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Eastside Baptist Church Staff

Eastside Baptist Church is blessed to have a staff that is truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will. Following are brief bios of our staff and their qualifications for ministry.

Jason Jett

Pastor

Jason Jett was born and raised in a pastor's home and was saved at the age of 9 at summer camp. He surrendered to serve the Lord in the ministry as a young boy. Upon graduating from Heartland Baptist Bible College in 2000, he moved to Stillwater, Oklahoma, to serve on staff at Bible Baptist Church with Pastor Wayne Hardy for over 18 years. He came to Sioux Falls in March of 2019 to be the pastor of Eastside Baptist Church.

He and his wife, Erin, were married in 2001 and have four daughters, Olivia, Audrey, Kaitlyn, and Lacey, and one son, Jase. Pastor Jett has a desire to reach the community of Sioux Falls with the gospel and to see others become committed disciples of Christ.

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Jason Jett was born and raised in a pastor's home and was saved at the age of 9 at summer camp. He surrendered to serve the Lord in the ministry as a young boy. Upon graduating from Heartland Baptist Bible College in 2000, he moved to Stillwater, Oklahoma, to serve on staff at Bible Baptist Church with Pastor Wayne Hardy for over 18 years. He came to Sioux Falls in March of 2019 to be the pastor of Eastside Baptist Church.

He and his wife, Erin, were married in 2001 and have four daughters, Olivia, Audrey, Kaitlyn, and Lacey, and one son, Jase. Pastor Jett has a desire to reach the community of Sioux Falls with the gospel and to see others become committed disciples of Christ.

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Samuel Hardy

Music & Youth Director

Samuel Hardy was born and raised in a pastor’s home in Stillwater, Oklahoma. He was saved after a week of Jr. Camp at the Bill Rice Ranch in the summer of 2006. He surrendered to full-time ministry at the age of 14. Throughout his teenage years, God used the influence of his dad, Wayne Hardy, and youth pastor, Jason Jett, to grow a passion for the Youth and Music ministry. Consequently, he enrolled at Heartland Baptist Bible College as a Music Major. Upon graduation in May of 2021, he moved to Sioux Falls to be the Youth/Music Director at Eastside Baptist Church.

He met his wife, Brielle, while both were serving on a bus route at Bible Baptist Church in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Brielle attended Heartland Baptist Bible College with Samuel, receiving her Bible Certificate. They were married in June of 2019. Samuel and Brielle both have a desire to see the youth of Sioux Falls become disciples of Christ as well as lead the music ministry in a way that honors and glorifies the Lord.
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Samuel Hardy was born and raised in a pastor’s home in Stillwater, Oklahoma. He was saved after a week of Jr. Camp at the Bill Rice Ranch in the summer of 2006. He surrendered to full-time ministry at the age of 14. Throughout his teenage years, God used the influence of his dad, Wayne Hardy, and youth pastor, Jason Jett, to grow a passion for the Youth and Music ministry. Consequently, he enrolled at Heartland Baptist Bible College as a Music Major. Upon graduation in May of 2021, he moved to Sioux Falls to be the Youth/Music Director at Eastside Baptist Church.

He met his wife, Brielle, while both were serving on a bus route at Bible Baptist Church in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Brielle attended Heartland Baptist Bible College with Samuel, receiving her Bible Certificate. They were married in June of 2019. Samuel and Brielle both have a desire to see the youth of Sioux Falls become disciples of Christ as well as lead the music ministry in a way that honors and glorifies the Lord.
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