Cole was born and raised in Northwest Arkansas. He married his wife Jessica in June 2013 and they have a son, Owen, and two Goldendoodles, Murphy and Jackson. Cole has an MTS in Church Planting and is earning an MDiv in Leadership from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has been serving as an Elder of Metro since July 2018, and began serving as Lead Pastor in February 2019. He enjoys reading, playing board games, and exercising.
Student and Family Pastor
Josh is a Northwest Arkansas native. He has been married to his wife, Kelsey, since 2011. Together they have three daughters named Jo, Abby, and Charlotte. 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.
Chad and his wife Emma have been attending Metro Church since 2012. They have two sweet daughters, Clara and Marcie and a son, Hayes. Chad serves on the elder board and worship team while Emma serves as the Women’s Ministry Director. When able, Chad enjoys being on the golf course or doing some fly fishing.
John is a native or Northwest Arkansas. He and his beautiful wife Angela have a young son named Liam. When not with his family, John is an avid Razorback and Steelers sports fan spending lots of time watching live baseball, basketball and football. John also loves playing sports and can often be found golfing or playing softball. John and Angela have been at Metro since 2008 and married since May 2009.