Who We Are

At Ethos we believe it is important to be connected to the larger body of Christ. We are a church plant of RiverOaks Presbyterian Church.

Ethos is a church of the North Texas Presbytery, a part of the Presbyterian Church in America, and is a member of the Acts 29 church planting network.

Ethos Leadership

Lead Pastor of Vision and Preaching

Beau Berman (Jenks High School 1992; B.A. U. of Arkansas 1996; M.A.C.E. Dallas TheologicalSeminary 2004; Th.M. Dallas Theological Seminary, 2009 ordained in the Presbyterian Church in America, North TexasPresbytery, November 2010). Joined the Acts 29 Network in 2013. Beau enjoys spending time with his family, hearing people’s stories, and is successfully conquering the Couch to 5K program.


Associate Pastor of Discipleship and Counseling

Joshua Burdette (B.A. Anderson University; M.Div. Covenant Theological Seminary, ordained in the Presbyterian Church in America, 2013). Joshua enjoys cooking, being outdoors, and learning how to be a new father.


Executive Pastor

Daniel Rusco is a Tulsa native, who prefers cast iron over the microwave, bikes over SUVs, and Youtube tutorials over taking it to the shop. He believes that beauty matters, discipline is freedom, and grace triumps over justice. He tries to embrace paradox and seek simplicity. 


Pastoral Resident

Caleb Harlan (University of Tulsa Graduate) joined the Ethos Team in February of 2015. He enjoys time with his wife, smoking BBQ, playing sports, and loves being outside!


Creative Director

Jason Bueno has been with Ethos since its founding and brings a unique Creative Direction that focuses on Tulsa Architecture and a Historic/Modern design aesthetic. Jason also leads the Ethos Creative Team wherein creatives have an outlet to use their gifts to serve the church. He enjoys design philosophy, craft beer, and all things Star Wars!


ethosKIDS Coordinator

Andrea Penland (BS in nursing from the University of Oklahoma) has been with Ethos since the beginning. Andrea enjoys spending time with her family outdoors, drinking coffee, running, and sitting by a campfire.


Childcare Coordinator

Danica Whitman (Bachelor of Music, Belmont University) was raised in Oklahoma and moved back to the Sooner state in 2014 after 11 years in Nashville. She enjoys drawing attention to how often Abraham Lincoln appears in everyday life. 


Nursery Coordinator

Julie Ireland (BSBA in Accounting and Management, University of Tulsa // Associates in Fashion Design, Clary Sage College) considers herself an OG Ethos member. She's from Broken Arrow, now living in Tulsa with her loves, Charlie and Crosby. Julie enjoys documentaries, true crime, softball, hoppy beers, sitting crooked and talking straight.

Worship Leader

Justin Rutherford (BBA in Energy Management and Finance from The University Of Oklahoma) joined Ethos in June, 2013. Justin works full-time for Superior Pipeline Company and enjoys music of all kinds, being outdoors, golf, and spending time with friends and family.