Lead Pastor Bob Shelton and wife Jan
 
 
Pastor Bob Shelton has served in about every capacity imaginable in church life. The Sheltons traveled across America as evangelists in the eighties. His deep desire for missionary work has lead him to work in twenty one different nations.  Bob and Jan bring years of church life experience to Mountain Top. This love for the church and seeing people grow in Christ fuel their passion to serve.
 
Pastor Bennie Foster and wife Linda
 
 
“After being Pastor at Pleasant Valley Church for 22 years, God led us to start a new mission church for our area. He led Linda and I to join this new mission now called Mountain Top Cowboy Church. God has been with us from our start in the Cleburne County Livestock Auction barn to our beautiful location we are at now. We are excited that missions are the heart of our church.” -Bro. Bennie Foster
Pastor Jimmy Thomas and wife Rita
 
Jimmy oversees the arena ministry. Prior to joining MTCC in 2013, he pastored Saltillo Heights Baptist Church, in Saltillo, AR from 2009-2013. 
 
Jimmy was ordained as a deacon at Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Mount Vernon AR in 1996, then surrendered to the ministry in 2001 at Yankton Baptist Church in Yankton, South Dakota. He has worn many hats in ministry, serving adults, youth and children.
 
The arena ministry and activities includes horse shows, barrel racing, roping, cowboy challenge and clinics among other events.
Pastor Delane Hooten and wife Wendy
 
Delane and Wendy were married in 1981.  Starting their lives in the Missionary Baptist.  They have served in just about every capacity.  They were volunteers with children and youth work and learned much of their ministry skills by just being available to do what needed doing.
 
Delane became a deacon and was ordained into the ministry at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church.  They helped in the formation of MTCC.
 
After taking a horse riding retreat at the Caney Mountain Horse Camp they saw the potential to share the gospel with campers.  This led to their current ministry as leaders of the Caney Mountain Horse Camp Ministry, aka MTCC North.  This includes hospitality to the many campuses, and hosting the church services each Sunday morning at 9:00 AM.
 
Their live verse is “Moreover it is required in stewards that a man be found faithful”.  
Music Leader Britt Currie, wife Heather & family
 
Britt Currie has been leading worship at MTCC since 2016. He and his wife, Heather, along with their three children, Jake, Presley, and Bo, joined MTCC in 2015.
 
Britt, a hometown boy from Heber Springs, grew up in a musical family with bluegrass gospel at its roots.  Gifted with the ability to play multiple instruments and sing, Britt toured professionally in Nashville with various popular country music singers/ groups for about 10 years before God called him into music ministry in 2011.
 
Britt has a BS in Psychology from Northeast Louisiana University, and a Harding University Masters Degree in Christian Marriage and Family counseling as well as General Counseling.
 
When he’s not leading a country and bluegrass-style worship at MTCC, sprinkled with some of the best contemporary Christian song of today, Britt teaches K-12 music for the Mountain View School District.
Becca Cresswell, husband Mark & daughter Laura
 
 
Becca is a life long resident of this area, and attended Arkansas State University in Heber Springs.
 
Her passion is for the children and students of our area.  Whether she is on the skating rink with children or leading a group of teens at a retreat, Becca is diligent in sharing Gods Word with them.
 
She has been a part of Mountain Top’s leadership team since 2015.  In addition to overseeing the children and youth ministries here, Becca also works along side other youth groups in the county with One Tree Ministry.