Classic Council Road
A classic blend of hymns and choruses with choir and orchestra
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Micah was born in Sweetwater, Texas, and grew up in Oklahoma City. He completed his Bachelor's Degree from Oklahoma Baptist University where he met his wife, Taylor, and where he also played baseball. He also has a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Theological Seminary and has sensed God leading him to serve in church ministry since he became a Christian at the age of 15.
Micah and Taylor were married in 2005, and have two children named Navy and Foster. They love spending time outside and sharing a good meal and laughs with family and friends.
Sarah Johnson is a native of Moore, Oklahoma. She attended college at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Special Education.
After graduating from college, she served as a semester missionary in Tahoe City, CA, through the North American Mission Board and then on staff at First Baptist Church, Tahoe City, California. From California, Sarah headed to seminary at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. While in seminary, she served as children’s minister at Westside Baptist Church in Ponchatoula, Louisiana. After earning her Master of Arts in Christian Education, Sarah served at FBC in Lawton before coming to Council Road.
Her life verse is Jeremiah 29:11-13. “'For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. You will seek Me and find Me when you seek Me with all your heart.”
Dondra accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior when she was eight years old. She was raised in a Christian home and grew up in the church. Even though she was young, it was a very real experience. She heartily believes the statement, “The longer I serve him, the sweeter he grows.”
She enjoys doing crafts, and her favorite thing to do is to spend time with family. They love to play games, sit outside by the fire pit and to shop! Anytime she can spend with her two-year-old grandson, Owen, is a grand time! Dondra and her husband, Max, are both from west Texas and have lived in the Oklahoma City area for the past 24 years. They have three adult, married children.
Dondra has served in the Children’s Ministry for the past 20 years, and says she has found her calling working in the Children/Preschool Department at Council Road. Her duties include organizing the volunteer calendar for Kids Klub, helping with curriculum, clerical duties and the planning of children/preschool activities.
Claree was born and raised in Las Cruces, New Mexico, where she attended Temple Baptist Church. She met her husband, Stephen, while attending New Mexico State University, and they have a 24-year-old son.
She accepted Christ in a local Nazarene church upon the invitation of her neighbor. She also attended Council Road off and on as her son attended the daycare here. She loves horses, horseback riding and making mosaic tables. She has a collection of house plants and moves all 65 of them in and out every spring and fall. One thing that not many people know about Claree is that she has experience driving 18-wheelers and connecting 48-foot trailers, as well as driving 30-foot bobtails. She also has a collection of autographs including John Wayne, Jane Mansfield, Wayne Newton, Ralph Edwards and Bob Barker.
Claree has worked as the Capstone ministry assistant since 2006 and loves her job and serving with the people in that area.
Landry was born in Keller, Texas, and grew up in Edmond, Oklahoma. He began his schooling at Southern Nazarene University where he played football and met his wife, Kayla. He is now a philosophy major at Oklahoma City Community College and plans to finish his degree at the University of Central Oklahoma.
As a senior in high school, Landry began to feel a pull to ministry and teaching which led him to Council Road to serve as an intern at the Cube and with youth ministries. Currently, he is Director over the Middle School Ministry.
He was recently married to Kayla on October 13, 2012. Landry enjoys reading a good book and enjoying a nice cup of coffee, along with spending time with his wife, friends and family.
Matt McLain grew up in Yukon, OK, where he and his twin sister Melissa were actively involved in the local community and attended Council Road. In 2014, he graduated Suma Cum Laude from Oklahoma Christian University with a degree in Pulpit Ministry. He also played on the men’s soccer team where he was a four-year starter and received several NCAA honors. He has also been actively involved in FCA and in reaching out to student athletes across the OKC metro area. He will begin seminary in spring 2015.
On July 25, 2015, Matt will marry his fiancé and high school sweetheart Sarah Massey. Sarah also grew up in Yukon and is a 4th grade teacher at Lakeview Elementary School.
From a young age, Matt has maintained a passion to help others grow in their relationship with God and is excited to serve in the Middle School ministry. He believes that every student who walks through Council Road’s doors has a unique story and has a need for God in his or her life. Matt is committed to preparing students to be followers of Christ.
Michael McAfee has been a member of Council Road for his entire life. He was save by Jesus and baptized in grade school, then surrendered to ministry in high school. Michael also met his wife, Lauren, in Sunday school at CRBC at age seven.
Michael graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Letters and a Religious Studies minor and will soon graduate from Southern Seminary with a Masters of Divinity. Upon graduation, Michael began serving with on staff with the Middle School. In 2012, Michael began serving in a new ministry at Council Road as the College and Young Adult Pastor. Since 2015 he has worked full-time at Museum of the Bible as the Director of Bible Engagement, but he still serves on a volunteer basis at our church as part of the Sunday teaching team.
His hobbies include dating his beautiful wife, Lauren, reading theology at Cuppies and Joe, fly-fishing, watching epic movies, playing basketball and being a Thunder fanatic. You can follow Michael at his blog MichaelMcAfee.com where he regularly writes about the Bible, church, life in NYC, and Thunder basketball.