Our Staff

Jeff Oakes – 


After being healed of a bone disorder as a teenager, Jeff surrendered his life to the Lordship of Jesus. For over 29 years, he has been in full-time ministry. In 1996, Jeff and a team planted Hosanna Fellowship in Johnson City, Tennessee, with a desire to see the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the Manifest Presence of God go forth in the Tennessee Valley. In addition, Jeff serves on the leadership team of Masterbuilders Fellowship. Jeff ministers with his wife, Kathy. By the way, Jeff is the white-headed guy in the picture.










Bill Hauck –


Bill Hauck was born in Johnson City, Tennessee.  After being raised in upstate New York, God called him back to East Tennessee to attend Milligan College. There he earned a BA with a double major in Business and Youth Ministry. Bill has worked in a variety of settings with both youth and young adults, including college group activities, volunteering at group homes, mentoring programs, missions work, ministry internships, and volunteering as a youth leader at Hosanna Fellowship.  Bill came on staff at Hosanna Fellowship full time in June 2005. Bill and his wife Rebekah were married in December 2003. They now have three children, Samuel, Lily, and Philip.









Jason Bateman –


Jason grew up in the church and always enjoyed ministry. In his teenage years Jason went to church, but did not really live for the Lord. At a teen getaway Jason had a real encounter with the Lord and fully surrendered his life to Jesus. Jason then started feeling called to work with children and seeing them grow to their full potential in Christ. In 2003 Jason married his beautiful wife Mandy who faithfully serves with Jason. Jason and Mandy have two daughters, Hannah- Dawn  and Laylee- Quinn.