Staff

Every member of our staff is committed to living out our vision, both in their ministries and in their own lives. We are thankful to God for bringing each of them to Bammel! The best way to meet with one of our staff members is to email them to set up an appointment. If you're not sure who you need to speak to about a particular subject, you may email bammelchurch@bammel.org or call the office at 281 440 1910.

 
 
rick.jpg

Rick McCall // PREACHING Minister

Rick preaches the Good News about Jesus and provides leadership and guidance for pursuing the vision of the church. He also encourages and equips the church in personal spiritual growth.

Rick graduated from Abilene Christian University, where he met his wife and where both of his sons met their wives. He came to Bammel in 2009. He loves Jesus; his wife, JoEllis; his sons & daughters-in-law and grandson; people of every color, age, size and shape; the Dallas Cowboys; Texas Longhorns football; concerts; yard work; and York Peppermint Patties, although the order of the last 5 items is subject to change on a daily basis.

 
josh.jpg

Josh Kasinger // Worship and Admin Minister

Josh's focus is on leading Bammel in worship and growing the praise and worship ministry area. In addition, Josh serves in the role of staff administrator, coordinating and overseeing the work of the ministry and office staff. Josh is also involved in leading some of the big events at Bammel.

Josh is husband to Whitney, father to Jordan, Ella, Braeden, and Emmalee Anne. He is passionate about prompting the body of Christ to glorify God through varying worship experiences. His passion includes discipling and mentoring leaders both young and old in leading corporate worship through content rich in theology, expression, and mission.

 
1285-2.jpeg

Alejandro Ezquerra // Spanish Senior Minister

In addition to preaching, Alejandro oversees the vision of the Spanish ministry and coordinates equipping the church to carry it out. He also serves in the area of church health, helping members grow in their personal faith walk.

Alejandro came to Bammel in 2007. His wife, Paulina, serves alongside him in ministry, and he has three daughters, Pao, Andrea, and Eimi. He enjoys music, is a fan of the Beatles, and is a motorcycle enthusiast. He believes that the worst thing that can happen in life is for nothing to happen at all.

El Señor le llevó a Alejandro a servir en la Iglesia de Cristo Bammel en el 2007. Músico de corazón, fan de los Beatles, aficionado a las motocicletas y adicto a la lectura cree que lo peor que puede pasar en la vida, es que no pase nada. Su esposa Paulina y tres hijas (Pao, Andrea y Eimi) le acompañan en el ministerio.

 
eric.jpg

ERIC PETTY // ASSOCIATE MINISTER

Eric coordinates our men's ministry, oversees big events, coordinates and equips our ministry leaders, and assists with pastoral care.

Eric is married to Stacy and has two daughters, Lily and Chaney. He has been in ministry for almost 17 years, in Troy, TN; Shreveport, LA; Pensacola, FL; and now here at Bammel in Houston, TX. Eric likes the Miami Dolphins, UNC Tar Heels, drumming and going to concerts.

 
gail.jpg

Gail Matthews // Women's Minister

Gail coordinates and oversees our ministry to grow our women in their walk with God.

Gail has been a part of the Bammel church family since 1974, and joined the staff team in 2000. She is married to Richard Matthews and thoroughly enjoys her roles as wife, mom, mother-in-law, and grandmother. She is a graduate of Abilene Christian University and has taught high school and middle school mathematics. Gail loves working with the women of the Bammel Church, valuing the contributions they make to the body of Christ. She is most excited about the fact that God, who began a good work in her years ago, has promised to carry it on to completion (Phil. 1:6). Hallelujah!

 
michael.jpg

Michael Montalvo // Connecting MINISTER

Michael's responsibilities include coordinating pastoral care, overseeing adult Bible classes, helping new members find their ministry home at Bammel, and growing our life group ministry.

Michael joined the Bammel team in March of 2003. He is married to Tami, a most amazing and beautiful woman, and Michael’s best friend. Their son, Matt, attends Lone Star College in Tomball. Michael’s focus is fostering discipleship and service through community, both within and outside the four walls of the Bammel Church. He is passionate about connecting people to Jesus and work that brings him glory by working with the Greeting, Life Group, and New Member Enfolding Ministries. He loves cycling, reading, conversation, coffee, music, the flight of a hawk, and the teachings of a carpenter from Nazareth.

 
tabitha.jpg

TABITHA GLASS // CHILDREN'S MINISTER

As our Children's Minister, Tabitha coordinates, equips, and oversees Bible classes, childcare, and community family events.

