Elders:

Jerry Sullins became an elder at K.E. in 2006 and is currently the director of the Bible Institute of Missouri in Springfield, MO. He enjoys fishing and spending time with family.

His wife, Edith is the librarian at the Bible Institute. They have three daughters and one son: Tara Sullins; Rachel Sullins; Laurie Macy, and Ray Sullins and wife, Cindy, all of Springfield.  Their son, Ray is the minister for the Kansas Expressway Church of Christ.
Jerry & Edith spent several years in Africa where Jerry was the director of the Botswana & Zambia School of Biblical Studies.

Jerry also, is the Supervisor of two Preacher Training Schools in Africa located in Zambia and Uganda. He has been a preacher for five congregations in the U.S. for a period of 20 years. The Sullins lived in Africa for a period of almost 20 years in three African countries to plant churches and establish full-time preacher training schools.

Jerry and his wife Edith have been married since 1962 and have been blessed with 4 children, 10 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
David Fielder has been a member of the Lord’s church since 1971 and became an elder in 2019. David is a teacher for the College-age class and offers Wednesday night devotionals. He has taught at the Kansas Expressway Annual Marriage Seminar and enjoys bringing the stories and lessons from the Bible alive to the young people at Happy Hollow Bible Camp each year.

David is an attorney at Lowther Johnson Law Firm in Springfield. He graduated from Drury University and the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law. He served as Editor in Chief of the Missouri Law Review. David has practiced law in Springfield since 1987 and is a Member of Lowther-Johnson Attorneys at Law, LLC. He has also served as deputy of the Greene County Sheriff’s Office since 1993 presently serving in the Criminal Investigations Division.

David and his wife, Julie married in 1992 and have two children, Hannah and her husband Robbie Kirkland of Republic, and John Fielder. Julie is a homemaker and has worked part-time since 2012 as the secretary for the church and is a teacher for the Sunday morning 3rd and 4th grade bible class.

David enjoys all things hunting and shooting and especially spending time with his family.

Deacons:

Dwayne Green is a loan officer at Bank of Missouri in Republic. He enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.
Dwayne serves as the treasurer for the church at Kansas Expressway and helps with the contribution count.  
His wife, Jan is a homemaker. She has transformed the teacher supply room into a beautifully organized space over the years. She keeps busy maintaining the teachers’ supplies, making sure our hallway looks inviting and creates some of the bulletin boards.
 
Dwayne and Jan have two sons: Brent and his wife Dedra of Bolivar, and Stephen Green of Republic. Brent is a 2007 graduate of the Bible Institute of Missouri and is an instructor at the Bible Institute of Missouri. Brent and Dedra have two children, Cayden and Veyda.
 
Dwayne and Jan live in Republic and enjoy spending time with their grandchildren.
Leroy Hathcock and his wife, Delores, have been married since 1963. They have 2 sons: Timothy and his two sons, Eli and Caleb live in Republic and Alan lives in Springfield.

Leroy’s helps with counting the contribution.

Leroy is retired from Associated Grocers and enjoys spending time with his grandsons and going to garage sales and auctions.

Delores is a homemaker and helps out in the 2 & 3 year old class.
Mark McCarty his wife, Pam, have been a part of the congregation dating back to the Johnson and Dale congregation. They live in the Fair Grove area where they raise beef cattle and enjoy time with their grandchildren. Pam is the secretary at Fair Grove Elementary.

Mark enjoys all things outdoors, reading books from various genres including paperback westerns. He as well enjoys watching John Wayne movies.

He serves the congregation in the area of personal evangelism with a focus on the Bible Correspondence work. On various occasions he has conducted personal evangelism training in the college age group classroom. Mark enjoys studying the bible, teaching bible classes, and filling in at the pulpit when needed.
Seth Hass works at John Deere Co. as an IT integrator. He enjoys hunting, taking walks thru the woods and playing instruments spending time with family.

Seth teaches the 5th and 6th grade Sunday morning class.

