Senior Minister - Tim Denton
A 1976 graduate of Oklahoma Christian University, Tim has been involved in full-time ministry since the mid-1970s. He married the love of his life, Darlene, in 1981 and over the years they welcomed three children into their family, Rachel, Renae, and Tyson. In addition to being a minister, husband, and father, Tim added "grandpa" to his list of accomplishments when Renae and her husband Ronnie brought Barrett Wade into the world in August 2017.
Tim has served churches in Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas, and has been the Senior Minister at the Vanderveer Street Church of Christ for over 20 years.
Associate Minister - J.D. Berry
J.D. was born and raised in California and enjoyed a successful career as a fire fighter. However, in 2010 he felt the Lord calling him to use his talents to minister to teens. He moved to Lubbock, Texas, where he earned a degree in Youth and Family Studies from Sunset International Bible Institute. While completing his studies, he met his wife, MarLee, and they married in 2014. Together they have a son, Ryker.
Since deciding to devote his life to full-time ministry, J.D. has served churches in California, Oklahoma, Florida, and Texas. Additionally, he received a bachelor's degree in Biblical Studies from Amridge University. He has served as the Associate Minister/Youth Director at Vanderveer Street Church of Christ since January 2016.