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About us

Lead Pastor
Dr. Brandon Lee Boatner

Pastor Brandon is father to four sons and husband to Julie. Brandon loves to build relationships, study culture, and has a fleeting belief that the Dallas Cowboys will one day win another Super Bowl.

Pastor Brandon earned his Doctorate of Ministry at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, focusing on multiethnic studies and the church.   

Associate Pastor
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Brandon Brigance

Pastor Brandon is originally from the state of Arkansas (Go Razorbacks). He received several honors through his schooling and ministry, but the greatest was landing his wife Makayla. His hobbies include theology and watching New Girl...not sure if in that order though.


Pastor Brandon has many roles at Remix, but a main focus in youth and family ministry. 

CHildrens Director
Troy Burton

Troy is passionate about seeing kids come to Christ. Along with leading Remix Kids, he also serves at Missouri Baptist Children's Home.

Troy is married to Kerri and father of Kaitlyn and Maya. That's right, he is blessed to live in a household of ladies. 

Veronica Song

Veronica runs this place.

Director of Foster Care and Adoption
Julie Boatner

Julie is an adoptive mother with children through domestic and international adoption. She has a desire to see the church meet the needs of orphans and widows. In that role, she runs our Care Closet, where we store goods and household items to help foster and adoptive needs.

Julie enjoys taking part in advancing and educating others. She is a librarian in the Parkway School District, where she was named teacher of the year (2021). Julie's favorite book is The Giver, she loves road trips, and family movie nights.  

Church Clerk
Wanda Gant
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Matthew Song
(Head of Deacons)
Kevin Petterson, Mike Rissell, Dave Rush, Gary Tipton
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Moses Gandu
Tech Team
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Kevin Petterson
Caleb Rush
Mary Petterson
elder Advisory Team

This team, consisting of pastors from other churches, councils, loves, holds accountable, and encourages the leadership of Remix Church.

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Michael Byrd

Faith Community Bible Church plays a pivotal role in loving and counseling our leadership. It is pastored by Michael Byrd. Check them out at 

Pastor Byrd has a desire to see discipleship in the urban context. He loves ministering to his community and watching people develop in Christ.

Jonathan Hayashi

Jonathan is an active blogger, speaker, and the author of Ordinary Radicals. He also co-hosts a podcast with Pastor Brandon. You can check out to learn more. He is also pastor of Northern Hills Baptist Church near Kansas City.

Overall, Jonathan is a family guy. With his wife, Kennedi, he has two daughters, and a son adopted from Bulgaria.

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Randy Abbott

Randy is the planting/lead pastor of Misfits for Jesus. Check them out at Randy started Misfits by ministering to the homeless of St. Louis, and the ministry has changed over the years to seek out the "one in a one-hundred." Many addicts and spiritually lost people have found Jesus under Randy's work.

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