Tabitha came on staff as the children’s minister in 2010. Previous to that she worked in the public school system as a middle school choir director. Tabitha and her husband Joe, a middle school band director, have two boys; Ethan and Corban. She enjoys spending time with her family, going to concerts, reading and singing.

 
13903163_10210011756671225_8608150901681639007_n.jpg

Anthony Favors // Youth Minister

Anthony's faith journey begins with a broken home and being brought to church by his dad, where he grew up learning about God and experienced the Lord's call on his life. He has been on a fast and furious path to passionately pursue the Lord and strive to be the man He created Anthony to be. In contrast, Sunshine encountered Jesus during college, after a lot of time spent questioning and searching. She met Anthony at a Bible study and was baptized in 2008. They look forward to serving the Lord at Bammel for many years to come!

 
sean.jpg

Sean Richardson // Youth MINISTER

Born and raised in New Orleans, Sean moved to Houston in 2005 after Hurricane Katrina devastated his hometown. While living in Houston, Sean became a servant man of God, loving husband to his beautiful wife Cely, and proud protective father to their two children Isabelle and Christian. 

Sean enjoys the highs and lows of being a New Orleans Saints fan, the inconstancy of the LSU Tigers and the potential of the Houston Astros. He is passionate about planting the seed of God into the lives of others while building Christ like relationships that inspires everlasting change! Sean partners with Anthony to lead the youth ministry with creativity and innovation as they keep in step with the Holy Spirit to direct their paths (Galatians 5:25)! 

 
sharp.jpg

Leigh Ann Sharp // Creative Arts Director

Leigh Ann oversees our website, graphic design, and worship design, in addition to coordinating all church communication.

She has been on staff at Bammel since 2003, and has a passion for giving art and creativity a larger voice in worship and Christian culture. With a strong background in language and visual arts, she is experienced at communicating to a target audience through a variety of avenues. She and her husband, J.W., have two children, Kathryn and Jacob.

 
gerardo.jpg

GERARD Vázquez // front Office Assistant

Gerardo and his wife Julia are active members of Bammel's Spanish-speaking ministry. Gerardo provides front office support, fields phone calls, and is responsible for a variety of other tasks. His positive attitude and bright demeanor goes a long way in greeting people who walk through our doors!

 
killion.jpg

M'Liz Killion // Support Staff

A native of Arkansas, M’Liz came to Texas to attend UT Austin, and has called Texas home ever since – except for those seven years the family lived in London. She has been a member of Bammel since 2000, joined the Bammel staff in 2005, and somewhere in there went on eleven trips with Bammel’s Hungary mission teams and one with the Ukraine team. M’Liz has three children who have married and blessed her with four amazing grandchildren. Granny duty, various forms of needlework, and an occasional good novel are some of her pleasures.

 
poindexter.jpg

Becky Poindexter // SUPPORT STAFF

Becky considers it a privilege to have worked in the church office since May of 2000. During that time she has had the opportunity to fulfill several different roles and has loved every one of them. Becky met her husband, Jimmy, at Lubbock Christian (when it was still called Lubbock Christian College) and they have been blessed with two beautiful daughters, two exceptional son-in-laws, and one very precious grandson. In her spare time Becky loves going to baseball games (especially the Astros), traveling, and reading . . . . but mostly she loves to spend time with her family. Jimmy and Becky have been at Bammel since 1997 and are thankful every day to be serving with this church family.

 
ramleez.jpg

Ramleez Rubio // SUPPORT STAFF

Bio coming soon!

 
gragert.jpg

Roger Gragert // Facilities Manager

Roger is the hands-on caretaker of our 27 acres and coordinates everything related to the Bammel facility.

Roger is Houston born and raised. He came to Bammel in 1971 and was blessed to begin working here taking care of the facilities in 2003. He has been married to Noel for almost 17 years and has 3 children - Lauren, a youth minister at the Altamesa Church of Christ, Ross, who just returned from the US Army and is now an English major at Sam Houston State, and Taylor, a 9th grader at Northland Christian School. Roger loves his family, loves his job, and loves his Bammel family. He is a huge fan of Disney and a huge collector of anything Disney. Goofy is his favorite character. Favorite Quote: All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. ~ Walt Disney