North Park Baptist Staff
Pastor David Murphy
David Murphy came to North Park in October of 2008 after serving in ministry with various Baptist churches since 1995. He and his wife, Jennifer, began vocational ministry at First Baptist Church of Nash, Texas and served there for three years as Youth and Education Minister. God, then, called them to serve as Youth Minister and eventually Associate Pastor at First Baptist Church of Centerton in northwest Arkansas. Brother David holds a Doctor of Philosophy in theology from Trinity Theological Seminary (2013), a Master of Divinity in pastoral studies from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (2003), and a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in business from Texas A&M University-Texarkana (1997). Feel free to reach out to David by email at email@example.com. Also, check out the pastor’s blog at learnlivelead.net.
Associate Pastor Mark Bennett
professional life teaching music and leading worship and bands. He is a gifted musician that can play and teach most instruments. Mark also has a love for the church and serving in a Pastoral role. You can email Mark at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minister of Discipleship
After decades in the business world, Gary surrendered to ministry and began a journey of discipleship. He and his wife, Regina, own local businesses as well as serve in many roles at North Park. Gary has a desire to see the gospel of Jesus Christ change the hearts of people, while also producing the action of multiplication.
Family Pastor Chris Reed
Chris and Amanda Reed, along with their four children, joined the North Park staff in January 2018. After serving churches in East Texas and Central Arkansas for many years in Youth and Music Ministry, Chris moves to a larger role as Family Pastor. Chris has a desire to connect teenagers, preteens, and children to the gospel and a deeper understanding of discipleship. The Family Pastor role at North Park includes responsibilities in Youth Ministry, Children’s Ministry, and basically whatever else comes along.