Our Ministry Leaders

John Bradshaw ~ Treasurer

John Bradshaw was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ and his wife Brenda was born in Baltimore and raised in Maryland. They both attended Harding University where they met, and were married in 1980.  John graduated with a BBA degree in Accounting, and Brenda graduated with a BSW degree.  They have two grown married sons and two grandchildren.  John is the company Controller at Arizona Water Company in Phoenix and Brenda is a homemaker.  They have been members at West Olive Church of Christ since August 2010.


Eric Carpenter ~ New Member Director

My name is Eric Carpenter. I was born in Amarillo, Texas. My father was in the Air Force, so I lived in Texas, Georgia, South Dakota, California, Okinawa (Japan), and Arizona. I have 4 sisters and 1 brother. I am married and have 3 daughters and 2 grandsons. I have worked for the Washington School District in the maintenance department for 30 years. I enjoy sports, traveling, and sightseeing. My wife Kathy and I enjoy talking to people and getting to know them. I’ve been a Christian for many years and have tried to serve the Lord faithfully. My family and I enjoy serving at West Olive and love the Lord and love to work with the brothers and sisters here. May God continue to bless our church family here at West Olive.

Ken Heflin ~ WBS

Ken was born in Lebanon, Tennessee where he spent his early years. His father was in the army and Ken spent his teen years in Germany. Upon graduation from high school in 1960 he returned to Lebanon and joined the Air Force; twenty-six years later he retired from the Air Force. While in the Air Force Ken worked with churches of Christ in Panama, Korea and South Carolina. He retired at Luke AFB. He then embarked on a new career working for what was Child Protective Service and for the Division of Developmental Disabilities from which he is now retired. Ken began working for World Bible School at the Southwest Church of Christ in Phooenix, AZ and continued to work with World Bible School after placing membership with the West Olive Church of Christ in Peoria, AZ. He is married to the former June Marshall.