is originally from Miami, Florida and came to Oak Park in 1984 after graduating from Cumberland College. While at Cumberland, David met Lori Albro, whose family had been at Oak Park since the early 60’s. David and Lori have been married since 1984 and have two grown children, Ryan and Emily. David came to know Christ as a young child through the influences of his parents, their church in Miami and, specifically, VBS. He enjoys being part of a church that has such a rich history and embraces the blending of those traditions with the new ideas that come with church growth through new, young families. 


opbc-4Doug Broady - Technology

Doug grew up in Jeffersonville and has attended Oak Park Baptist since 1965. His wife Terry is also from Jeffersonville and they have three sons and three grandsons. Doug is a Navy veteran and currently works as an IT manager. He was raised in a Christian home and started his walk with Christ in 1974. Doug believes involvement in ministry through the local church is the best way to serve the Lord, have fellowship with believers, and grow in your faith 


opbc-6Nick Heavner - Technology

Nick is from Columbus, Indiana, and came to Jeffersonville for his job in architecture. He and his wife Amy joined Oak Park in 2004. They have three children, Alex, Ryan, and Kelly. Nick came to know Christ while in college through a Campus Crusade event. He enjoys spending time with his family and serving others in the church. 


Brennan Webb - Shut-ins

Brennan was raised in North Florida, home of the Seminoles. Through the faithful preaching of the word, Brennan came to know Jesus at the age of 11, growing and being discipled throughout middle and high school. Brennan seeks to serve the body at Oak Park through teaching discipleship classes, leading community group, and co-leading care to seniors.


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Cory Bledsoe - Mercy Ministry 

Cory grew up in Kingsport, Tennessee before spending his college years in Georgia. He is married to Sarah Bledsoe and they have one daughter, Hannah. Cory is the Executive Director of the Louisville Rescue Mission, a gospel-centered ministry to men and women experiencing homelessness and poverty. Cory grew up in a Christian environment, but did not come to Christ until college. He is grateful and humbled to serve in the mercy ministry arm of the church.