Dr. Stephen Burrell

Senior Pastor

Steve has a Doctor of Ministry degree from Grace Theological Seminary. He brings a love and passion for teaching the Bible. Steve's philosophy of preaching comes from Nehemiah 8:8, "They read from the book, from the Law of God, clearly, and they gave the sense, so that the people understood the reading."

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Steve and his wife of 26 years, Michelle, have two daughters, Kaitlyn and Stephanie. Michelle works at a local middle school as a special education math teacher. The Burrells love the outdoors, movies, family time, hanging out, and going out for dinner. 

Jonathan DiMego

Student Pastor

Jonathan grew up in Round Rock, Texas and moved to Nacogdoches where he graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University with a degree in History. He is currently working on a Master of Biblical Studies at Moody Bible Institute. He is passionate about student ministry and seeing the next generation walk in relationship with Jesus and live on mission for the kingdom of God.


His favorite verse is Galatians 2:20, “I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.”

In his free time, Jonathan loves the outdoors (fishing, hunting, camping, hiking, climbing), watching sports, drinking a good cup of coffee, and reading. 

Marsha Nikolaiev

Pastoral Admin/Office Manager
(Children & Youth)

Marsha and her family started attending Magnolia Bible Church in 2008 and began attending more regularly after moving to Magnolia in 2012. She is the mother of four amazing boys; Johnathan, Jaron, Gabriel, and Ethan. ​


Most recently, Marsha was a Pre-k teacher for a local Mother's Day Out program and served on MBC's MOPS leadership team for the past six years. Prior to that, she worked in Purchasing and Administrative management. Marsha has a passion for helping children learn and have fun, she loves letting God use her talents when and where needed. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her boys and any outdoor activity.

Baylee Smith

Administrative Assistant

Baylee graduated from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Management and International Business. During her time there, she traveled to Ecuador and Thailand consulting with different business as mission organizations to advance their ministries. In her free time, she loves hiking, spending time with her friends and family, and playing Pickle Ball.

Baylee's favorite verses are Ephesians 2:8-9, "For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast."

Kimberly Jones

Administrative Assistant

Kimberly, an Iowa native, moved to Texas in 2008 and has been attending Magnolia Bible Church since August 2019. She married her husband, John, in 2004, and together they have six wonderful children. 


Prior to joining the MBC staff, Kimberly has worked in several roles including HR consultant, Administration Assistant, Senior Pastor Assistant, and Childcare Director. 

Kimberly’s favorite verse is 2 Corinthians 5:17, “Therefore, if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature, old things pass away; behold, all things become new.” In her free time, Kimberly enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and going to the beach.

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