MINISTRY STAFF

Meet the Grace Crossing Ministry Team

Doug Peters Senior Minister
 
Senior Minister
Before pursuing the call to ministry, Doug graduated from Midwestern State University and worked in electrical engineering at Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant. Sensing God’s leading to serve the church in a full-time capacity, Doug attended Abilene Christian University (BA, MS, M.Div and D.Min) and has been in ministry since 1989. Doug most recently held the Chair of Preaching and Ministry at Oklahoma Christian University, Doug and his wife Sheryl have two adult daughters, Lauren and Alani.
Rod Brady Worship Arts Minister
 
Worship & Communications Minister
A graduate of Independence Community College, Rod is an energetic worship leader with a passion for honoring God through music and the arts. Prior to Grace Crossing, Rod served as the Worship Minister for the Garnett Church of Christ in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He and his wife Diane have one adult son.
Kevin Hackett
 
Youth Family Minister
Kevin Hackett graduated from Abilene Christian University in 2004 with a degree in Youth and Family Ministry and a minor in counseling-related Psychology. Prior to Grace Crossing, he served as the Student Minister at the Sylvan Hills Church of Christ for 10 years, and before that was the Middle School Youth Minister at High Pointe Church of Christ in McKinney, TX. Kevin and his wife Kim have two children.
Emily Burns
 
Children’s Family Minister
Emily Burns graduated from Oklahoma Christian University with a Bachelor’s in Liberal Arts with a focus in Youth Ministry and Child Development. She served as a Youth & Family Minster for two years with the Littleton Church of Christ in Littleton, CO, before moving on to Woodland West Church of Christ in Arlington, TX, where she served for 11 years. Emily is married to Jared Burns and they love doing ministry together!
 
 
GCA Ministries Director
Tim Hicks graduated from Harding University with a Bachelor’s in Bible and a Master’s Degree in Education. He served as a Youth & Family Minister for 20 years at the West Side Church of Christ in Searcy, Arkansas and the Bentonville Church of Christ in Bentonville, Arkansas. He then served 10 years as Children & Family Minister at the Bentonville Church of Christ in Bentonville, Arkansas and the Glenwood Church of Christ in Tyler Texas. Tim and his wife Becky have two adult sons.