Pastors & Staff

Dr. Mark Dance

Transitional Pastor

Mark Dance, D.Min. is the Director of Pastoral Development/Regional Ministry Partner for Oklahoma Baptists, as well as the Executive Director of Care4Pastors. Mark previously served as a Senior Pastor for 28 years (3 churches) before becoming an Associate Vice President at LifeWay in 2014 where he served as the Director of Pastors until joining the staff of Oklahoma Baptists in 2019. He is a graduate of Howard Payne University, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Mark and Janet live in Broken Arrow.

Curt Payne

Minister of Worship

After serving in ministry positions across the state of Oklahoma, Curt joined the Parkview pastoral staff in 2016. He is passionate about connecting individuals to God through a lifestyle of worship. The more we know of Him, the more genuine our expression of worship will be. Curt  enjoys spending  time with his family; his lovely wife Julie and their two boys Caleb and Kyler. In their free time they all enjoy active lifestyles of fitness, some more than others. 

Robbie Bernhardt

Minister to Youth

Robbie joined the Parkview team in September of 2019 and has been in student ministry for nine years. He received a Bachelor's degree in Applied Ministry from Oklahoma Baptist University and a Master's degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Jinger have two boys, Kolt and Krew, with a baby on the way. Robbie loves a good cup of coffee, cheering on the OKC Thunder, the Pittsburgh Steelers, and hanging out with friends and family. His hope is that students would live out the call of the Great Commission and he loves being able to help students do so.

Danielle Disch

Minister to Children

Danielle joined the Parkview team in April of 2018, bringing along with her 10 years of ministry experience in the Baptist church. In effort to further develop her love for kids and the ministry, she graduated from ORU with her degree in Elementary Education and Worship Leadership. She and her husband David are life-long Okies who share a love for fishing, football, the Oklahoma State Cowboys, and their three dogs. Her heart’s desire is to teach children the true meaning of worship and that no one is too young or small to impact the Kingdom for Christ.

Melinda Loftis

Minister of Recreation & Single Adults

Melinda works with all age groups to provide recreation/leisure-time opportunities where they can grow spiritually while ministering to others and serves as our Singles Minister. Melinda has been on staff at Parkview since May of 2002 and truly has a wonderful love for the Lord and serving Him. She is a single mom of two teenage boys. She loves fishing, golf, and watching her boys play sports. 

Tarrah Ross

Weekday Preschool Director

Tarrah earned her B.S. from OU and has served in Preschool Ministry for several years. Tarrah has been attending Parkview Baptist Church since she was 3 months old. She and her husband Maury have three children, Carter, Jillian and Parker. She loves to cheer for OU and enjoys watching her kids play sports. 

Tiffany Morgan

Preschool Director

Tiffany had been working in our nursery for several years before taking the Director position in April of 2015. Tiffany is married to Steven Morgan.  She knew in 8th grade he was the love of her life.  They have two children, Brittaney and Gabrial.  

Ella Fast

Finance Administrator

Ella joined the Parkview staff in November of 2020.  Ella has extensive experience in Finance and Human Resources.  Most recently she served as the City Manager for Sky Valley Georgia.  Ella and her husband Dennis recently returned to the Tulsa area to be closer to family.  Ella is a tremendous asset to Parkview. 

Parkview Sequoyah Creek Staff

Stephen Shaw

Campus Pastor - Parkview Sequoyah Creek

Stephen Shaw became the pastor at our Broken Arrow Campus in April 2017. Stephen is married to Lisa and they have three children, Jo, Jeb, and Jim. Before leading Parkview’s sending team to Broken Arrow, Pastor Stephen was previously the college minister at Parkview's Tulsa Campus. He has a heart for missions and regularly leads international trips. He and his wife Lisa also do a lot of ministry with the abused, and those who struggle with addiction.

Jaden Hunter

Campus Worship Pastor - Parkview Sequoyah Creek

Jaden has been a member of Parkview for more than 10 years and has been Worship Pastor at Sequoyah Creek since the campus was launched. During his time at Parkview, Jaden has served as a Sunday school teacher, deacon, worship team member, and been involved with various mission opportunities locally and internationally. Jaden’s leadership in music at Sequoyah Creek involves connecting the congregation in unified worship through song, prayer, and scripture. In his free time, Jaden enjoys spending time with his wife Kelly, and two sons Henry and Joel.