The Churches of Christ in Christian Union

Speakers & Workers

Mount of Praise Camp Meeting is proud to again welcome excellent workers to the MOP platform. You will be blessed by their ministry.


Dr. Jim Diehl - At the center of his heart is a love for ministry.  His years of service with the Church of the Nazarene include pastor, administrator, district superintendent, board member of several Nazarene universities and Nazarene Theological Seminary, and general superintendent.  His humor and love for people are evident in every message he preaches.  His heart beats ardently for evangelism, missions, youth, families and the communication of the Spirit-filled life to people of all ages and cultures.

Dr. John Neihof - After twenty-three years as a professor and administrator at Kentucky Mountain Bible College, Dr. Neihof joined the Wesley Biblical Seminary team in 2013 as president.  His professional life has included classroom teaching, student life administration, institutional advancement, ten years of pastoral ministry, and fifteen years of evangelism throughout the greater Wesleyan world.  Preaching the precious truth of God's Word and the power of full salvationis Dr. John's passion.

Worship Leaders

Rev. Mark Murphy - His call specifically to evangelism began after graduating from Olivet Nazarene University in 1978.  A couple of years after graduation the Holy Spirit confirmed his call as an evangelist to preach and sing God's message.  This year Mark began his thirty-second year as a full time evangelist.  He also has served as pastor and minister of music completing thirty-eight years of full time ministry.  Mark is in great demand holding many revivals, camp meetings, and evangelistic concerts across the country.

Dr. Don Reddick - Don serves as dean of the School of Music at Olivet Nazarene University.  He is a pianist, arranger, and conductor - a gifted and talented musician who has given his life to music and the church.  Whether playing for soloists, choirs, or congregational singing, his unique keyboard artistry distinguishes him from all others.  Dr. Reddick has been involved in the ONU Presents recording label as a musician, engineer, and producer.

Teens of Praise Coordinator

Rev. Aaron Green - The Teens of Praise comes under the direction of Aaron Green. Aaron serves as the president of the West Central District ECY Board. Aaron's love for youth and sincere desire for students to develop a dynamic relationship with Christ will be evident in every aspect of the Teens of Praise program.

Children's Ministry Coordinator

Rev. Greg and Becky Gardner - Rev. Greg Gardner and his wife, Becky serve as co-leaders of the children's ministry. Together they continue the effective ministry to children that has characterized childrens work at the Mount of Praise for years. Each year the children receive outstanding spiritual guidance and inspiration. Your children will want to be repeat attendees in these childrens meetings. Greg is an ordained minister with The Churches of Christ in Christian Union and Becky teaches for Circleville City Schools.