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 four grandchildren.

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

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Joe Brooks

Worship Pastor
Joe joined the TBC staff in 2015. He graduated from Liberty University with a Bachelor's of Science in Worship and Biblical Studies . Joe married his wife Shelli in 2004, and they have four 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.

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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 three boys named Judson, Lucas, and Wesley. 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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Student Pastor
Trevor joined the TBC staff in 2023. He graduated from Southwest Baptist University and received a Masters of Theological Studies from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Trevor and his wife Regan were married in 2021.

Trevor oversees the student ministry, and works to challenge teenagers to be kingdom leaders both in and outside the church.

Contact: [email protected]

Nathan Blair

Children's Pastor
Nathan joined the TBC staff in the Summer of 2022. He graduated from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2022 with his Masters of Theological Studies in Church Revitalization, and received his Undergraduate in Christian Ministries from Southwest Baptist University in 2020. Nathan and his wife Sydney were married in 2022.

Nathan oversees the children’s ministry, and equips parents to guide their children to grow in the faith.

Contact: [email protected]


Jamie Bazil

Children's Ministry Director
Jamie oversees nursery to pre-K, AWANA Kid's Club, and VBS.

Jamie is married to Amos and has four children.

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Karen Doss

Office Administrator
Karen oversees the daily office administrative duties. She brings a smile and cheer to the office each day!

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Stan Doss

Facilities & Grounds
Stan oversees the facilities and grounds for the church.

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Matt Doss

Operations & Technical Director
Matt oversees the technical operations for the worship services, youth services, and young adult services. He also assists Pastor Jeff with daily church operations.

Matt is married to Rachel and has four children.

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