Pastor Mike Shields
Interim Lead Pastor
Mike joins us through the ministry of IPM (Interim Pastor Ministries) with over 25 years of pastoral experience in the Evangelical Free Church of America. He has both a Master of Divinity and Master of Counseling-Psychology from TEDS and is presently completing his Doctor of Ministry from Talbot Theological Seminary. He and Tracy, his wife, enjoy 4 adult children, their spouses and 3 grandchildren. When they have time together they enjoy reading, long walks, and of course, anytime they can have with their grandkids! The health and transformation of the local church has been the passion of Mike’s life and ministry. He feels blessed to join HMBC for this short period of time in the life of this amazing church.
Pastor Jeremy Matlock
Pastor of Adult Discipleship and Assimilation
Jeremy and his wife Krista moved here from Southern California in 2015 with their 3 kids—Ashtyn, Graham, and Claire. Jeremy has a passion for helping people find their fulfillment in Christ and His purpose. Before coming to Kansas, the couple served the Lord in Russia and China. Jeremy has his MA in New Testament from Talbot Seminary and completed his undergraduate work at Biola University (B.A. Intercultural Studies with a Minor in Bible).
Jeremy enjoys golfing and coaching his kids’ football and baseball teams. He and Krista enjoy being a part of the Hillsboro community and opened Studio 23 in town to give kids an opportunity to learn dance. Jeremy loves a good Superhero movie (Krista too) and salt water taffy.
Pastor Bev Vogel
Children and Family Pastor
Bev has been the Children and Family Pastor at Hillsboro MB since June of 2011, after being part-time with Children’s Ministry at HMBC since 2007. She grew up as a “country girl” outside of Hillsboro and graduated from Tabor College with a BA in Business Education. Teaching and coaching high school students at Central Christian Schools in Hutchinson, Kansas, were her passions before becoming a stay-at-home mom. Bev and her husband, Brad, were married in 1985 and are proud parents of David (daughter-in-law Hanna and granddaughter Claire) and Nathan (daughter-in-law Mallea and grandson Beckham). Fun facts: Bev loves taking walks, riding bike, hiking in the mountains, growing plants/flowers, listening to Kathy Troccoli music, playing with her grandkids and eating ice cream!
Pastor Grant Shewey
Grant and his wife Lauren got married in June 2015. They have 3 girls: Addilyn, Oakley, and Savannah. Grant graduated from Tabor College in 2015 with a Sports Management/Marketing Degree and Mission Minor. Grant and Lauren enjoy traveling, being in the outdoors, and bike riding together.
Most of Grant’s free time right now is spent helping take care of their 3 little girls. He has a passion for seeing young people surrender their lives to Christ and the transformation that comes from studying God’s Word.
Kids Connection Director
Tiffany was raised in Hillsboro and attended school at USD 410 from Kindergarten through 12th grade. After graduation she attended Sidney’s School of Cosmetology and then continued her education at both Hutchinson Community College and Butler Community College, majoring in Early Childhood Education. Tiffany has been involved in Early Childhood Education for over 17 years and has been with Kids Connection for the last 11 years. She has five daughters who keep her on her toes! Taytum is a senior at Tabor College majoring in Biology, Taryah is a junior at Hillsboro High School, Tylee is a freshman at Hillsboro High School and twins Teaygan and Trysta are seventh graders at Hillsboro Middle School. The family also has a seven year old lab mix named Opie. Tiffany and her daughters love to spend as much time as possible outdoors and love to decorate their home for the various holidays throughout the year.
Brad Vogel has directed choirs for schools and churches for more than 35 years, including 20+ years at the college level. A graduate of Tabor College (BA), the University of Northern Colorado (MM), and the University of Missouri-Kansas City (DMA), Brad has found his greatest joy in expressing and leading worship through his work with singers. In addition to his work in music, Brad enjoys reading, running road races, and investing time in his family with his wife Bev (Children and Family Pastor at HMBC), son David and his wife Hanna and their daughter Claire, and son Nathan and his wife Mallea and their son Beckham.
Renee grew up in the country between Junction City and Dwight, Kansas. She graduated high school in White City, Kansas, in 1986, and attended Brown Mackie College and graduated after a year. Renee met her husband, Gene, and was married. The Marples have three boys: Anthony is in the Air Force, Brandon is a Plant Supervisor for Prairie Fire Coffee in Wichita and Corbin is a sophomore at Hillsboro High School. Gene and Renee became members of HMBC in May of 2019. Renee enjoys spending time with her family, which also includes 6 grandchildren.
When she is not with her family or working, she enjoys watching her youngest son play sports. She also enjoys doing different kinds of crafts when relaxing at home. There is one thing Renee enjoys most of all and that is serving at Women’s Encounter: God is so Good all the time!
Sonya grew up in Ingalls, a small town in Western Kansas and graduated from Tabor College in 1973 with an Elementary Education degree. She married Mike Fisher in 1973 and had twins in 1978. Sonya taught Kindergarten for 24 years. Her daughter Missy, son-in-law Brian, and their two daughters Lauren and Landry live in Newton, and her son Mike lives in Dacono, Colorado. Sonya loves spending time with her granddaughters, visiting her son in Colorado and scrapbooking.