Pastors & Staff

Matt Bunn

Senior Pastor

Pastor Matt Bunn graduated from Southwest Baptist University in 1999 and received his Masters Degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  He’s married to his best friend, Vicki Bunn and has three boys – Andrew, Toby, Logan.  Matt has been in ministry for 25 years – most recently 17 years at Center Point Church in North Richland Hills, TX.
Matt’s desire is to equip God’s people to live out their God-given passion to build His Kingdom. His heart is to help people truly experience a life-giving relationship with Jesus – one that is practical in every day life. Matt enjoys hiking, playing cards and board games, watching sports with his boys, and laughing at Vicki’s jokes.

Sean Smith

Associate Pastor

Sean Smith serves as our Associate Pastor and leads our children's ministry, small groups, and growth track.  Sean joined our team in November 2020 after serving 10 years in ministry overseas.  In his free time, you'll find him hitting long drives on the golf course.

Seth Stelzer

Worship and Student Pastor

Seth Stelzer serves as our Worship and Student Pastor.  Seth served on our launch team and has worn numerous hats in our brief history.   In his free time, you'll find him rooting on his Kansas City Chiefs.

Kim Crans

Office Manager

Kim serves as our Office Manager. Originally from Blue Springs, MO she now calls Stockton home. She is married to Henry and they currently have one son, two dogs and a handful of chickens. She graduated from East Texas Baptist University with a degree in Interpersonal Communication. She has an incredible passion for all things organizing, propelling people to do what God has called them to do and a genuine joy for life. Outside of the office she enjoys cooking (making up new recipes, sauces and meat rubs). She also loves to serve. Anything she can do to love others better fulfills her. She is honored to be a part of the Leadership Team at the Heights and a member too.

Elijah Prewitt

Communications director

Elijah serves as our Communications Director by coordinating weekly schedules for social media, creates the content for those platforms, and performs other various activities such as creating the monthly newsletter. Elijah has lived in Bolivar for most of his life and loves the outdoors. He recently graduated with an Associate's Degree in graphic design technology from Ozarks Technical Community College and is continuing education at Evangel University, pursuing a degree in Business Administration Marketing. He also won a Silver Addy Award in the 2021 American Advertising Awards, Heartland District. Elijah likes to fish, play the guitar, and take photos in his spare time.