Staff

Mike McCauley – Sr Pastor

Pastor Mike is a man who passionately serves God. He believes in the infallible truth of God's Word and has a strong desire to share that Word with the world around him. He encourages others to diligently search through God's Word and to spend the effort necessary to never stop growing spiritually. He brings an incredible energy and passion to his ministry! He has an enthusiasm for helping people to grow into all God intends for them to be. His enthusiasm is catching!

Email: mmccauley@bvbaptist.com

Robert McGee – Music and Senior Adult Pastor

Pastor Robert has been serving as a Minister of Music for over 20 years in Florida, Texas, and now Arkansas. He has been married to his wife Renetta for 19 years, and she plays a vital role in his ministry. Robert’s main desire is to see God’s people totally surrendered to a relationship with Christ through worship and discipleship, and to personally help others magnify the gifts God has given them.

Email: rmcgee@bvbaptist.com

Dave Brown – Pastor of Youth and Adult Education

Pastor Dave joined our staff after serving in Malaysia as a Youth & Family Pastor. He has been in over 20 countries sharing the Gospel and leading worship. He and his wife, Ashli, have a heart for service and are excited about serving in Bella Vista.

Email: dbrown@bvbaptist.com

Nancy Merrell – Children’s Ministry Director

I have known since I was young that God was calling me to work with children. I studied secondary education at the University of Kansas. My husband, Ethan, and daughter, Madeline, and I have been at BVBC since 2006. In 2009, I felt God calling me to the Children's Ministry at BVBC. I believe it is vital to children to see their parents worshipping the Lord and to be able to share in that experience with them. We work to offer the best opportunities for growth from Children's worship and Sunday School on Sunday mornings to AWANA, Children's Choirs, Sunday evening classes and special family fun days. I enjoy meeting with parents and sharing our vision for working with them to grow children who love the Lord.

Contact Nancy at nmerrell@bvbaptist.com

Julie Hettel – Nursery and Preschool Director

I am a born again Christian who has a love for working with children. In 1996 I graduated from the University of Louisiana at Monroe, with a major in Psychology. I worked at Ozark Guidance - Therapeutic Day Treatment (community mental health) for 13 years as a case manager and admission specialist. I worked at Old Wire Elementary for a year in a special education classroom just before I had my daughter. I have volunteered at our church in AWANA Cubbies for several years. The past two years I have been a full-time stay at home wife and mom. I have been married to my wonderful husband since 1999.

Contact Julie at jhettel@bvbaptist.com

Laura Rodriguez – Interim Financial Secretary

Contact Laura at lrodriguez@bvbaptist.com

Renee Estes – Interim Office Administrator

Contact Renee at restes@bvbaptist.com

Carolyn Beaver – Receptionist

Contact Carolyn at cbeaver@bvbaptist.com

Betty Haywood – Custodial Care

Other Contact Info

Church Office: (479) 855-3748
Office Fax: (479) 855-3740
Prayer Room: (479) 855-6644
Freedom Ministry: (479) 855-1119