Director of Pastoral and Church Health
Stacey earned a bachelor’s in English from Friends University and a master’s in English from Fort Hays State University. From 2009-2016, she was a full-time professor at Barclay College, teaching College Writing, English Fundamentals, Advanced Grammar, American Literature, and Children’s Literature. Stacey ministered alongside Tony as a pastor’s wife from 1987-2008 as he served as a youth pastor (Pratt, KS.), an associate pastor (Wichita, KS.), a church planter/senior pastor (Scottsdale, AZ.), and a family pastor/director of counseling (Scottsdale, AZ.). She has a heart for pastors’ wives and started an online group for the EFC-MAYM pastors’ wives called Coffee Hangout that meets once a month to read scripture, pray, seek God, and encourage one another. She also started a Coffee Hangout EFC-MAYM pastors’ wives’ group on Facebook. As well as enjoying teaching, Stacey enjoys studying scripture, leading worship, writing, and reading. She authored Arise, My Beloved: Simple Suggestions for a Wonderful Wedding at www.arisemybeloved.com. She enjoys ministering through her blog called Yellow Butterfly, www.yellowbutterflysite.com, designed to encourage women to find healing and hope in Christ and live a transformed life fulfilling their full potential in Christ. She also enjoys traveling and ministering with her husband Tony. Tony and Stacey co-founded the non-profit ministry Family Ministry Institute, doing business as Wheeler Ministries, to provide help and healing to individuals, marriages, families, and church teams. Tony and Stacey give seminars, equipping people through training specifically focused on developing self-awareness, spiritual awareness, and deeper relationships within marriages and with children. Stacey grew up attending Derby Friends Church from birth to age 18 and as a young student always looked forward to going to Yearly Meeting and Camp Quaker Haven. Stacey and Tony live in the Kansas City area. They’ve been married for 35 years and have three adult children, Isaac (33), Adele (31) with her husband Shane Brown and daughters Amelia and Evangeline, and Audrey (28) with her husband Ben Skinner and sons Judah, Jedidiah, and Jireh. Stacey enjoys being with her family, decorating, hiking, taking drives with Tony, and drinking coffee.