Ministerial Staff

Senior Pastor

Chris McDaniel

Chris McDaniel was born on March 5, 1981. He was raised in Broken Bow, OK and graduated from Broken Bow High School in 1999. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Science from Southeastern Oklahoma State University and a Master's Degree in Theological Studies from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Since surrendering to ministry in 2009, Chris has served as a vocational Students' Pastor/Associate Pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Durant, OK and Harmony Baptist Church in Atoka, OK. Chris has been serving in the role of Senior Pastor at Southside since November 2020. His ministry goals are, "To see lives changed and souls saved through the glorious power of the Gospel Message of Jesus Christ!"

Family: Chris and his beautiful wife, Andy, have been married since 2005, and have three wonderful childern, Aubree, Ethan, and Caleb.

Salvation: 1999

Favorite Movies: The Karate Kid (1984) & Facing the Giants

Favorite Sports Teams: OU Sooners, Texas Rangers, Atoka Wampus Cats, Tushka Tigers, Harmony Bulldogs, Stringtown Tigers, and Lane Eagles

Favorite Hobbies: Guitar, Hunting, and Fishing

Favorite Scripture: Zephaniah 3:17