Dr. Alex Himaya is the founding and Senior Pastor of The Church at BattleCreek, located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Church at BattleCreek is one of the fastest growing churches in America. It has grown from 120 to over 5,000 in attendance in its first seven years of existence. The Church at BattleCreek will open a second campus in Midtown Tulsa on Easter Sunday 2012.
As one of the nation’s forefront speakers and visionaries, God has blessed Alex with the talent to reach the high-tech culture of Generation Next. Through revivals, citywide rallies, camps and school assemblies, Alex speaks over 200 times each year. The heart’s cry of The Church at BattleCreek is to effectively present the same relevant message, the Gospel of Christ, using fresh, innovative methods, resources and technology.
As pastor of The Church at BattleCreek, he has been instrumental in the founding of Adopt(ed). The Adopt(ed) ministry educates and encourages families through small groups in homes to walk through the process of personal adoption. The Himaya’s have adopted a little girl from Ethiopia.
Alex and his wife Meredith, of 17 years, have four children. Katherine is 11, Eli is 9, Benjamin is 8 years old and Lemley is 5. Alex received his Bachelor’s Degree from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkansas and his Master’s Degree from Southwestern Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. He completed his Doctorate in Church Growth and Evangelism in May of 2002.
Alex’s books include “Your Little Red Wagon…A Conversation on Approaching God” and “Jesus Hates Religion” is in the works at this time. He enjoys opportunities to share the gospel and speak to adults, students, singles and young adults nationwide.