Team of Oxen is pastors, elders, lay leaders, and gifted writers within Denton and Christ Community Church that have a heart to educate and equip God’s people and a passion for writing and teaching.
Chris is originally from Dallas and moved to Denton in the summer of 2012 to help with planting C3, where he serves as Pastor of Cultural Engagement and leads the formal theological education of the church. Chris graduated with a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary. He enjoys playing guitar, recording and producing music at his studio, and reading articles about 20th century French literary criticism. He is married and has two children.
Jarod is a native of southwest Oklahoma and relatively recent Denton, TX transplant. Jarod is the Church Planting Resident at C3 as well as a music teacher at Denton Calvary Academy. He earned his MA in Biblical Theology from Redeemer Theological Seminary and enjoys writing, performing music, and reading theology & Southern Gothic literature. He is married to his beautiful wife, Morgan.
Nathan moved to Denton in 2002 to study music at the University of North Texas. He is the Fine Arts Director at Denton Calvary Academy. He serves as C3’s Worship Pastor, and leads music on Sundays along with his wife Meghan and a wealth of other wonderful musicians. He is a student of literature and theology, and enjoys old movies and music theory.
Ross serves as Christ Community Church’s Lead Pastor and founder of Team of Oxen. Ross graduated with his master’s degree from Dallas Theological Seminary. A native of Denton, he began leading what would become C3 in 2009 in the living room of his house. He is passionate about communicating the heart of God to the heart of people, as well as reading theology and science fiction. He is married to Heather, and has four amazing children.