Meet Our Leaders

Our Elders

Loren Benson

Loren Benson
Pastor for Benevolence and Children’s Ministries

Loren Benson holds a Juris Doctorate from the South Texas College of Law (Houston, TX) and BS in Criminal Justice and Political Science. He has served as an Elder, on Missions Teams, taught in Sunday school and Small Groups in various churches in Texas and Colorado. He and his wife also spent two years ministering China. Read more... 

Raymond Duggan
Pastor for Counseling and M.O.V.E. (missions, outreach, visitation, and evangelism)

Raymond Duggan grew up in Abilene and did his undergraduate work in Biology at Abilene Christian University where he met his wife. Following that time, he went to TCOM in Ft. Worth to earn his medical degree in 2002. After marrying his wife, Amanda, they moved to Temple, Texas. Read more...

Randy Johnson
Pastor for Music Ministry and Church Finance

Randy Johnson grew up in Killeen, TX. Randy and his wife, Megan, and their four children currently live in Temple, TX. Randy enjoys using his God-given gifts in teaching, business, and music to serve the church. He has served and led with a desire to see all Christians grow in love toward God and gospel-centered service toward one another.  Read more...

Hexon J. Maldonado
Pastor for Preaching, Corporate Worship, Life Groups, Men's and Women's Ministries

Hexon J. Maldonado holds an M.Div. in Biblical and Theological Studies from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Louisville, KY) and a BA in Religion from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (Belton, TX).  He is a U.S. Army veteran, the author of In the King's Presence: How Christ's Royal Majesty Enriches Corporate Worship (North Star Ministry Press, 2023), and he frequently posts articles on his blog at  Read more...



Dirk Aaron
Deacon, Treasurer, and Church Council
Jacob McCoy
Deacon and Church Council

Willie Ward
Deacon and Church Council

Ministry Leaders

Lauren Graham
Director for Children's Sunday School
Cindy Benson
Director for Nursery Care
Lauren McAninch
Chairwoman for Beauty for Ashes Committee (Women’s Ministries)
Richard Rivera


Church Council Members

(Annual Rotating Membership)
Shawn Bales
Church Council
Brooke Hawkins
Church Council
Sandra Martin
Church Council


Church Secretary

Teri Marceau
Church Secretary