Joplin & Andrea Emberson

Joplin is our lead pastor.   Joplin and Andrea started The Well in May of 2006.   Since that time the church has continued to grow every year.  Hundreds of souls have been saved, broken homes have been restored, and lives have been transformed.  Joplin and Andrea, who were both born and raised in the Wichita KS vacinity (Clearwater), feel incredibly blessed that God has called them into ministry in the very area their heritage comes from.

Fun facts:

  • Joplin has had the privilege of sharing his testimony in over half the states that make up the continental USA.

  • Joplin coaches youth soccer and youth wrestling

  • Andrea has been to Haiti twice and has a sincere heart to minister to the orphans of Haiti.

  • Andrea loves bright colors, and pretty much everything that is fun.

  • Andrea's dream job as a child was to become the Tinkerbell that flies across the Cinderella Castle at Disney World.   

Est. 2006

Chris & Brittany Hernandez

Chris is our worship leader.  Chris and Brittany have formed an incredible worship team that lead us every service in our congregational worship.  Chris is a talented musician, singer, and song-writer.  He has written several of the songs that we sing.


Fun facts:

  • Chris was born and raised in Long Island, NY.

  • Chris came to Kansas on a soccer scholarship to Central Christian College where he would meet his future wife, Brittany.

  • Chris has 7 sisters and 2 brothers.

  • Brittany is a four-time veteran of Disney World.  Her top two favorite rides are The Little Mermaid and Peter Pan.

  • Brittany loves spaghetti and anything chocolate.

Branson Sears

Branson was saved at The Well in 2010.  Since that time God has done an incredible work in his life.  Branson answered the call to ministry in 2014 and is currently serving as our Interim Youth Pastor.


Fun facts:

  • Branson & his wife Hannah have 4 kids (Two boys & Two girls)

  • Branson is very competitive and loves sports.

  • Branson is a HUGE Star Wars fan! 

Hannah Sears and Jan Johnson

Hannah Sears  is our Director of Children's Ministries. Hannah was saved at The Well in September of 2013. 


 Jan Johnson at been at The Well for over 10 years and is the assistant children's director. 

Our children's ministries are one of the top reasons that families love coming to church at the well. We have an amazing team of people who love kids and who are serious about reaching children for Jesus.   

Our Deacons:
Kevin & Kelly Wilks
Doug & Kaitlin Garton
Troy Capps