Steve has been with our church since 1996. He began as a Youth Minister and became our Senior Pastor in 2002. His passion in ministry is to be a “common sense, practical disciplemaker” who helps people focus on the Word of God. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Austin College and a Master’s of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. His beautiful wife is Kysa and his two sons are Justin and Collin, who are both now attending Texas A&M university.
Kenny joined the SCC staff in June of 2013. He spent the last 15 years serving as a full time Student Pastor. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Christian Ministries from East Texas Baptist University and a Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. His beautiful wife is Sheri and their daughter is Gracie.
Chris joined our staff as the youth minister in April of 2009 after a 14 year career of teaching in the public schools. In 2012 he transitioned to a position as Serve Pastor. As the Serve Pastor, Chris oversees all of our missions ministry and trips, community outreach and involvement, ministry to widows, and facilities operations. Chris is a graduate of Sam Houston State University. Chris is passionate about serving others, biblical teaching, discipleship, and his family. Chris is married to his beautiful wife, Elizabeth, and has 2 equally beautiful daughters, Rebecka and Madilyn.
Jeff Devine, Worship Pastor
Jeff joined our staff as the worship pastor in January of 2015. Before moving to Simonton, he served as the Worship and Music Pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Lompoc, California and taught guitar classes at the local community college. He is a graduate of Biola University (La Mirada, CA) and California State University (Fullerton, CA). Jeff plans and leads the worship services and leads the church’s ongoing musical ensembles.
Teresa joined our staff in 2011. She has an accounting degree with many years of experience in corporations, small businesses, and non-profits. She is married to Eric, and they have three grown children – Sydney, Dane, and Claire.
Jeana has been a part of our staff since 2003. She has a business degree from Stephen F. Austin State University. She is married to Chuck and has one daughter, Baylee.
Lisa joined our staff in 2008 after many years of corporate administrative experience. She is married to Jeff and they have one daughter, Christine.