Mark Harvey, Pastor
Pastor Mark Harvey is a graduate of Hobbs High School, Hobbs, New Mexico; Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona; and Gateway Seminary, Mill Valley, California. He has been married to Judy Ozment Harvey of Sutter Creek, California for 41 years. They have a missionary son, James Harvey, married to Jennifer Sanders Harvey and a precocious grandson, Aiden. Mark and Judy served for 31 years with the International Mission Board, SBC as missionaries to Hong Kong, the Philippines and Singapore. Mark was a candidate consultant at the IMB office in Richmond, Virginia for nine years. He has served also served as a church planter, Theological Education by Extension trainer, Logistics Coordinator and Pastor.
Sandi Sprouse, Director of Music
Sandi has been a Believer her whole life, but her most transformative Christian experience occurred in 1999 and life has never been the same. A time of personal tragedy and loss became instead a time of comfort and joy in the Lord. She entered the musical realm at the age of 14, singing in various types of venues in numerous states over the years. Sandi began singing on the Bell Road Baptist Church praise team upon joining the church in 2014, and became Director of Music for BRBC in September, 2016. “It is truly my blessing and privilege to lead the Lord’s people into worship,” says Sandi. “I thank Him and the church family at BRBC for giving me the opportunity to use HIS gifts for HIS glory!”
John and Jessica Wallan, Youth Ministers
John and Jessica have been married for almost 5 years and have been youth ministers for half that time. John is from California and has lived in Nashville for ten years. Jessica is from Georgia and has lived in Nashville for 5 years. They share a love for youth and for presenting biblical ideas in a down to earth way that is easy to grasp. They believe the key to successful youth ministry is through prayer and in building personal relationships with their youth. They look forward to many years of youth ministry and are excited to be serving at Bell Road Baptist Church!