Ben Glover has been the senior minister at Oakcrest since September of 2007. He married way over his head to Elaina (in 1981) and they have four awesome children (Tara, Logan, Austin, & Mikayla) and two amazing grandchildren (Jaxson & Harrison). Ben received his B.S. in Youth Ministry (’86) and M.A. in Ministry (’95) from Oklahoma Christian University – and just completed his Masters in Marriage & Family Therapy (’14) from SNU on his way to completing the requirements for his LPC licensure. Ben has worked in full-time ministry for nearly 3 decades and ministered in Del City, Ok, Lawrence, KS, Bethel Acres, OK, and south Oklahoma City.
Spiritual Formation Minister
Tim joined the staff in May 2012. He has been married to Mendy for 27 years and they are blessed with 3 kids: Marissa (18), MacKenzie (13) and Micah (8). He attended the Preston Road Center for Christian Education in Dallas and completed BA & MDiv degrees at Abilene Christian University along with studies at UNT in Denton and OU. Tim especially enjoys thinking through biblical issues with Christians as well as those discouraged, disappointed and cynical – complex questions are a real treat even though he seldom has definite answers other than God’s infinite love. He has worked as Youth Minister (Eastland, TX, Sherman TX & Ponca City, OK) and Preaching Minister (Stafford, TX, Albany, TX & Argyle, TX). Tim enjoys time with his M&M’s (family of “M’s”), movies, music & martial arts and the crazy fun Oakcrest staff who are deeply spiritual in their joy-filled walk with Jesus.
Allen joined the Oakcrest team in July 2013. His has been married to his beautiful wife Staci for 15 years and they have 2 amazing kids — Allie (11) & Ethan (8). Allen earned a B.A. in Youth & Family Ministry from Abilene Christian University (’99) and has served in several ministry roles throughout the years, working with children, youth and college people in places like Austin, TX & Wichita Falls, TX. In his spare time, Allen enjoys reading, playing golf & other sports, watching superhero movies, spending time with his family and writing bios in the third person.
Levi has been with at Oakcrest going on 3 years now and he couldn’t be happier to be blessed with such an amazing Church family and Youth group. He’s married to his favorite person, Billie Sue. Levi has two awesome kids and loves having them around our teens. He graduated with a Degree in Youth Ministry from Oklahoma Christian in 2006 and has been working full time as a Youth Minister ever since. He stays busy with Student Ministry but most importantly does his best to help the teens in their relationship with God.