Lendell Nolan

Lead Church Planter
October 18
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About My Family

I am married to my high-school sweetheart, Patty, and we have three adult children. My wife is a high-school teacher in Bixby and serves as a partner in the church planting work.

Our oldest daughter, Elaina, lives in Bixby and helps us with the church as she also serves as a school teacher for Bixby Central Intermediate.

Charissa lives in Phoenix where she works in cyber security.

Moriah recently married Ryan Fisher and lives in Broken Arrow. She works for a gymnastics studio and supports her husband’s work as the recreation director at First Baptist Church Broken Arrow.

I serve as the lead pastor of Bixby.Church, am a retired professor from Rockbridge Seminary and continue to provide life coaching through FocusUnleashed, LLC, and the John Maxwell Team.

About My Church Plant

Bixby.Church exists to glorify God by helping people find and fulfill His purpose for their lives. We accomplish this through our B.I.X.B.Y. vision that seeks to lead people to BELONG to God’s forever family, to INCREASE in Christlikeness, to XPRESS their shape in service and to BRIDGE the gap with the gospel as they YIELD their lives to God.

NAMB Church Planting

Millions in North America are in desperate need of hope. Ultimately, the only hope that’s going to last - in this life and the next - is the hope of the gospel. North American missionaries build relationships and share this hope in their communities and beyond.


Pray for boldness to share the gospel and open hearts among the people to whom we speak. Pray that through this ministry, more people would come to saving faith and live on mission. Pray for stamina and longevity for ministry amidst attacks from the enemy.


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