Meet our staff

  • Gabrielle Brotzman - Worship Arts

    Gabrielle recently graduated from Ozark Christian College with a Bachelor’s of Christian Ministry in May 2018. She grew up in Louisville, Ky and attended Southeast Christian Church with her missionary parents and younger sister. Prior to Highland Park, Gabrielle worked at a church plant in Joplin, MO as well as a Creative Arts Academy. She is currently attending Denver Seminary online to attain her Master’s of Divinity.


    Gabrielle enjoys snacking, traveling, writing, and watching MasterChef or the Great British Baking Show.


    Contact: gabrielleb@hptulsa.com


  • Matt Crosser - youth ministry

    Matt leads the HPyouth Student Ministry at Highland Park. He has been doing Youth Ministry since 1995. He is an alumni of Ozark Christian College. For ten years, Matt and his wife, Angie, were part of church planting mission work in Central and Northern Italy. Matt came on staff at Highland Park in December of 2012. He partners with parents and adult leaders in the spiritual development of students. Each week, he uses his artistic abilities to develop resources and curriculum for the HPyouth.


    Matt also serves as an elder at Highland Park and on the board of Sunset Bible Camp in Mannford, Oklahoma.


    Matt enjoys drawing, creating, watching TV, playing games with family (board and video) and reading about most anything.


    Contact: mattc@hptulsa.com

  • Dave Dunson - Pastoral care

    Dave came on staff at Highland Park in August of 1990 as our Senior Minister. In 2009 he transitioned into a new position as our Pastoral Care Minister. In this role Dave oversees our Ministry Teams, Stephen Ministry, PLACE Ministry, and GriefShare. He also teaches one of our Adult Bible Classes, is a Care Group Leader and currently serves as an Elder. Also, since 1992, Dave has served as a volunteer Chaplain with the Tulsa Police & Fire Departments.


    Dave and his wife, Rose Ann, have been married for 48 years. Rose Ann retired after 20 years in 2016 as our Children’s Ministry Director. She now actively works with Dave in the Pastoral Care Ministry. They have two married daughters and six grandchildren. 


    Contact: daved@hptulsa.com

  • Brian jennings - Preaching and Leadership

    Brian and his wife, Beth, have four children. Brian came to Highland Park in 1998, and he now serves as Lead Minister. His main roles involve preaching, helping HP staff and leaders be their best, and discipleship. He serves on the Board of Trustees for Blackbox International and Ozark Christian College. Brian has written Lead Your Family: 12 Ready-To-Use Ideas For Spiritually Leading Your Family and Dancing in No Man's Land: Moving with Peace and Truth in a Hostile World


    Brian enjoys running, basketball, tennis and writing. You can read his blog at brianjenningsblog.com


    Contact: brianj@hptulsa.com

  • Michelle warden - Children's ministry

    Michelle is the Children's Ministry Director at Highland Park. She is graduating from Ozark Christian College in the spring of 2017 with a Bachelor's of Children's Ministry. She was born and raised in Tulsa and grew up attending Highland Park Christian Church. 


    Michelle enjoys baking, reading, Gilmore Girls, and spending time with her husband, Dalton, and their daughter, Evelyn.


    Contact: michellew@hptulsa.com




    Administrative Staff

  • Linda Rock - Member Relations

  • Debby Sumpter - Finances