Pastor Doug and his wife Deanna came to Southgate in 1984. Doug served as the youth pastor for 13 years. In 1995, he stepped into the role of Associate Pastor and then became the Senior Pastor in 1997 after Pastor Harold Hodges’ retirement. They have raised their three children Sarah, Nathan, and Rachel at Southgate. Sarah, her husband Kelly, and their three daughters are active members at Southgate. Nathan is on staff at our sister church, Grace Harbor (NW OKC) with his wife Lynzie and their four children. Rachel, her husband Jordan, and their son serve alongside them.