Meet the Staff


Philip R. Hamner

Senior Pastor


Phil Hamner has served as the senior pastor at Overland Park Church since January 2001. He holds degrees from the University of Notre Dame (BA) and Nazarene Theological Seminary (M Div).  Recently, he has been involved in doctoral studies in Manchester, England.  Pastor Phil is an avid sports fan, enjoying football, soccer and baseball the most.  His ministry passions are preaching and worship, teaching the Bible, and the important work of discipleship.  Previous to this assignment, Phil pastored churches in Indiana, Missouri and Texas. Phil and his wife Becky are the parents of one son, Evan, who is a student at Point Loma Nazarene University.

Christina Yeh

Associate Pastor for Multi-Cultural Ministries


Christina joined the pastoral team as Associate Pastor for Multi-Cultural Ministries in 2010.  She holds the Bachelor of Arts degree from Taiwan Baptist Seminary, and the MA, Mdiv, ThM and DMin from International Theological Seminary in Los Angeles.  Prior to serving at Overland Park Nazarene, Christina served as an educator and preacher in several churches throughout Taiwan. Christina is married and has two children, Miranda and Johnson.

Rachel Shald

Associate Pastor for Administration and Congregational Care


Rachel joined the staff at Overland Park Church in July 2013. In 2017, she graduated from MidAmerica Nazarene University with her BA in Christian Ministry. Prior to joining the staff, Rachel attended Overland Park Church since 2002. Rachel and her husband, Joseph, have one daughter, Caroline.