Welcome to the Leadership page of Harvest Baptist Church where you can learn more about our passionate staff and discover the leadership that shapes the heart of Harvest Baptist Church.
Meet the Team
Tim was born in Ohio and raised in Missouri where his father is a Pastor. Tim met his wife, Theresa, at Baptist Bible College in Springfield, MO and they both graduated in 1990. They were married in August 19, 1989 and have two amazing daughters Lauren and Victoria. He served as Student Pastor and then Associate Pastor in Missouri for 18 years. In 2008, the Lindsey’s made the move to Oklahoma where Tim accepted the position as Lead Pastor. Tim has a passion to help people who are broken and far from God. His desire is for them is to experience true and lasting life change through Jesus, and continue to grow in their daily journey with Him. Pastor Tim would love to connect with you at Harvest or online during the week.
Brady has grown up in the Verdigris, OK area most of his life. He is a 2007 graduate of Rogers State University, where he earned his Bachelor's degree in Mass Communications. In 2012, Brady answered God's call to full-time ministry and accepted the position of Student Pastor at Harvest. In 2019, Brady transitioned to the roll of Family Life Pastor at Harvest. Brady oversees the family outreach efforts at Harvest and also helps new families integrate into the church. He's passionate about family-wide spiritual growth and a firm believer that everyone has a "next step" to take in their walk with Jesus. He's been married to his beautiful wife, Melissa, since 2005 and together they have three wonderful children - Noah, Jonah and Emma.
Chase is originally from Cincinnati, OH. He's a graduate of Baptist Bible College in Springfield, MO where he met his lovely wife Bregan. Together they have 3 children a boy named Hudson, a girl named Caelum, and a boy named Oakland. Chase served for 3.5 years in Ohio before joining the pastoral staff at Harvest in 2019. Together they lead our Jr. High & Sr. High student ministry program. Chase and Bregan are passionate about pointing students to Jesus and making disciples.
Kaitie Olmstead: A dedicated leader passionate about children's ministry. Kaitie, a native of Verdigris, holds a master's degree in accounting from East Central University (2013). Her journey began in children's ministry as a teenager, and she assumed leadership in 2015.
In 2019, Kaitie married Brandon, joining forces in leading children's ministry. Returning in 2021, she officially became part of the ministry staff in April 2023. Kaitie's commitment stems from her childhood experiences, finding a foundation of faith that she now shares with the next generation.
Beyond ministry, Kaitie and Brandon have fostered seven children since 2020, driven by their belief in offering love and support to every child. In summary, Kaitie Olmstead's story is one of dedication, leadership, and a deep love for nurturing the faith and well-being of children.
Theresa is married to Sr. Pastor, Tim Lindsey. Together they lead Harvest Baptist Church. Theresa handles many of the day-to-day details that keep things running smoothly at Harvest. In addition to her main duties around the office, Theresa teaches in the Pre-School ministry at Harvest and also schedules many of the serve teams on Sundays.