When Taylor was seventeen, he began attending a local church with some friends. After several months of hearing the Gospel preached and watching how the Christians of this church loved one another, he repented of his sins and trusted in Jesus alone as his king and savior. Throughout college, Taylor began to sense a desire for pastoring and planting churches. From 2017-2021, he had the privilege of serving at Northland Baptist Church in Kansas City, MO before helping to plant Northside Fellowship in 2021. In addition to his role as a pastor at Northside, Taylor serves as Assistant Dean of Spurgeon College. Taylor is happily married to his high school sweetheart, Sara, and they have two beautiful daughters, Cora and Josephine.
Primary Responsibilities: Partnerships, Missions, Evangelism and Outreach
Travis was raised attending a Bible-believing church in a small town in the Missouri Ozarks. After the Spirit convicted him of his sin and self-righteousness at a young age, Travis renounced his sin and trusted Christ for salvation. Through ministry roles as a worship leader, teacher, and pastor, Travis began to get a bigger picture of the God who saved him and the Gospel he had been taught. After marrying Lauren, his high school sweetheart, Travis moved to the KC Northland in 2017 to study and work at Midwestern Seminary, from which he earned a Master of Divinity and PhD in Biblical Theology, and where he’s currently serving as an academic administrator and professor. Travis and Lauren have been blessed with three sons, Hezekiah (Ki), Ebenezer (Ben), and Boaz (Bo). Ki’s disability and complex medical needs teach them of the love of God and the beauty of the local church.
Primary Responsibilities: Worship and A/V Technology, Preaching and Teaching
Hayden grew up the son of a Baptist preacher in Arkansas. Through the faithful witness of his parents and church, he came to faith in Jesus Christ as a child. He continued to grow in the church where he learned to take ownership of his faith and determine what authentic Christianity should look like in the “Bible Belt.” Hayden attended the University of Arkansas, where he received a degree in Industrial Engineering. Through involvement in church and campus ministries during college, Hayden began to realize a gifting and desire for pastoral ministry. He and his wife, Haley, moved to Kansas City in 2016, where he completed his Master of Divinity and now serves as Director of Admissions at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. They have one daughter, Daisy.
Primary Responsibilities: Administration, Finances, and Communication
Camden was raised in Higginsville, MO in a godly family. He was saved by the grace of Christ as a young boy but did not realize the enormity of this grace until college. It was then that his spiritual walk with Christ and love for God’s word took shape. It was also during college that he met the most important person in his life, Mallory. Camden and Mallory married shortly after college, and moved to Louisville, KY for Camden to attend seminary. After seminary, he came on staff at MBTS in Kansas City, completed his PhD, and now serves as an administrator and professor at MBTS. The Pulliams have three children – Hudson, Hallie, and Brooks – who are the coolest kids in the world.
Primary Responsibilities: Equipping, Hospitality, Kids Ministry and Small Groups
Kristiana was born and raised in Kansas City, KS, and grew up in a Christian home where Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings were dedicated to church. However, it wasn't until she was a teenager that God gave her ears to truly hear the Gospel, turn away from sin, and put her full trust and delight in the saving work of Christ. Since then, Kristiana felt called to ministry and has been involved in various ministry capacities to help equip and build up the local church. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from University of Kansas City-Missouri in 2018, and has a professional background in Marketing and Administration. She has been married to the love of her life, Tony, for 5 years, and together, they have one son, Ezra, who is the light of their life! Kristiana loves serving Northside Fellowship and her little family, forever witnessing and testifying of God's faithfulness.