Eddie Parrish was born in Dallas, Texas. He grew up in the small town of Quinlan, about 50 miles east of Dallas. He enrolled in the Brown Trail School of Preaching in Bedford, Texas, in 1988 at the age of 19. Since his graduation in 1990, he has preached for the following churches: Boles Home Church of Christ (Quinlan, Texas) Patrick Street Church of Christ (Dublin, Texas) Collinsville Church of Christ (Collinsville, Texas) 21st and Eisenhower Church of Christ (Odessa,…
John O’Dell was born about 50 miles northeast of Columbus, OH in the small town of Mount Vernon. Less than two weeks after turning 18, John enrolled at the Memphis School of Preaching in Memphis, TN. John then studied at the West Virginia School of Preaching in Moundsville, WV, and is yet again enrolled at the Memphis School of Preaching, taking graduate level classes, which he expects to complete in June 2022. Since graduating from preaching school in 2005, John…
Stephen Alexander came to Brown Trail in 1993 and began serving as an elder in 2017. He is a graduate of Harding University and currently owns and operates two Auto Repair franchises. He married his wife, Malinda, in 1990 and they have three children working on various degrees in college. He has been involved with teaching and the youth for many years. Stephen’s areas of emphasis include Finance, School of Preaching, and Youth/GAP.
Kevin Carroll came to Brown Trail in 1996 and began serving as an elder in 2012. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University and is employed as a software engineer at Lockheed-Martin in Fort Worth. Kevin’s areas of emphasis include education, technology, and young adults. Kevin and his wife, Kathy, have been married 23 years and are currently homeschooling their two teenage children.
Russ Floyd came to Brown Trail in 1996 and began serving as an elder in 2017. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and is employed as a flight controls software engineer at Lockheed-Martin in Fort Worth. Russ and his wife, Kristy, have been married since 1985 and have two children, Adam and Rachel. Russ has been involved with the youth and teaching high school classes for most of his time at Brown Trail. Russ’ areas of emphasis…
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