Mark J. Arnold began serving as our Senior Pastor in 2020. Pastor Mark received his B.A. from OBU in Shawnee, OK and his M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Tx. Mark has been in ministry for over 42 years having served as a Senior Pastor, NAMB Church Planter, Minister of Education and various other staff positions in Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Missouri. He has ministered as a Transitional Pastor and consultant at several MBC churches including First Baptist Sedalia, Riverview Baptist Osage Beach, First Baptist Ozark, North Nixa Baptist and Hopedale before becoming our Senior Pastor. Mark has been married to his college sweetheart, Jackie, for 41 years. They have four adult children, three granddaughters and a grandson!