Brandon and Tara have four children, Zac, Libbie, Joel, and Seth. Brandon received his bachelor’s degree in Bible and Pastoral Ministry from Dallas Christian College and his master’s degree in Biblical and Related Studies from Abilene Christian University. Originally from Bucklin, Kansas, Brandon has pastored churches in Texas and Missouri. In addition to serving as Lead Pastor, Brandon leads the preaching team and oversees the Sunday Worship Gatherings. He and Tara enjoy traveling and good barbeque. Brandon has a passion for leadership and teaching.
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Jim and Bonnie have five children: Hannah, Jonathan, Elizabeth, Abigail, and Joseph. Jim grew up in Albuquerque before attending Dallas Christian College, receiving his degree in Bible and Pastoral Ministry in 2001. Jim pastored in Elk City and Hinton, Oklahoma prior to joining the staff at Valley View. Jim’s focus is on adult discipleship through small groups. In addition, he serves on the preaching team and oversees much of the day-to-day operation of the church. When not working, he enjoys basketball and hiking with his family.
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Tim and Ashley have three children – Peyton, Levi, and Ryann. Tim has an undergraduate degree in Bible & Youth Ministry and a Masters degree in Management and Leadership. Tim was born and raised in Virginia and served in ministries along the east coast before heading out west here to Valley View. In addition to leading our worship and worship ministry teams, he also creates all our graphics, and maintains our online presence. When Tim is not at church or with his family you can find him loitering at Starbucks, raining 3’s at the local gym, or hiking up a mountain.
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Sarah and Will have attended Valley View for over ten years. She joined the Valley View staff in 2015 to lead our children’s ministry. Sarah’s college studies focused on Elementary Education and Early Childhood Multicultural Education. Prior to joining our staff, she served in the children’s ministry and worked as a Preschool teacher for high-risk children. Sarah is honored to collaborate with parents in their children’s spiritual growth and development. She desires each of them to know that God loves them and made them with a purpose. When not working with children, Sarah and Will enjoy playing games with family and friends.
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Paul and Hope have five children and twelve awesome grandchildren. Prior to joining the staff at Valley View, he completed careers with the U.S. Army and Sandia National Laboratory. Paul earned a bachelor degree in Management and has master’s degrees in Human Resource Management and Industrial Engineering. Throughout their adult lives, he and Hope have been actively involved church and related activities. Paul has a passion for helping others reach their full potential in Christ through use of their gifts, talents, and abilities. He enjoys hunting, fishing and traveling with Hope.
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Candace and Dan have four children, Jonathan, Bethany, Samuel, and Sarah. In addition to her Admin Assistant role, she is involved in Women’s Ministry, Women’s Bible Study and the Missions Team. Candace is a missionary kid, born and raised in Brazil. She and Dan have 30 years of involvement in the Christian Camping Ministry. Currently they are involved with Camp Oro Quay where Dan works in Program and Development and Candace volunteers. In her free time, Candace enjoys reading, writing, and the outdoors.
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