Meet our leadership
Darren Melton - Lead Pastor
Darren Melton joined the staff at Gateway Nazarene in 2018. Since then, he has served as Gateway's Lead Pastor. Darren is married to his wife of 25+ years, Dawn.
Andy Watts - Youth Pastor
Andy Watts joined the Gateway Nazarene staff in 2011. Andy serves as the Youth Pastor at Gateway Nazarene. Andy is married to his high school sweetheart, Lindsay. Andy and Lindsay both grew up in Oskaloosa and have two children.
Dan Anderson - Worship Leader
Dan Anderson joined the Gateway Nazarene staff in 2015 as the Worship Leader. Dan and his wife, Lynnae, have five children.
Brian Bowers - Children's Pastor
Brian Bowers joined the Gateway Nazarene staff in 2017 as the Children's Pastor. Brian and his wife, Ashley, have three girls.
Bryan Bailey - Frontline Pastor
Bryan Bailey joined the staff at Gateway Nazarene in 2020. Bryan serves as the Military/First Responders Pastor. Bryan is a retired U.S. Army veteran with deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. Bryan is a Trevecca nazarene University Alum. He is married to his wife of over 15 years, Crystal. They have three children, Landon, Addison, and Harper.