Meet Our Staff

Find out a little more about our staff team below.

Lead Pastor

Anthony Svajda

Anthony and his wife, Kristen, are originally from the North Fort Worth area. Anthony has a Bachelor degree from Dallas Baptist University in Business Systems, a Master of Divinity degree in Evangelism and a Ph.D. in Evangelism and Church Revitalization from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX.
Anthony’s desire in ministry is to provide Biblical leadership, which encourages others towards a deeper and more meaningful relationship with Jesus Christ as both Savior and Lord.
Anthony loves coffee, watching movies, spending time with family and friends, and is an avid cyclist!

Associate & Worship Pastor

Grant Goodman

Grant grew up in both Stephenville and the nearby town of Lingleville. After graduating from Stephenville High School, Grant attended Tarleton State University where   he earned a Bachelor of   Music Degree in 1986. He attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary from 1989 to 1991 and studied Religious Education. His wife Nan is a music teacher and they have three children, Claire, Caden, and Chloe. He enjoys running, reading, and sports activities.

Discipleship Team

Jonathan Beames

Student Pastor

Rachel Phillips

Office Manager

Shelly Elston

Children's Minister