chaD has served Beech Street since 2012. During that time he has worn many hats. He was the Student Pastor for 7 years before transitioning to the Connections Pastor position. chaD and his wife, Kim, have been married for over 25 years. They have two children: Caleb (23) and Abbey (20). Caleb lives in Nashville, Tennessee, and is a professional musician. Abbey lives in Nashville also and is currently exploring life’s many options. They have 2 other kids at home, Winston (Boxer), and Riggins (Long-Hair Dachshund). chaD has been in full-time ministry for 28 years. He has been the Arkansas High School Football Chaplin for 8 years. When he isn’t at the office/home, He is out on his motorcycle. chaD is a musician, movie buff, a tech guy, and loves video games.  His main job now at Beech Street is to connect people to Church and the Church to people.


Daniel is the Student Pastor at Beech Street FBC. He started in ministry at Beech Street First Baptist Church as an intern in 2012. Daniel grew up in Lonoke, Arkansas and attended Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.  Daniel and his wife, Hallie, married in 2011. They have two kids, Cayley and Porter, and a chocolate lab mix named Rory. Daniel loves the outdoors.  He enjoys camping, hiking, going to zoos, and attending sporting events.


Michelle is the Children’s Minister at Beech Street FBC. She has been working with children for over 33 years and has been at Beech Street for 3 of those years.  Michelle and her husband, Doug, have been married for 28 years and have one college-age son, Ben.  Michelle was raised in Louisiana and has been in Arkansas for 11 years. She loves Jesus, coffee, estate sale shopping, and Hallmark movies.


Erin is the Preschool Minister at Beech Street FBC.  She has worked with preschool children for 25 years and has been a member of Beech Street for 35 years. Erin and her husband, Jason, have been married for 28 years and have two sons, Hunter and Fischer.  They also have four grandchildren.  Erin was born and raised in Texarkana. She loves organizing, traveling, and spending time with her grandchildren.


Shelley and her family have been at Beech Street since the summer of 2013. She and her husband, Ken, have 4 children: Jay, Josh, Evan & Erin. Josh and his wife, Becca, have one son, Rowan, and live on the Texas side of Texarkana. Evan recently married his wife, Eden, and they both teach and coach in Mineral Springs, Arkansas. Shelley joined the Beech Street Administrative staff in June of 2014 in the Children’s/Students’ area. She now works in the front office assisting the pastors, as well as producing graphics for several events at Beech Street. In her down time she enjoys cooking, reading, sewing, and most recently, playing with the new grandson.


Wendy has been the Administrative Assistant to the Preschool and Children’s Ministries for 2 years.  She started serving as a volunteer in the Children’s Ministry over 24 years ago and has been a member of Beech Street for over 36 years.  Wendy and her husband, Monty, have been married for 26 years and have 3 children, Ian, Courtney, and Seth.  She grew up in Texarkana, Texas, and moved to Arkansas when she and Monty got married. She loves scrapbooking, family games, and being with her friends.