Jared, a native of Texas began his ministry at Tate Springs Baptist Church in May of 2017. He is a graduate of Criswell College in Dallas, Texas where he received his BA degree in Biblical Studies, and MA degree in Theology with a major in Philosophy. Jared is in the final stage of his PHD from South African Theological Seminary. Jared and his wife, Amanda (August 2006), have two daughters, Hannah Kay (March 2014), and Bethany Morgan (November 2015).
Associate Pastor of Ministries
Ron, a native of Arkansas began his ministry at Tate Springs Baptist Church in November of 2011. He is a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas where he received his MDiv with a concentration in Pastoral Leadership. Ron (GPops) and his wife, Tina (GMa), have three married daughters, Brittany, Shawnda, and Stephanie. They are also proud grandparents of 10.
Pastor of Administration
Terry, a native of Springfield, Missouri, began his ministry at Tate Springs Baptist Church in June of 2004. He is a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Terry and his wife, Crystal, have three children, Jared, Jenna, and Justin.
Halley, a native of Dimmitt, Texas, began her ministry at Tate Springs Baptist Church in May of 2005. She is a graduate of Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Halley and her husband, Bryant, have four children, Aaron, Hunter, Bryley, and Scout.
Interim Pastor of Worship
Bryce began his ministry at Tate Springs Baptist Church in December of 2015. Bryce Dooley has served in many capacities in ministry including Worship Pastor in many churches throughout Texas. He has a Bachelor of Music Education from Stephen F. Austin State University and a Master of Music in Ministry from Southwestern Theological Seminary. He has served as a faculty member for LifeWay Worship Conferences at both Glorietta and Ridgecrest as well as other State Worship Conferences. He is married to Stephanie and has 2 boys, Logan and Zachary.
Mark H. Simmons
Interim Student Minister
Mark joined the staff at Tate Springs Baptist Church in August of 2017. Mark grew up in El Paso. He attended the University of Texas at San Antonio where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Information Systems. Mark is bi-vocational and has worked as a senior manager for a national corporation for the last nineteen years. He is currently enrolled at Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention, where he is pursuing a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership. Mark is married to Rebecca and they have three awesome children, Porter (9), Judah (7) and Ella (5).