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.
Rachel Simper - Ministries Director
Rachel is our Ministries Director and Worship Pastor. As 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.