The River Oaks Staff



    Pastor Larry Rodgers is many things... He's a husband, a father, a friend and mentor; he's a teacher, a preacher, a counsellor and a leader. He unapologetically preaches the life-changing word of God with conviction and authority, with depth and substance, but also with humor and a whole lot of grace. God has blessed River Oaks Church with this loving and caring shepherd. He is married to his wife, Grace, they have one daughter, Dakotah.

  • Zach MendenhalL      

    Pastor of Student Ministries

    Zach is a dedicated student of, and a passionate teacher of God's Word. Together with his wife, Lauren, they have developed a special relationship with our 7th -12th Graders (who make up the River Oaks Student Ministry), and they are dedicated to leading this vital ministry to the students in our church and in our community.  Zach and Lauren have a young son named Silas. 

  • Brent Herrington    

    Pastor of Worship  & Connections

    You can tell by his distinguishable drawl that Brent is a country boy at heart. Originally from Kentucky, he joined the River Oaks team in 2022 and serves as our Worship Pastor, Technical Director and Pastor of Connections. He is married to his wife, Angel, and they have three daughters: Breanna, Brette, and Aslyn.

  • (Seeking God's will to fill this position)  

    Children's Ministry Director