Staff

All Staff Members

Joshua Cole

President/ CEO, Pastor

Pastor Joshua has been part of the TOP family since he was born. He is married to Audrey and together they are raising four wonderful children. “Tabernacle of Praise is family to me. They have shown me so much love and truth through the years. I have grown in my relationship with the Lord, learned… Read More »

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Jessica Hickman

Administrative Assistant

Jessica and her sons Brayden and Bryson have been part of the TOP family since 2016.  

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Joy McCoy

Children's Department Director

Scott Brown

Worship Arts & Tech Department Director

“Tabernacle of Praise for us has been a tremendous blessing, a place to pour ourselves out in worship, to be challenged to grow deeper in our faith, our relationships with God and each other, to develop new relationships and spur each other on to love the people God places in our path. So excited to… Read More »

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Ann Kean

Trustee

Ann and her husband Chester have been part of the TOP family for nearly 30 years and have 5 grown children, 17 grandkids and 1 great grandchild. “TOP is my home, my family… it’s about loving & being loved… it’s about me growing up here.”

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Rick Van Buren

Vice President/ Treasurer

Rick has been part of this family for about 30 years. He is married to Kate and has three children and three grandchildren. “What TOP means to me: A place to learn. A place to serve. A place to fellowship. A place to commune with God. A place to belong in a large body. A… Read More »

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Michael Cole

Honorary Trustee

Michael has been married to Eva, the oldest child of Bishop Marvin & Linda Van Buren, for over 33 years. They have been part of TOP since the beginning and have raised their four children here. He served as Pastor from 2000-2007 and continues to serve as an honorary trustee member, offering much wisdom to… Read More »

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Candice Cochran

Trustee Board Secretary

Candice and her husband Andy have been a part of TOP since about Summer 2010. They have two young sons. “We felt welcomed by TOP from the first Sunday that we visited. It didn’t take long after that first visit that we decided that we could call TOP our home. I love that children are… Read More »

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