I have been on staff at Round Prairie since March of 2016. I have been married to my wife Julie since 2001 and we have 3 great kids: Caleb, Joshua, and Lily. While Julie is from Fairfield originally, I am a move in and originally from Maydelle, TX. I have been in ministry since 2003 and have served in churches in Arkansas and Texas. I started in ministry at Round Prairie as a youth pastor. I attended the BMA seminary in Jacksonville, TX and received my M.A. in Church Ministries I have a passion to see the church on mission for the Great Commission. I believe that every member is a minister, therefore I believe that every Christian has been gifted specifically in order to accomplish God’s plans. My hobbies include flying, traveling with my family, and watching college football.
I joined the staff at Round Prairie in May of 2016. My wife, Jackie, and I have been married since 2003 and are blessed to have 3 amazing children: Elijah, Hadassah, and Naomi. I grew up in Corsicana, Texas and my wife grew up in Fairfield. I attended the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and graduated in 2003 with a B.A. in Religion. Since 2003, I have served as a bi-vocational Minister of Music, Worship Pastor, and Youth Minister. In addition, I received M. Ed from the University of Texas at Tyler in Educational Leadership and Administration. I currently teach Pre-Calculus and Algebra II at Fairfield High School. The blessing of knowing Christ Jesus personally is the passion that stirs my heart to worship and lead others to his throne.
I came on staff at Round Prairie in January 2019 as the Discipleship Pastor. In June 2016, I married the love of my life, Betsy. We make our home here in Fairfield with our two dogs, Chester and Winnie. I teach social studies and theatre at Fairfield High School. I have taught at FISD since August 1999. Before coming to RPBC, I pastored 24 years at Northside Baptist Church in Mexia. I grew up in Mexia and graduated from MHS in 1988. I earned a BS in History from the University of Texas at Tyler in 1995 and an MA in Military History with a concentration in World War II from American Military University in 2014. I'm grateful to be a part of what is going on here at Round Prairie. God desires that every believer be a disciple of our Lord. Please let me know how I can help you along your journey.
Children Ministry Team Coordinator
My husband and I joined Round Prairie in January of 2019. Jeff and I have been married since 2016. Before marrying Jeff and moving to this area, I lived in Dallas and Tyler where I was a teacher and school counselor. I have a B.A. in communication from Baylor University and a M.A. in counseling from Amberton University. I’ve worked with children for over 20 years in both the school and community setting. I love having the opportunity to build relationships and share the love of Christ with kids. In addition to my role at Round Prairie, I am the assistant principal at Fairfield Elementary School.
I joined Round Prairie staff in April of 2021, but have worked in full-time ministry since 2019. My husband Mike and I are blessed with two children, Miabella and Silvio. I was born and raised in Orange County, CA. Before moving to Fairfield, I lived in Los Alamitos, CA where I was the admissions coordinator at a Bible college. I'm a Southern California Teen Challenge graduate and have an A.A. in Ministry and Leadership from Cottonwood College. I'm currently a student working on a B.A. in Religion at BMA Seminary. I have a passion for sharing the hope and freedom that's found in Christ to the hopeless. I'm grateful to be able to exercise my gifts as I serve the Lord and His people in my role at Round Prairie.