Andy is the founding pastor of the Metro and is extremely thankful that God led him to do so. He is married to his great equalizer, Carman, and they have four kids: Laine, Ellie, Shepherd, and MacArthur. He is currently pursuing a Masters in Leadership at Dallas Theological Seminary in the great nation of Texas. Andy loves college football, reading, working on home improvement projects, and tinkering in the yard. You can always find his faithful Labrador retriever, Hondo, close to his side.
Cole was born and raised in Northwest Arkansas. He married his wife Jessica in June 2013 and they have two Goldendoodles, Murphy and Jackson. Cole has an MTS in Church Planting and is earning an MDiv in Leadership from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Cole has been serving as an Elder of Metro since July 2018, and oversees our Community Groups. He enjoys reading, playing board games, and spending time with family and friends.
Josh is a Northwest Arkansas native. He has been married to his wife, Kelsey, since 2011. Together they have two biological daughters, Abby and Charlotte, and are in the process adding another daughter through adoption. Josh loves playing sports, reading, and building things. Josh and Kelsey have been at Metro since 2014. Josh has served as Youth Pastor since 2016 and as an Elder since July 2018.
Jeff Simpson is a native of northwest Arkansas and an avid outdoors man. He loves to snow ski, fly fishing or anything outdoors. Jeff has a bachelor's degree in Construction Engineering Technology from Pittsburg State University and a Master's of Divinity with Biblical Languages from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to his beautiful wife Dana of 30 years and has two children Nathaniel and Natalie that is married to Cooper Bush. Jeff has been a member of Metro since 2013 and has been an Elder since 2016.