Pastors & Staff

David McFerron


Pastor David moved into the pastor role in 2017 after serving on staff since 2008. David is married to Megan and together they have 4 children. David is passionate about discipleship and connecting Scripture to life and loves the outdoors. He has a Bachelor’s degree from Central Baptist College, and a Master’s degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Barrie O'Bannon

Student Pastor

Pastor Barrie joined our staff as student pastor in 2017. Pastor Barrie is married to Lacey and they have 2 boys together. Barrie is passionate about seeing students live bodly for Jesus and walk with Him daily. Barrie loves sports and has a Bachelor’s degree from Central Baptist College and a Master’s degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Mandy Simpson

Office Administrative Assistant

Mandy joined our staff in 2022. She is married to Tommy, and they have 2 kids. Mandy is passionate about helping our church function smoothly and stay organized.  She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from UCA. Mandy stays busy following her kids and their extracurricular activities, serving at the school, and working on their farm.

Ashley Bonds

Media  Administrative Assistant 

Ashley joined our staff in 2017. Ashley is married to Bill together they have adult children. Ashley is passionate about creatively connecting people to our church and the Lord. Ashley also teaches at MVE, Ashley and Bill love to travel and explore the country.

Robert Roberson

Music Minister

Robert has been leading worship at MVBC for over 20 years. He is married to Lisa and has adult children. He is passionate about connecting music and song to glorify God and encourage believers. He enjoys watching the Razorbacks and playing bluegrass music with his family.