In addition to serving in the ministry, Jason is a small business owner. Jason has been married to Amy since 2003, and they have three children–Jackson, Reagan, and Lincoln. In his spare time, Jason enjoys spending time with his family, working on cars and trucks, and doing outdoor activities.
Sharol married David Cottingham in 1978 and they have one daughter, ShaLyn, who is a School Counselor in Mustang.
Sharol is a charter member of Southpark Baptist Church, coming from the parent church of Regency Park Baptist in Moore. She has taught in the youth and preschool areas, but her true love and calling is the Preschool Ministry. That is where the foundations are laid for a future life of commitment to the Lord. She was the Preschool Ministry Coordinator 1993-2002 and the Preschool and Children’s Ministry Coordinator from 2004-2012.
Sharol has been involved in ministries across the state of Oklahoma. She was secretary for the Oklahoma Baptist Part-Time and Volunteer Preschool and Children’s Directors. She was a State Consultant for Preschool Ministries for the BGCO. Sharol was also the treasurer for the Southern Baptist Bi-vocational Ministers Association for several years. Currently she is Union Baptist Association’s VBS Director and has taught Associational VBS training clinics for at least the last 16 years.
When time allows Sharol loves crafts shows, junking, sewing, quilting, crafting and scrapbooking.
Joshua is currently a student at the University of Oklahoma pursuing a PhD in Choral Pedagogy. In addition to his academic endeavors at OU, Joshua is a Teaching Assistant for the Music Department and an Experiencing Music course instructor. He is also the Conducting Intern for the Norman Singers. His research interests include the effects of conducting gesture on the vocal mechanism as well as vocal pedagogy course content and design.
Joshua currently serves as the Minister of Music at Southpark Baptist in Oklahoma City. He conducts the adult choir, adult handbell choir, and children’s music ensembles in addition to serving as the congregational worship leader. Previously, he served the Lord as Minister of Music at First Baptist Church in Richland, MO. He also performs and worships with the renowned Singing Churchmen of Oklahoma.
In his spare time, Joshua likes to compose, travel, garden, eat sushi, and play board games. Joshua and his wife Natalie reside in Norman, OK.
Liz has been married to Dan since 1985. They have three adult children–Jeremiah, Mary and Catherine. The Melton Family have been members of Southpark for nearly 20 years.