STAFF TEAM

  • David Sheppard

    Interim Pastor

    Dr. David Sheppard served as pastor of First Baptist Church St. Charles, Missouri for 22 years. He was called into the ministry at 16 years of age and served churches in Missouri, Kansas, Texas, Ohio and Pennsylvania prior to his ministry in St. Charles. Dr. Sheppard currently serves Parkway Baptist as Interim Pastor as the church seeks a new pastor.


    He and his wife Linda have been married for 54 years and have three daughters, six grandchildren and one great grandchild. David and Linda both are graduates of Southwest Baptist College (University) and he also graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is a native of Rolla, Missouri and Linda is a native of St. Louis.

  • Matthew Creath

    Minister of Administration/Education

    Matthew is married to Leslie and together have two children and two dachshunds. Matthew is an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan, loves to read, and enjoys camping in his spare time.  Matthew is a graduate of Southwest Baptist University (Christian Ministry/Psychology),  Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity), and is currently completing his Master of Business Administration from Northwest Missouri State University. Matthew and Leslie are huge advocates of foster care and adoption, and believe it to be the local church's mandate to care for orphans.

  • JOHN FRANCIS

    MINISTER OF WORSHIP

    John, married to Kimberly, holds a Ph.D. and Th.M. in Church Music from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. John not only plays trumpet, arranges, and writes in his spare time, but he is a bugler with Bugles Across America, a ham radio operator (KF0EZF), and an adjunct professor of music at Missouri Baptist University. John and Kim hike on days off together or hang out with their grandchildren. John's blog can be found here: biblicaltrumpets.org

  • Becky Wescoat

    Children's Ministry Team Leader

    Becky is married to Charlie, and together they have four children.  Becky has a great passion for serving children and their families with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. In her spare time, Becky loves the St. Louis Cardinals, fishing, and spending time with her grandchildren.

  • Paul Carby

    Minister Of STudents

    Paul joined the Parkway staff in January of 2022. He is married to Sammi and together they have one daughter.In his spare time, Paul is an avid gamer, loves classic rock and Batman comics, speaks geek fluently, and is working on a PhD in Medieval Christian Philosophy. He has a heart for helping students defend their faith and engaging in worldview discussions. He is a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a student at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. 

  • Mike Laws

    Pastoral Care Ministry Team Leader

    Although born at the Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland, Mike grew up in St. Louis. He gave his life to Christ and was baptized at the age of nine at a small church in North St. Louis where his dad was the worship leader.

     

    Mike holds a Masters Degree in Counseling from Lindenwood University and a Masters in Theological Studies from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He was ordained a deacon and has been a member of Parkway over 25 years where he has served in numerous lay-ministry positions, primarily in Student Ministry.

     

    Mike has been married to his best friend, Mary for 45 years (and counting). They have three grown children and two grandchildren.

  • Dale Morrow

    Pastor's Assistant/Office Manager

    Dale is married to D.R. and have one daughter, son-in-love, and three grandchildren.  Dale enjoys reading, hiking, crafting, and spending time family and friends. Originally from south Georgia, St. Louis has become home after living in several states during her husband’s military career.

  • Kris Graves

    Ministry Assistant

    Kris lives in Creve Coeur.  She has a daughter who lives with her family in the St. Louis Metro Area.  Kris enjoys spending time with her teenage grandchildren, reading, and working her garden in her spare time.

  • Erin Mozley

    Ministry Assistant

    Erin is married to Garrett and they have four children, two girls and two boys. Erin is a graduate of Southwest Baptist University. Erin loves reading, music, cooking & baking, spending time with her family and rooting for the St. Louis Cardinals & the St. Louis Blues. Erin also enjoys sewing and crochet, fencing, playing video games, and watching sci-fiction and sci-fantasy movies and shows.

  • Cheryl Ferguson

    Ministry Assistant

    Cheryl and her husband, David, have been members of Parkway for more than 30 years. They have four children and one daughter-in-law. Cheryl loves and serves the Lord through Parkway’s Music and Children’s Ministry and is the Children’s Choirs Coordinator. Cheryl is a graduate of Missouri Baptist University.

  • Marqie Bradt

    Weekday Preschool Director

    Marqie has led the Parkway Baptist Preschool for over 20 years. She is married to Scott, and has two sons, Marq and Konrad.