Rev. Greg Ables began serving Newspring Family Church in July 2006. Prior to relocating to Jenks, Pastor Greg pastored Faith Assembly in London, Kentucky for more than three years. During his tenure at Faith Assembly, the church experienced incredible growth. Pastor Ables, his wife Tina, and two daughters, Whitley and Hayley, originally hail from Central Arkansas. The family has served several churches in various capacities. Growing up in a pastor's home, Pastor Greg has been in full time ministry for more than 20 years.
Pastor Greg is highly involved in the ministries of Newspring Family Church as well as various activities in the Jenks/Tulsa County Area. Greg serves as a chaplain for the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Department as well as other agencies. A member of the International Conference of Police Chaplains, Pastor Greg is also a nationally appointed Police Chaplain with the General Council of the Assemblies of God.
You can contact Pastor Greg at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Associate Pastor and Youth Pastor
Pastor Chris began serving Newspring Family Church in October 2006. Prior to taking the position at Newspring, Chris had served churches in Arkansas and Kentucky. Chris and his wife, Stephanie, along with their daughters, Meagan, Cate and Addison, have been working with students since 2000.
Chris attended The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, where he earned the Master of Divinity degree. Prior to attending Southern, Chris received a Bachelor's of Arts degree from Central Baptist College in Conway, Arkansas. Stephanie enjoys teaching for Tulsa Community College and being a mom to her three girls. She holds a Master's Degree in School Psychology from the University of Central Arkansas.
You can contact Pastor Chris at email@example.com.
Robert Mays joined the staff of Newspring Family Church in November 2006 as Worship Pastor. Prior to relocating to Jenks, Robert and his family had served churches in Colorado, Arkansas, and Kentucky. In addition to his responsibilities as Newspring's Worship Leader, Robert is also responsible for overseeing ushers, greeters, media ministries, hospitality ministries, and productions. Also a registered radiologic technologist, Robert received a Bachelor's of Science in Radiologic Technology from the University of Central Arkansas.
Proficient on a number of instruments, Robert is a gifted worship leader as well as an accomplished violinist. Robert has been studying the violin since age 3. Robert has played with a number of orchestras and symphonies where he has been featured as concert master. Robert and his wife, Sara, have two daughters, Makalyn and Aspen.
You can contact Pastor Robert at Robert@newspringchurch.com.
Jay and his wife Candice came to Newspring in December 2011. Prior to that he served as a Children's Minister in Arkansas for four years. Jay attended the Arkansas School of Ministry and Candice has a Master's degree in counseling from Harding University. Sharing His love with children is what God has called them to do. They love to make children services friendly and exciting to the kids in their church with skits, videos, games, and illustrated messages.
You can contact Jay at Jay@newspringchurch.com.