Pastor Forrest Hamilton
Pastor Forrest and Pam live in Gonzales and have raised six lovely daughters: Rachel, Ashley, Michelle, Brittany, Christy, and Emily. Pastor Forrest is a 1983 Graduate of Baylor University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion with an emphasis on Biblical, Theological, and Historical studies. After completing college, Pastor Forrest enrolled into Rhema Bible Training Center in Broken Arrow, OK and graduated in 1985 with a certificate in pastoral studies. Pastor Forrest began his career in the ministry in 1985 and has been an ordained minister since 1987. He has pastored in Texas, Kansas, Iowa, and has done full-time missions work based out of Tulsa, OK. In addition to raising 6 active daughters, Forrest enjoys fishing, hunting, football, basketball, and studying history.
Pastor Rachel Simper - Ministries Director
Rachel is the oldest daughter of Pastor Forrest and Pam, she began serving in 2004 and has served on staff along side Pastor Forrest since 2010. She received a bachelors of science in communication from University of Houston-Victoria in 2012. She also completed the two year program at Destiny Bible Institute in Victoria. She married Garrett Simper in 2016 and was ordained as a minister in 2018. They have one son, Lawson.
Hannah Rinehart - Tech Director
Hannah graduated from the Bethel School of Supernatural Worship in Redding, California in 2009. She later married Robert and together they are raising three daughters. Hannah and her husband Robert joined the church in 2014 where she began serving as a volunteer on the worship team and in the tech department.
In the Fall 2017 Hannah began attending
classes at the Audio EnginEARing Institute in San Antonio where she graduated in 2019. She has since served on staff.
Pastor Khari Johnson - Youth Ministry Director
and Christy Johnson -
Khari (KYE-REE) is from North Carolina and moved to Texas after he and Christy were married in October 2020. Khari is the son of a pastor, and severed at his church since he was a teenager. Khari started college at Oral Roberts University and is currently working on his degree in Psychology with a concentration in Christian Counseling at Liberty University.
Christy is the 5th daughter of Pastor Forrest and Pam, she began serving when she was a teenager. Christy started college at Texas State University before transferring to Oral Roberts University where she finished her degree in Psychology with a minor in Evangelism and Outreach.