Branson Campus Pastors

Chris & Melissa Davis

Chris and Melissa Davis have been serving with King's Cathedral and Chapels for over 30 years, previously in both Maui and Dallas. They have a vision to see the kingdom of God expand in Branson and the surrounding areas, bringing life, healing and a fresh flow of the Spirit of God. They are anointed speakers and worship leaders, traveling extensively, training teams and creating productions. They have produced 13 albums and Chris' songs have been recorded by Integrity Music, Brentwood Music, and many others. He has also written 10 original musicals, which have been performed in churches across the U.S. and in other nations. They have three children, Dillon, Madison, and Austin with his wife Genevieve and their son, Phoenix.

King's Kids & Young Adults

Minister Dillon Davis

Leader of the Children and Young Adults Ministries.


Ignite Youth

James Reynolds

James Reynolds is 22 years old and currently enrolled at Evangel University. He has had a passion to serve God since childhood and has served in leadership and on staff with Kings Cathedral and Chapels for several years. James has a variety of God-given talents which he uses for the building of God’s kingdom here at KC Branson, including exceptional teaching, vocal, and keyboardist skills. He currently serves in our youth, worship, media, bus and outreach ministries.

Worship Ministry

Minister Darron Agawa

Growth Track & School of Ministry

Minister Pua Agawa

Ministers Darron and Pua Agawa have been on staff with King's Cathedral and Chapels since 2008, starting on Maui and Oahu. Over the years, they have led a wide range of ministries from worship, children's, youth and young adults, to several life groups. They have a heart to love and serve the people of King's Chapel Branson and their community. They have been married for over twenty years and have six beautiful children ranging in age from elementary to college.


Celebrate Recovery

Minister Scott & Barb Stewart

Scott and Barbara Stewart oversee Celebrate Recovery, ministering to hurting people, which has always been a calling of theirs. They met while working at Teen Challenge in Maui,  where they married and raised four wonderful children. Originally, they were going to start a KC extension in Arkansas when Pastor Davis asked them to start a Celebrate Recovery program with KC Branson, which they graciously accepted. Outside of their work with C.R., Scott works at Burrell Behavioral Health and Barb works at Legacy Academy, and the two of them enjoy various outdoor activities.

Connect Ministry

Evelyn Birchard

Building Maintenance

David Birchard

David Birchard, a four-year Marine Corps combat veteran, and Evelyn Birchard, a Christian single mother of three from the Micronesian Islands, met and married in St. Louis, Missouri after the summer of 1998. David was set free from drug and alcohol abuse in 1982 and became the first in his family line to be saved. David helped establish The James House, a faith-based halfway house and has worked with World Impact Ministries and the City Heights Assembly of God in San Diego, California. In addition to their work with Building Maintenance and the Greeter and Connection Ministry here at KC Branson, Evelyn ministers to single moms and to the local women’s prison, and David leads a life group for men.  


Production Marketing & Admin

Barbara Shirkey

Barbara Shirkey has served the people of King’s Cathedral and Chapels since 1987 in many capacities in both Maui and Texas before moving to Branson. Currently, she serves as Director of Sales and Marketing for Music City Centre Theater, as well as Administrator, Financial Administrator and oversees HR for KC Branson and Music City Centre.  She previously worked with Teen Challenge Maui and YWAM and has served in Thailand, Malaysia, Russia, Korea, Kenya, The Philippines, and more! She graduated college with honors in 2016 with her Bachelor of Arts in Music as well as her ministerial license. Along with full-time ministry, Barbara had a successful 30-year career in retail and retail management.

Security & Safety

Tim & Jill Hess

Tim and Jill Hess were married on Maui and were blessed with five boys and two "hanai" girls. Jill is a Liberty University graduate and is certified in Health and Wellness, Crisis and Emergency Response, and Counseling.
Tim, a retired military combat veteran, has a degree in Business and Law-Security, and a 44-year background in law enforcement and V.I.P. security. Outside their work at KC, Jill is a nature enthusiast with a penchant for writing, and Tim enjoys various creative projects. 


Angel Nichols

Angel Nichols, along with her two sisters, was an army brat for most of her childhood and lived in a variety of locations across the globe, including Germany, Honduras, and most of the South-Eastern United States. She was saved at six years old and baptized by her father, a licensed minister with the Assemblies of God, and filled with the Holy Spirit at thirteen. She graduated from American Intercontinental University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication with a Concentration in Digital Design and has worked as a freelance illustrator since 2010. She currently has written twelve published books. She and her husband, Daniel Trey Nichols, moved to Branson in 2015 and chose KC Branson as their home church a year later. She currently serves as the leader for the Media Team, a soprano on the Worship Team, the Foundations Class teacher, and on the Stewardship Team. Outside of her work at KC, Angel works as an illustrator, author, painter, and sculptor.