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Meet the Staff

Kids Staff:

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.

Bobby Austin serves as the Children’s 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.

Student Ministry Staff:

Danny Combs serves as the Student Minister and is responsible for students in grades 6-12. He joined the GBC staff in 2007. Danny received his Masters from John Brown University while studying at the Kanakuk Institute. Danny and his wife, Lauren, are the parents of Owen, Ellie, Annabelle and Cooper.

Jamal Peden serves as the Junior High Resident and minsters to students in grades 6-8. He joined the GBC staff in 2015 following graduation from SFA.

College Staff:

Roman Walley serves as the College Minister of GBC. Roman graduated from SFA in 2012 and will complete his Masters of Theology degree at Dallas Theological Seminary this May. Roman is married to Amy, who also graduated from SFA.

Missions/ Outreach Staff:

Joe Dodson serves as a Missions and Outreach Minister at GBC. He grew up at GBC and joined the staff in 2013. He and his wife, Emily, are the parents of Atticus.

Connections Staff:

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 two grandchildren.

Office Manager:

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.