Leadership

Pastors & Staff

Brad Vickrey

Senior Pastor

Brad is the Senior Pastor here at Northside. He joins us from the panhandle of Oklahoma, where he served for six years. His education includes a Bachelor of World Missions from Freedom Bible College and Seminary and is currently pursuing his M.Div at Gateway Theological Seminary. He and his wife Tiffaney have three beautiful daughters; Tyler, Brynnleigh, and Melody. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and keeping active.

Josh Simpson

Associate Pastor of Worship, Education and Outreach

Josh is the Associate Pastor of Music, Outreach, and Education. He came in September 2011 from Hico, Texas.  He attended Pittsburg State University, and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  He enjoys playing and listening to music, disc golf, camping, and doing anything outdoors.  He and his wife Brittany had their first son, Luke in 2013, Ethan in 2016 and daughter Hannah in 2019.

Tara Wilson

INTERIM Youth director 

Tara is a native of both Neosho and Northside. She is a graduate of Southwest Baptist University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Physical Education, a Masters degree in Education, and a Specialist degree in School and Counseling Psychology. She has taught in the East Newton school district for 15 years. She lives on a small cattle farm with her husband and daughter. Tara enjoys spending time outdoors, going on adventures, playing music in our church’s’ praise team, and Dallas Cowboys football!

Rebecca Martin

Church Secretary

Rebecca joined Northside as the Secretary in April 2017. She was born and raised in southwest Missouri. She is a graduate of Neosho High School and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Russian Language from Missouri Southern State University. Rebecca is currently working on a Masters of Theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and watching Chicago Cubs baseball. Rebecca and her husband Philip have three daughters and two granddaughters.