Grace is led by a group of Elders. These are men who have demonstrated a spiritual maturity that is in keeping with the guidelines set for them in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1. Our Lead Pastors serve as two equal members of this board, which is charged with several responsibilities. As a group of men of whom our Senior Pastor is one among equals, they are charged with several responsibilities. Some of those are…
Making provision for sound biblical teaching
Providing spiritual leadership for the church
Praying for and with the people and watching over their spiritual and physical needs
Providing care and correction for members
Our Elders are:
Rick Hurst has lived in Nacogdoches and gone to Grace Bible Church since 1980. Both he and his wife, Christy became followers of Jesus Christ in college. They have four adult children, two sons-in-law, a daughter-in-law and seven grandchildren.
Keith Hubbard is a Math professor at Stephen F. Austin State University and has been at GBC for 7 years. Keith has a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Notre Dame and was recently granted tenure and promotion at Stephen F. Austin State University. He and his wife, Meredith, are the parents of Amelia.
Scott LaGraff is an Assistant Professor in the School of Music at SFASU. He and, Kimberly, have two sons: Cameron and Aiden.