Pastor Paul has been at Murdale as Senior Pastor since September 1970.
He and his wife Donna have two sons, two daughter-in-laws, and five grandchildren.
He loves to share God's Word in each of our service.
Rev. Paul Hicks
Rev. John Peterson
Interim Pastor to Students
Pastor John joined the staff at Murdale in January 2006. He and his wife Donna have had the privilege of ministering to / with students and families in Illinois, Indiana & Missouri for more than 30 years. They have one daughter, Kyleigh, who lives in Nashville, TN with her husband James.
December 31, 2017 Pastor John retired from full-time ministry at MBC. January 1, 2018 he began to serve as our Interim Pastor to Students while the church searches for a new Student Minister.
Beverly Jennings joined the staff at Murdale in October 2009. She and her family have enjoyed membership at Murdale since the late 90's. Bringing her 20 years' experience working in Early Childhood and Children's Education, she now helps MBC reach their goal of showing God's love to all of our young children. She and her husband, Tim, have 3 daughters; Taylor, Brynn and Kelsie.
Director of Upward
Rachel Peters joined the staff at Murdale in June 2011. She and her family have been members at Murdale since October of 2010. She enjoys watching the kids learn, not just about basketball and cheerleading, but most importantly - God. Her desire is to see the boys and girls grow closer to God and have a relationship with Him. Rachel and her husband, Scott, have 4 children; Mikayla, Cameron, Karisa and Travis
Rev. Tommy Taylor
Music & Worship
Pastor Tommy rejoined the staff at Murdale in July 2016. He and his wife Lisa had the joy of serving here previously from 2000 to 2006. They have enjoyed leading Music & Worship Ministries for over 30 years with churches in Texas, Illinois, Missouri, and Tennessee. Tommy & Lisa have five children, Melody (& Matthew) , Trip (& Shelby-parents of Thom), Robby (& Megan), Lily (& Ben), and Toby.