Paul and Debbie Schmidt.
Paul and Debbie are primary leaders in the Merchant. In addition to carrying the main responsibility for the building itself, they are deeply ingrained in all of the its various ministries.
Paul is a full-time missionary to the homeless, commissioned by Believers Church, and spends his days meeting, advocating for, praying with, counseling, encouraging, and serving the poor. Paul and Debbie founded Street Church Tulsa, and have been instrumental in Thursday Night Light and Mission Tulsa, along with various other ministries which reach out to the needy of Tulsa.