Brian Marlett
Lead Pastor 
Pastor Brian Marlett serves as the lead pastor.  His purpose is to fulfill the vision of Fresh Start, which is loving others through sharing the Good News with all people, building up the body of believers, and serving the local community. He is married to his amazing wife, Crystal, and has two wonderful children, Chance and Ava.  Brian is ordained through the Church of God, Anderson, IN. and has a Masters in counseling from Mid-America Christian University. 
Aaron Shackleton
Worship Arts Pastor
As worship pastor, Aaron has a heart to lead others in experiencing the presence of God through song and other forms of artistic expression. He has a Music Performance degree from Mid-America Christian University. Aaron is married to Julie and has three children; Andrew, Ann and Emily.
Catherine Shaffer
Youth Ministry Pastor
Catherine serves as the Student Ministries Pastor. Her passion is to see young people come to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. In 2019, she married her husband Braden. She holds a multidisciplinary degree in Christian Ministries and Business Administration from Mid-America Christian University. Catherine is currently licensed through the Church of God, Anderson IN as she pursues ordination.
Peggy Choate
Celebrate Recovery Pastor
Pastor Peg leads our vibrant Celebrate Recovery ministry. In addition to this, she also works with CRI, which takes the message of Jesus Christ into the prisons and correctional facilities in the state of Oklahoma. Peg is married to her husband Nick.
Tommy Smith
CR Co-Leader

Julie Shackleton
Children’s Ministry Director
Lyndi Whitten
Early Childhood Ministries
Allyson Cameron
Early Childhood Ministries
Shanon Lanthripe
Office Manager


Our leadership team’s passion and goal is to love, win, and help people to love, win, and help people.