Mike has served as
a minister in the Church of the Nazarene since
1978 in pastoral
leadership, associate pastor and youth pastor roles in Texas,
Ordained as Elder,
Church of the Nazarene, 1989, West Texas district.
Pastor Meeks has served in a number of districts, regional
and general roles
of the church. Currently, he serves the Oklahoma district
in short/long term
Interim pastor assignments, is chairman of the Oklahoma
District Board of
Ministry, New Church/New Start facilitator and Cowboy
Oklahoma district. Regional leadership instructor with the
Gallup organization in partnership with the General
Church of the Nazarene.
Undergrad and master’s degrees in management and leadership from
University. 41 doctoral hours (Doctor of Education, Adult Ed.
Oklahoma State University. Gallup Leadership Institute 1998.
Mike taught for 16
years as adjunct professor of Graduate programs, adult studies,
School of Business, Southern Nazarene
University, teaching Organizational Communication
Mike and Joan both
born and raised in Texas and have been married 48 years.
Joan is a retired (2013) public school teacher
having taught 32 years in Texas, Washington
state and Oklahoma.
They have 3
daughters, Mandy, Sarah and husband Justin as well as Melissa and husband
Jeremy. Joan and Mike have 10 awesome grandchildren (ages 20 years to 3 years).
who consume a great deal of Mike and Joan’s
interest and attention.