Kenneth Wells
Senior Pastor

Pastor Ken is a life-time resident of Lewisville, Texas and Denton County. His family came to Lewisville in the early 1890’s from Tennessee.  He not only has deep roots in this community, but also a great heart for its people.

He is a proud graduate of Lewisville High School, Arlington Baptist College, and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  With a heart for missions, he has ministered overseas as well as in numerous parts of the United States. Ken is also active in the local Baptist Association and various community organizations. In many
respects he has become the “Community Pastor” of Lewisville, Flower Mound, and the neighboring areas.

Pastor Ken and his wife, Teresa, have three grown children: J.D. (and wife, Erica), Heath (and wife, Whitney), and Emily.  Ken and Teresa are also blessed with two awesome grandchildren.  All are active in serving the Lord in some capacity in the community and at Northview.

Throughout Ken’s ministry there have been literally hundreds of people saved, baptized, and serving God around the globe. He has been privileged to perform countless wedding ceremonies and comfort numerous grieving families during their times of loss.  He is truly a Pastor with a shepherd’s heart of love and service.

Northview Ministers & Directors

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Rob Veal
Executive Pastor
Rob, his wife Cheryl, and daughters, Stephanie, Tiffany, and Bethany returned to Northview in 1997 as Associate Pastor. This is the third time Rob has served on staff at Northview having first begun his ministry here in 1978. With a B.A. degree from the University of North Texas and a Master’s degree from Southwestern Seminary, Rob brings a wide range of experience in many areas of ministry. Music, education, missions, as well as church administration have all been a vital part of his ministry both in local church and denominational work. His true desire is to serve the local church in developing and equipping God’s people to activate their spiritual gifts in service to the Body of Christ.

Tom Smith
Associate Pastor of Worship & Communities
Tom Smith joined our church staff in November of 2020.  While he is new on staff, he is not new to Northview.  Tom was saved and baptized at Northview in 2004 and served here until 2014 in various roles.  He likes to say that he “grew up here” and while he has been gone for some time, he has always considered Northview home.  He and his wife, Tiffany, and their three children have served the Lord in full time ministry since 2014 across Texas and Colorado.  Tom strives to provide worship opportunities that encourage participation of all generations and looks for ways to help people grow in their understanding of how we can properly worship our Lord.  Tom will be working not only with our worship ministry but also helping to find ways to encourage Northview to continue serving outside of our walls into the community as we have done for so many years.

Andrew Malone
Associate Pastor of Students
Andrew was born in Plano and has spent most of his life here in the DFW area. Andrew holds an undergraduate degree in Music Education from East Texas Baptist University and a Masters of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Andrew was married in May of 2014 to Robyn, whom he met while at ETBU. The Malones enjoy being outdoors, hiking and camping, going to Texas Ranger games, as well as staying home and watching Netflix and HGTV.  But most importantly, being parents to their children, Adelaide and Elam.

Andrea Gibson
Director of Women’s Ministry and Connections
Andrea came to Northview in 2007 as a Ministry Assistant.  Andrea currently is responsible for our church connections and office management.  She has a heart for, and feels called to ministering to women and stepped up to coordinate our growing Women’s Ministry in 2015.  Her passion is seeing women come to know Christ and seeing them grow in their understanding of God’s love, grow in their faith and being able to share the gospel with others.   Andrea now serves as our Director of Women’s Ministry and Connections.  Recently, Andrea received her Leadership Certification in Women’s Ministry from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. She has three grown daughters and a devoted husband, Lee, who is also actively involved in many ministry areas at Northview as well.

Danny Myall
Director of Men’s Ministry and Heart of the City Lewisville

Heather Shannon
Director of Children’s Ministry
Heather, her husband Matt, and 2 sons, Cole and Peyton joined Northview in January 2013. Heather immediately, began serving in various parts of the Children’s Ministry. She holds a BA in English and Special Education from East Texas State University, with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis from Florida Institute of Technology.  She taught in many areas of Special Education for 25 years from Pre-School to High School and specialized in Autism and behavioral disorders.  Her desire is leading children: to know and grow in a personal relationship with God while they are still young to have strong Godly relationships with family and others, and to be equipped for ministry and service

Larry Lawrence
Pastoral Ministries
As Northview has grown, so has its demand for greater care of its members and guests.  In 2008, Larry Lawrence joined the staff team to assist the ministerial staff in hospital visits, home calls, and member care.  Now retired from retail, Larry brings a love for people, a warm smile, and a comforting word from Scripture as he makes his visits each week.  Larry has been an active member of Northview since the early 90’s and currently teaches a Men’s Bible Study on Sunday mornings.

Deacon Ministry

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Supporting, serving and unifying God’s people by discovering and developing ways to minister to and encourage them for Jesus Christ
while bringing them into active church service.

Buddy Baxter
JT Graham
Bill Ridinger
Casey Baker
Bob Owens
Jeff Bartlett
Jim Bennett

Les Moore
Derek Williams
Jim Lyles
Johnny Wood
Darren McClanahan

Therefore, brothers, pick out from among you men of good repute, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we will appoint to this duty.
–Acts 7:3

Support Staff

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Danna Ryan
Pastor’s Assistant/Membership

Justin Cade
Environmental Services

Al Postma
Tech and Facilities