Senior Pastor

Pastor Jim has been the senior pastor at Hope Community since 1999.  He is committed to preaching the Bible for understanding and life application, and he also wants to see the church become a vital part of the community.  


Pastor Jim earned his doctorate from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and served with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association before coming to Hope.


Jim and his wife Sarah have four adult and college-age children.  He enjoys playing UTSA League tennis and won a national team title in 2021.  Jim is an avid Star Wars and sci-fi fan. 


Youth Pastor

Pastor Mac joined the ministry staff at Hope in 2016.  He is dedicated to leading students to a relationship with Jesus and helping students continue to deepen that relationship throughout the middle and high school years.  


Mac graduated from Moody Bible Institute.  Mac and his wife Cassie were blessed with their first child, their daughter Elizabeth, in 2023.  Mac and his family live in Brownsburg.  Pastor Mac enjoys spending time playing tournament-level disc golf.


Children's Minister

Tara has been the Children's Ministry Director since 2019.  Tara has a passion for raising disciples for the Lord.  She is committed to training and leading our children's teachers & volunteers, growing kids in the knowledge of the Gospel, and equipping parents to raise Godly families.


Tara and her husband, Adam have three daughters.  Tara enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing board games, reading, and doing anything Disney.


Worship Ministry Leader

Sarah has been Hope's Worship leader since 1999.  


Sarah has earned her Bachelor of Music from Colorado State University and Master of Christian Education from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  She is an elementary school music teacher in the Pike school district.  


Sarah and her husband, Jim have four adult & college-age children.  Sarah enjoys spending time with friends and playing pickleball.


Ministry Assistant/Office Manager

Heidi serves as Hope's office manager and provides administrative assistance to our ministry staff.  


Heidi and her husband Dusty have two children. Heidi enjoys travel, photography, and geocaching.  She is a year-round volunteer for Operation Christmas Child and a Regional Representative for Compassion International.