Our Team

Pastor

David Hodges

David became Senior Pastor of Grace Community Bible Church in the fall of 2008.  He graduated with a B.A. in English Education from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, in 1986 and later received a Master of Theology degree from Dallas Theological Seminary in New Testament studies.

David and his wife, Brenda, have long enjoyed redoing homes together, entertaining, traveling,  bike riding, playing numerous board games, and keeping up with Jayhawks basketball.

They have three sons: Trevor, Bradley, and Nathan and two grandchildren.

Email Dave:  dhodges@insidegrace.org

Youth Pastor

Zachary Villafuerte

Zachary became our Youth Pastor in the fall of 2018. He graduated from Washington Bible College with a B.A. in Biblical Studies in Pastoral Ministries. Zachary has a real passion for seeing students come to a greater understanding of God’s Word and has over a decade of experience leading youth ministries.

Zachary is also employed at a local Christian school, where he serves as The Director of Communications, Administrative Associate, and Chaplain. He and his wife, Stephanie, have three children: Mikayla, Leilana, and Jayden.

They enjoy hanging out, playing board games, watching movies, exploring, and biking as a family.

Email Zach: zvillafuerte@insidegrace.org

Children’s Director

Pam Howard

Pam is our Children’s Director.  She has been a member of Grace for 25 years.  She has a B.A. and M.A. in Communications Disorders from the University of Houston and is a Speech Pathologist.

Years ago, Pam helped initiate our AWANA club at Grace and has actively participated in various roles in children’s ministry, including VBS and Sunday school. Pam and her husband Scott have served together in East Africa missions work and several other ministries at Grace.

Pam and Scott enjoy traveling, hiking, and spending time with their grandchildren, whom Pam is presently homeschooling, just as she did with her three children.

Email Pam: phoward@insidegrace.org

Office Manager

Wendy Albert

Wendy joined the staff at Grace Community Bible Church on a part time basis in August of 2015.  Prior to joining the staff here, she had more than 15 years of church office experience.  In addition, Wendy has over 25 years of experience as the Office Manager and Assistant Director at her family-owned dance studio, where she also teaches ballet, tap and tumbling.  Her favorite hobbies are traveling and shopping.

Email Wendy:  office@insidegrace.org

Praise Team Leader

Charles Johns

Charles has served as our Praise Team Leader since January 2021.  Although Charles is a full-time business consultant, he has extensive experience leading worship in various settings. His long history in the oil industry enabled him to travel extensively, allowing him to lead praise teams in churches worldwide.  He is passionate about leading people in worship and enjoys seeing people from different nations worship our Lord as part of the global church.

Charles and his wife Priya have three children: Grace, Leya, and Blesson. Priya serves in our Children’s Ministry; Grace and Leya serve with our praise team, and Blesson plays piano with the Youth Praise Team.  They continue to enjoy global travel and exploring different cultures.

Email Charles:  cjohns@insidegrace.org