David Bycroft

Lead Evangelist

david@eastbartlesvillecc.com
David grew up on a farm near Roseville, Illinois. David’s parents are both in heaven. His seven brothers and sisters live in various parts of the country and are all serving the Lord! Two of his sisters have already gone to be with the Lord.
David graduated from Roseville High School in 1967. He attended Ozark Bible College from 1967 to 1971, and graduated with a Bachelor of Sacred Literature Degree.
In 1969, David married Kathy Betts. They have three children: Krista, who is married to Brian Thomason, (Brian and Krista began a new church plant in Frontenac, Kansas); Matthew and his wife, Jennifer, are the preaching ministers at a new church plant in Iola, Kansas; and Luke and his wife, Stephanie, he is the associate minster at Iola, Kansas. They have provided us with NINE grandchildren one of which just graduated from OCC and MSSU and another is attending OCC. Two more will enter college the fall of 2018, one at OCC and the other at Abilene Christian University. The rest are in grade school or high School.
For 47 years, David was the Evangelist at The Tyro Christian Church in Tyro, Kansas. His first two years were part-time while attending Ozark Christian College. Upon graduation he was hired full-time. Over these past 47 years, the Lord has blessed from an average of 40, to our present attendance of 950 in worship each Sunday. Tyro is a community of 250 people.
In December of 2017 He began preaching at East Bartlesville Christian Church as an interim minister and in March accepted the full time ministry with EBCC.
He currently serves as a trustee for Ozark Christian College.
Two passions David has for the Kingdom is raising up workers for the kingdom and establishing new churches through a network of churches called MOKAN THAT ESTABLISHES CHURCHES IN Missouri, Oklahoma, and Kansas.
During his ministry the Tyro Church has raised up 40 people who are serving full time in ministry.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Jeremy McNeice

Youth & Worship Pastor

jeremy@eastbartlesvillecc.com
Jeremy joined the staff at East Bartlesville Christian Church in December 2011. Jeremy grew up in Bartlesville and Dewey. After graduating high school he attended Manhattan Christian College and Oklahoma Christian University studying youth ministry.
Jeremy met his wife, Caitlin at Sunset Bible Camp while working with middle school students. They have been married since 2006 and have three kids, Benjamin, Eleanor & Jackson.
Before returning to East Bartlesville, Jeremy was the Youth & Families Minister at First Christian Church in Junction City, Kansas.
Jeremy’s favorite scripture is Psalm 97:1-6, “The LORD reigns, let the earth be glad; let the distant shores rejoice. Clouds and thick darkness surround him; righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne. Fire goes before him and consumes his foes on every side. His lightning lights up the world; the earth sees and trembles. The mountains melt like wax before the LORD, before the Lord of all the earth. The heavens proclaim his righteousness, and all the peoples see his glory.”
 

Adam Varner

Chrildren’s Ministry Director

adam@eastbartlesvillecc.com
Adam joined the staff at East Bartlesville Christian Church in August of 2018. He grew up in Santa Claus, Indiana which gave him his love of listening to Christmas music.. year round.
After graduating high school in 2004 in Newburgh, Indiana, he attended Johnson University in Knoxville, Tennessee and graduated in 2009 with a double Major in Youth Ministry and Preaching.
Adam met his wife Kayleigh at Johnson and they were later married in May of 2008. They have 4 kids, Paisley, Henley, Wrigley and Wesley.
Before coming to East Bartlesville Adam was the Youth Minister at David Bycroft’s home church in Roseville, Illinois for 7 years.
Adam loves the Chicago Cubs, Dallas Cowboys and WWE Wrestling. He also enjoys camping and being out in God’s creation.
Adam’s favorite Bible verse in 1st John 3:16, “This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters.”
 
 
 
 
 

Wilma Griswold

Office Administrator

wilma@eastbartlesvillecc.com
Wilma joined the staff at East Bartlesville Christian Church in June of 1984. She loves her role of Office Administrator because she gets to meet so many different people and do so many different projects.
She is married to Wayne, and recently they celebrated their 50th anniversary. They have two grown children, Gary and Jerry.​
One of her favorite passages of scriptures is Psalm 119:105, “Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path.” She explains, “God’s Word is that Lamp to light my way.  It will show me just enough to guide me in the right direction He knows the path He wants me to take and it will be the right one.  Trust Him and take one step at a time.”