We are excited to welcome Brent Bullard as our lead pastor beginning this June. Brent comes to GBC after having served for 14 years on the pastoral staff of his church in Missouri. He holds a Master of Divinity, a Master of Theology, and expects to receive his Doctorate of Ministry in Leadership in December 2018. He has been married to his wife, Sarah, for 10 years, and together, they have their son, Uriah, and are expecting their second child in September.
Jenny Jones serves as the Preschool Director at GBC. She has attended Grace since 1984 and joined the staff in 2013. Jenny graduated from Stephen F. Austin. Jenny is married to Casey, and they are the parents of Nathan, Luke and Noah.
Jon Hayes serves as the Children’s Director for GBC. He and his wife, Abbey, both served as interns for our Kids’ Program and felt the Lord pulling them to full-time ministry. He is excited to continue teaching kids how the Gospel is woven into all of Scripture and speaks to every aspect of our lives.
Student Ministry Staff:
Bobby Austin serves as the Student Minister at GBC. Bobby and his wife, Mary, are the parents of Emma and Lucy. Bobby graduated from Baylor University and worked for Pine Cove Camps and taught at Nacogdoches High School before joining the GBC staff in 2012.
Roman Walley serves as the College Minister of GBC. Roman graduated from SFA in 2012 completed his Masters of Theology degree at Dallas Theological Seminary. Roman is married to Amy, who also graduated from SFA. They are expecting their first child this summer!
Jesse Edwards serves as the Interim Worship Leader for GBC. Jesse is currently working on his BA in music composition and will graduate in Spring 2019. His heart to serve the Lord through serving GBC has and will continue to be a great blessing to our church!
Cynthia Knowles serves as the Director of Connection at GBC. The Knowles family have been members of GBC since 2000. Cynthia joined the staff in 2016. Cynthia and Drew have two adult children; Drew (married to Amber) and Hannah. They also have three wonderful grandchildren.
Holley Chapman serves as the Office Manager/Bookkeeper at GBC. She has grown up attending Grace and joined our staff in 2017. Holley graduated from Texas A&M. Holley is married to Andy, and they are the parents of Max and Charlotte.