His wife, Jennifer is a homemaker and homeschools their children; Eraweh, T-Roy, Easton, Rheleigh, Naelith, Laodhan, Stowan and Ackarley. Jennifer also helps out in the nursery  They live in Elkland.
Clay Hoffman and his wife, Lynette, have two children:  Isaac and Kara.  Isaac is enrolled at Ozark Technical College and Kara attends school in Fair Grove.  Clay, Lynette and their two children live just outside of Fair Grove. 

Clay has been a service technician with Arctic Refrigeration since 2001.  Lynette works with the Fair Grove School District. Clay likes to hunt fish and play golf while Lynette likes gardening, painting pottery, and the St. Louis Cardinals baseball.

Clay's main duties as a deacon are custodial, building and grounds.  He has served as a deacon since January of 2016.
Donny Gardner and his wife, Jeanna, have two children: Tyler and Emma. Tyler attends Ozark Technical College and Emma is homeschooled. Donny, Jeanna and their children live in Oldfield.

Donny works as a welder/computer draftsman with Gilbert Industries. Donny enjoys hunting & fishing. Jeanna is a homemaker and likes cooking, gardening, and spending time with friends and family.  

Donny's main duties as a deacon are taking care of the Sound Room and Electronic Communications.  He has been a deacon since 2016.
Matthew Koont was appointed as a deacon in 2018. Matthew’s main work involves managing and planning the teenage youth group devos and activities and teaching the High School class on Sunday mornings. He is on the rotation for Wednesday night devotionals and fills in at the pulpit every now and then. Matthew also has a weekly podcast, “White Picket Fences” that airs on the Biblewaymedia web site.

Matthew works as a Project Engineer for Ridewell Corporation and he enjoys music, sports, and time on the beach with his family in Destin.

His wife Jennifer is a homemaker and Homeschool Administrator, manager and teacher to their five children: Trinity, Noah, Mattalin, Anabella and Benjamin.  Jennifer also helps teach the 1st and 2nd grade Wednesday night bible class.
James Cartwright and his wife, Sarah, have three sons: Seth, Samuel, and Silas. Sarah is a keeper at home. They have been faithful members at the Kansas Expressway congregation for over a decade.  

James has a degree in Industrial Systems Technology and is employed at Southern Missouri Containers. He enjoys studying God’s Word; being outdoors; camping, canoeing, hiking; traveling; woodworking; playing guitar; and anything firearms related. James has had previous Peace Officer training at Drury Law Enforcement Academy. His primary duty as deacon is overseeing our congregational security and scheduling the security rotations.

Ministers:

Ray Sullins has been the evangelist at Kansas Expressway Church of Christ since October 1998. His wife is Cindy works at Bass Pro corporate offices in the legal department in Springfield.
 
Ray and Cindy have three children: Nikki, Trey and Chase. Nikki is married to Luke Tebbe and is an RN and Luke is a podiatrist; they live in Kansas City. Trey is married to Ruth and preaches for the Omaha church of Christ in Omaha, Arkansas; Ruth is a teacher with the Branson school system. Chase still lives at home and is in high school.
 
Ray and Cindy have previously done mission work in Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia where Ray taught at the Botswana and Zambia Schools of Biblical Studies. He continues to make yearly mission trips to assist with our preacher training schools in Zambia, Ghana and Uganda. Ray also worked with Truth for the World prior to coming to Kansas Expressway church of Christ.
 
Currently, Ray teaches at the Bible Institute of Missouri, and hosts “The Living Word” television program that airs weekly. He also participates in several lectureships and gospel meetings and directs a camp session each year at Happy Hollow Bible Camp. 
Brent Green graduated from Missouri State in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Education and then graduated from the Bible Institute of Missouri in 2007. Since his graduation, he has preached for two congregations in Missouri and worked with the Bible Institute of Missouri (BIM) in various capacities, serving as a full-time instructor since 2011.
 
In addition to his teaching responsibilities, he is active in the development of both the BIM and its sister schools in Africa, having made multiple trips to Zambia, Uganda, and Ghana. He now works to help develop all four schools now collectively called the Global Schools of Biblical Studies.
 
He is supported in his life and work by his wife Dedra and their two children, Cayden and Veyda.
 
Brent enjoys gardening, fishing, and generally spending time outdoors with his family.