Dr. Todd Gray
Todd was called to Tabernacle in November 2011. Todd is married to Tammy and they have three wonderful children: Isaac,
He is dedicated to expository preaching (verse by verse from the Scriptures) and carries a weighty passion
Prior to ministry, Pastor Todd served this great nation as a Captain in the United States Air Force. In May 0f 2017, he received his Doctorate in Preaching from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Mike has been on staff at Tabernacle since 2002. He is married to Ginger and they have 4 children (Travis, T.J., Jesse and Ginny), plus 8 grandchildren (Mikayla, Tyler, Will, Austin, Riley, Ellie, Jax and Amden). His passion for seeing the Tabernacle family grow is seen through his leadership in administration and discipleship.
Brandon has been the Worship Pastor at Tabernacle since January 2013. He married Karen Thompson, an MK from Ecuador, on August 5, 2000. The Hixsons have two beautiful children, Caleb and Caylin. His passion is to cultivate relationships with people by connecting with them through music and worship. Brandon loves leading worship, writing and arrangement music, playing the saxophone, recording and engineering music for his Contemporary Rock band “Racing Gravity,” and hanging out with his family. Brandon also loves cheesy 80′s music, jumping on the trampoline with Caleb and eating pizza! For more information about Brandon and/or how you can get connected into the music ministry at Tabernacle, please contact him.
Kody Alvarez has been our Student Pastor since 2015. Kody has a bachelor’s degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and is working on his Masters of Divinity. He has served as a youth pastor, church planter, and has preached several revivals in and out of the country. He has served in many other areas that involve evangelizing, coordinating camps, and student ministry leadership. He has served in ministry for over 10 years.
Lisa has been on staff at Tabernacle since 2005. She is the Children’s Minister at Tabernacle. She is married to Nathan Vyers. Lisa has the privilege to be step mom to Kyle and Kristen and mom to Olivia. She is very excited about what God is doing in the lives of our children here at Tabernacle. It is so amazing to partner with parents and watch their children take their next step toward Christ, grow deeper in the Word, and worship the Lord through music and service.
Alicia and her family have been members at Tabernacle for 13 years. She and Shawn have been married for 21 years and blessed with four children: Austin, Ashley, Colby and Erin. Currently, they serve in the Youth Ministry and host the 7th & 8th graders small group in their home on Sunday nights.
Over the past 13 years Alicia has been able to serve at TAB in many ways, and in 2016 became our Preschool Minister.
Media & Communications Pastor
Jeff has been on staff at Tabernacle since 2013. After two years as our Student Pastor, he transitioned roles to oversee our Media and Communications. He makes our videos, graphics, flyers, provides photography, and more. Jeff and his wife Sarah have two children, Colin and Carley, and are active foster parents, partnered with Buckner Children & Family Services.
Jeff graduated from East Texas Baptist University in 2010 and is currently working on a Masters in Web Design and Online Communication through the University of Florida. In his free time, Jeff plays video games, plays a slew of instruments, and photographs sports from the sidelines.
Rick is married to Lithia and has 3 beautiful children; Bailey, Caylee and Chance. Professionally, Rick is a business advisor, entrepreneur, and U.S. Marine Corp veteran
Rick has been a member of Tabernacle since 2011. He has served as a Sunday School teacher and is an ordained Deacon. Rick officially joined our staff at the end of 2015 with a desire and call to pastoral ministry. He contributes to many parts of the week-to-week ministry tasks including crafting the LifeGroup guides, teaching, assisting with discipleship, and helping with our communication flow.
Administrative Assistant to the Pastor
Jill has been worked at Tabernacle since 1992. She is married to Joe and they have two daughters (Casey and Haley). Jill works in the pastor’s office as his administrative assistant, where she is a vital part of media, visioning and pastoral care. If you need to contact Pastor Todd, call Jill and she’ll get you connected. Jill enjoys movies, concerts, reading and camping. She plays Jenga every day.
Financial Administrative Assistant
Jacqui joined us as our Financial Administrative Assistant after many years of teaching Junior High Science. One of our praise team vocalists, she has been an extremely active part of Tabernacle for many years. She is married to James and has three grown children, Melany, Adam, and Emily.
Tayler has served as our church receptionist since 2012. She is married to Luke Price, and they just bought a brand new house! Drop by the church office and meet Tayler. Her friendly personality and helpful attitude will be a blessing to you. Tayler loves camping, reading, playing with her daughter Lilly, and skipping. She hates dry hands.