Meet the Leadership.

Dr. Lendell Nolan, Church Planter


Lendell married his high school sweetheart, Patty, and they have raised three adult daughters, Elaina, Charissa, and Moriah. They have added two sons by marriage, David & Ryan. When Lendell is not volunteering at the Oklahoma Aquarium as a scuba diver, you can find him downtown serving the city through the church, Bixby Optimist Club, and the Leadership Bixby Alumni Association. 


Lendell has a BA in Bible and Biblical Languages from Southwest Baptist University and an MDivBL and PhD from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he focused on missions and evangelism. Lendell is a member of the Maxwell Leadership Certified Team and holds a Masters in Leadership from Rockbridge Seminary, a purpose driven seminary where he has served as a professor since 2007. Lendell is also a Board Certified Professional Christian Life Coach who has worked as a pastor and life coach in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. Patty serves as an English teacher at the Bixby Ninth Grade Center and assistant cheer coach at Bixby High School. 


Lendell's life mission is to help people "unleash the power of a focused life."