Pastor Jake Braschler

Lead Pastor

Jake loves to help people follow Jesus and become disciples that change the world through Christ. The Braschler family believes God has big plans to reach lives in Springfield and are glad to be a part of God's vision for Restoration's future in transforming lives with the gospel of Jesus.   Jake loves hiking and playing golf and disc golf with his girls, fly fishing for trout in Ozark streams, and spending time running half marathons while listening to worship music. Jake graduated from John Brown University in 2018 with a degree in Christian Ministry and Formation and minor in Church Leadership. He is currently pursuing a Masters degree through Anderson University School of Theology and was recently ordained as a minister in the Church of God where he now serves as a Coach to other pastors! Jake has a rich desire to add value to others and their walk with Jesus.

Jonathan Herald

Worship Pastor

Jonathan has a heart for worship and desires for every worship service to bring honor and glory to God and for the hope of the gospel to be shared. Jonathan grew up in Springfield, Missouri and is no stranger to Restoration Church. He graduated with his degree in Ministry Leadership at Mid America Christian University in 2020 and has served in other ministry roles in Pryor, Oklahoma and Lee's Summit, Missouri.
Now, Jonathan and his wife, Stephanie, are here in Springfield and serve faithfully at Restoration Church.

Susan Doll

Director of Children's Ministries

Susan is a dynamic and passionate leader to our Children's Ministry. With over 15 years experience working with kids, she loves creating unique experiences for kids to experience the love of Jesus.

Outside of ministry, Susan loves doing various crafts and art projects.

Connie Ghan

Administrative Assistant

Connie has been active in the church for most of her adult years serving on praise teams, missions ministry, children’s ministry, and in many other areas of ministry. Connie sees her current role of administrative assistant as part of her life’s ministry.

She and her husband, Ron, have been married for over 50 years. They have 3 adult children, 2 wonderful daughters-in-law, a great son-in-law, 8 awesome grandchildren, and 5 amazing great-grandchildren.