Senior Pastor
Pastor John & LaNell Miller

Pastors John and LaNell Miller have been pastors for their entire adult lives. They have a heart to see people not only loving God with all their heart, but fulfilling the great commission and using their gifts to advance the Kingdom of God. Pastor John is a graduate of Fuller Seminary and LaNell is a graduate of SJSU. They have been pastors at COTR since 1990. They have three children, John Henry, Bethany & Rebekah.

Pastoral Staff


Pastor Mike & Sharon Ulmer
Associates Pastors

Pastors Mike and Sharon Ulmer came to COTR in 1989 where they served as youth pastors for 16 years and are now serving as senior associate pastor. They have a heart for the lost and love to see people saved, healed, delivered and set free. Pastor Mike is a graduate of Doane College and played eight years of professional football. They have four children, Amanda, Jessica, Michael and Mariah.



Pastor Nick & Delinah
Worship Pastor

Pastor Nick & Delinah Birmingham have been at COTR since 2005. He has a heart to see the body of Christ enter into a deep place of worship with their Creator. He is a graduate of Mississippi State University and also holds a masters degree from SAU in Magnolia, AR. He and his wife, Delinah, have two children, Kaitlyn and Riley.


Pastor Travis & Whitney Jackson
Next Generation Pastors

Pastor Travis began his ministry at COTR in 2006. He and his wife, Whitney, have a passion for the youth of this generation. Their heart is to see young people: Love God, Serve God, and Deeply Impact their friends, school, families, and culture for Jesus! Pastor Travis graduated from Texas State University with a Bachelor Degree in Public Administration.


Pastor Zach Yeldell
Media Pastor






Pastor Cole Yeldell
Youth Pastor






Shirilana Ashmore
KidZone Director






Bethany Belk
KidZone Director






Pat Stewart
Book Keeper





Hanna Campbell





Kimi Ryan
Pastoral Assistant





Shawn Dudley
Operations & Safety