Meet our Staff
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. Chad and his wife, Dani, have been married for twenty one years and have a son, Conner, who is sixteen years old and a daughter, Caitlyn, who is thirteen. Chad is passionate about sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ and enjoys taking people on journeys across the street and around the world.
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."
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 nine grandchildren.
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.
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."
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 been married for fifteen years and have a daughter, Parker, who is four.
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 has been married to her husband, Glen, for 41 years. Their daughter, Kimberly, and her husband, Michael, have blessed their lives with 3 beautiful grandchildren, Peter, Sarah, and Luke.
Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”