Pastors

Mark Doss

Senior Pastor
Pastor Mark founded Topeka Baptist Church in 1998. He is a life-long Topekan who has always had a love for the people of this city. Mark's greatest desire is to see the people of Topeka connect with Christ and grow in His love. Mark graduated from Bible college in 1993 after marrying his wife Karen in 1990. They have three children.

Mark is the lead teaching pastor and oversees all pastors and ministries at TBC.

Contact: [email protected]

Jeff Rhoades

Administrative Pastor
Jeff joined the TBC staff in 2014 after serving as a missionary in El Salvador for nearly 10 years. He graduated from Calvary Bible College in 1993, Louisiana Baptist Theological Seminary in 2005 and received a PhD in Biblical Studies from Louisiana Baptist University in 2020. Jeff married his wife Paula in 1986 and they have two adult children and three grandchildren.

His responsibilities include teaching, outreach, missions and overseeing the everyday operations at TBC.

Contact: [email protected]

Joe Brooks

Worship Pastor
Joe joined the TBC staff in 2015, after serving for six years as worship pastor in a Blue Springs, MO church plant. Joe married his wife Shelli in 2004 and they have 4 children.

Joe leads the TBC worship service. His responsibilities involve oversight of all aspects of the worship services at TBC, including music, sound, lighting and video production.

Contact: [email protected]

Joshua Skelly

Students Pastor
Joshua joined the TBC staff in 2017. He graduated from Luther Rice Seminary and is currently pursuing a Masters of Theology from Liberty University. Joshua and his wife Rachel were married in 2016.

Joshua oversees all the student ministries from 6th grade and up as well as social media and graphics.

Contact: [email protected]

Grant Reynolds

Young Adults Pastor
Grant joined the TBC staff in the Summer of 2021. He graduated with his Master of Divinity from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Kansas City, MO: 2021) and received his Undergraduate in Intercultural Studies (Missions) from Baptist Bible College (Springfield, MO: 2018). Grant and his wife Abby were married in May of 2017 and they have one son named Judson.
Grant received Christ at the age of 9 after hearing his teacher faithfully preach the gospel. That same faithfulness he longs to model in all he does.  
Grant oversees the Young Adults ministry while also serving in the youth department and leading Bible studies.

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