Meet our Staff

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Chad Womack


Chad grew up in Wylie, Texas. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Hardin-Simmons University and holds a Master’s degree from Dallas Baptist University and is currently working on his Doctorate of Ministry degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Chad and his wife, Dani, have a son, Conner, and a daughter, Caitlyn. Chad is passionate about sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ and enjoys taking people on journeys across the street and around the world.

Favorite Passage:
Philemon 1:6 "I pray that you may be active in sharing your faith, so that you will have a full understanding of every good thing we have in Christ."

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Bill Claiborne

Worship and Administrative Pastor

Bill grew up in Jacksonville, Texas.  He received a Bachelor of Music degree from East Texas Baptist University in Marshall and holds a Master of Music degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth.

His local church ministry experience of 40 years includes churches in east and central Texas, ElPaso, and central California where he also was a part of establishing a Christian school. Just before coming to Friendship he served Texas Baptists (BGCT) for six years as a leadership strategist and consultant. These experiences have afforded him the opportunity to have served in every area of church life. Bill and his wife, Shasta, have four children and ten grandchildren.

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Justin Hughes

Student Minister

Justin grew up in Wichita Falls, Texas. He has a passion for seeing students grow in their relationship with the Lord as well as leading them in worship.  Justin and his wife, Kacie, have one daughter, Addison Belle.

Favorite Passage:

Isaiah 26:8 "In the path of your judgments, O LORD, we wait for you; your name and remembrance are the desire of our soul."


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Stephanie Hensley

Preschool/Children's Director

Stephanie grew up in Tyler, Texas.  She received  a Bachelor Degree in Education and holds a Masters Degree in Educational Administration. Stephanie and her husband, Damon, have a daughter, Parker. 


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Debbie Johnson

Pastor's Assistant

Debbie grew up in Booneville, Mississippi. Missions hold a special place in Debbie’s heart after serving for over 2o years as a Girl’s in Action leader at Deer Park First Baptist Church. She and her husband, Glen, have one daughter, Kimberly. Kimberly and her husband, Michael, have blessed their lives with 3 beautiful grandchildren, Peter, Sarah, and Luke.

Favorite Passage:

Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”