Micah came to MPCC in the fall of 2006, after serving at churches from Columbia, South Carolina to Nampa, Idaho and most recently a church plant in Franklin, Indiana. Micah was born in Lawrence, Kansas and grew up as the youngest of eight children in a pastor’s home. His childhood years were spent with his parents and family ministering on mission fields and churches from both Arizona and Missouri. Micah met the love of his life, Marla Anderson of Garland, Texas, when they were both seniors in high school. The couple was married three years later, July 30, 1994, and have spent all of their married years in ministry. The Bryants were blessed with four beautiful children; twins, Nathalia and Tristan, Michaela and Alexandria. Micah has a few other passions besides loving and serving people which include coffee, bow hunting, and golf but mostly Micah enjoys time with his family.
Jered is from Flint, MI, and yes it is the place with bad water. Jered joined the US Navy immediately after high school, and served from 1996-2000. He was honorably discharged after four years of service and then moved to the Kansas City area. Jered started Bible College in the fall of 2001 and graduated from Calvary Bible College in 2006, with an undergraduate degree in Pastor Studies and Advanced Biblical Studies. He served as a youth leader while playing basketball and soccer in college. He then furthered his education earning a graduate degree from Calvary Theological Seminary in 2011 with a Masters of Divinity. While attending seminary, served as the youth pastor at Shawnee Bible Church in Shawnee, KS. During his five years at Shawnee Bible Church he was ordained. Jered then served as pastor at a church plant, Lyndon Bible Church, for three years. He accepted an opportunity to do youth ministry with the military overseas. He served as youth director on a Navy base at the chapel for about 2 years in Italy. Jered has been serving as a pastor at MPCC since February 2019. He loves teaching the Word of God and discipleship.
Jered enjoys playing sports, board games, card games like Monopoly Deal, Uno, Sushi Go, and BANG! He also likes air-soft/paintball, working out, traveling a little, and spending time with his family and friends. Jered has two older sisters, 4 nephews, and 3 nieces along with his parents.
Titus and Shannon Gilbert along with their son Elijah, and their two daughters, Angel and Selah, have recently moved to Lyndon, KS at the beginning of 2019. Prior to coming to Lyndon, the Gilberts lived in Thailand for two years reaching the unreached in the northeast area. Before moving to Thailand, they pastored a small community church in the state of Indiana for about five years. Their passion is to build relationships with those around them and share the love and transforming grace of Christ through music, art, and just being the hands and feet of Jesus. They desire to see the church body engaged and being the light in the community around them and throughout the world.