Leadership

Tim Beasley

Pastor

Tim Beasley married Stephanie, his high school sweetheart, 19 years ago. They have three children, Madison, Lauren and JT. Tim likes to fish and campout with his son’s cub scout pack. He enjoys construction and woodworking projects. Tim has a degree in Christian Education from Ozark Christian College in Joplin, MO and is beginning work on a Master’s Degree in Counseling. His favorite verse: I Corinthians 9:24-27. Tim has served on our staff since 1996 and is responsible for our Involvement Ministry and Leadership.

Bill Fink

Pastor

Bill Fink leads Central’s Outreach Ministries which includes our local, national and global outreach teams. Bill has been on staff at Central for 24 years. He carries a passion for seeing the church working outside the walls of the church building and reaching those who do not know Jesus. Bill has been married to his wife Cindy for 37 years and together they have raised their two sons, Tyler and Travis. Bill is an avid reader and golfer. Bill loves spending time with his two grandchildren Adelaide and Caleb – born to Tyler and his wife Sara.

Ben Shure

Pastor

Ben Shure and his wife, Jennifer married while in college in 1999.  They have 3 children, Charis, Levi, and Luke. Ben loves to play sports, games, and have adventures with Jennifer and their kids. When he can, Ben follows the Razorbacks closely. Ben graduated from the University of Central Arkansas in 2002 with a B.A. in Art Education. While teaching for 7 years, Ben served in lay ministry. In 2009 the Shure family became missionaries with Pioneer Bible Translators. They served in Tanzania and in Dallas, TX before moving back to Arkansas in 2011. Ben is still passionate about God’s glory among the unreached people of the world.  Ben joined the Central team as Pastor to Families with Children in September 2012.

Braxton Schulte

Pastor

Braxton joined the Central team in May of 2013 and serves in the area of Student Ministry. Braxton has a heart for discipleship and a passion for helping students live out their faith in Jesus on a daily basis. He is a graduate of Ozark Christian College and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Christian Ministry with a specialization in Student Ministry. Braxton and his wife Simone are originally from Mid-Missouri. They were married in May of 2010 and have a beautiful little girl named Brynlee.

Joshua Bower

Pastor

Joshua joined the Central team in July of 2016 and is responsible for our Worship Arts Ministry. Growing up in Fort Worth, Texas, he was raised to love the Lord and found himself being called to ministry while in high school. He is a graduate of Dallas Christian College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Worship Arts-Music Ministry. Joshua is passionate about making sure that the church is led in authentic worship, not simply good music. It is his goal to keep the power of the Gospel message at the core of everything that we do. Whether on a Sunday morning or at any other time of the week, we are called to live a lifestyle of worship (Romans 12:1-2), continuously pouring ourselves out for the glory of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Our Elders

Bryan Feather

Christopher Wear

JD Williams

Jeff McCollough

Jim Mikula

John Baxter

Jonathan Wear

Kevin Porter

Mike Johnson

Phillip Scoggins

Ron Johnson

Scott Montgomery

Tim Bailey

Tyler Loukota