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, bike riding, reading, and keeping up with Jayhawks basketball.

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

Email Dave:  dhodges@insidegrace.org

Youth Pastor

Zachary Villafuerte

Zachary became our Youth Pastor in the fall of 2018. He graduated with a B.A. in Biblical Studies in Pastoral Ministries from Washington Bible College. Zachary has 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.

As a family they enjoy hanging out, playing board games, watching movies, exploring, and biking.

Email Zach: zvillafuerte@insidegrace.org

Children’s Director

Amy Messina

Amy became Director of Children’s Ministry in May 2019. She holds a B.S. in Education from Liberty University, as well as a Texas teaching certificate (EC-6 Generalist). She has previous experience in leading a church children’s ministry as well as teaching in Christian private schools, being a nanny/homeschool teacher, and working with young children in summer camps and church nurseries. Early childhood and children’s ministry are her passions, and her heart is for everyone (especially His little ones) to know Jesus and His great love for them.

Amy and her husband, Michael, are blessed with two young children-Celine and Nicholas.

Amy enjoys spending time with her family, making memories with her children, reading God’s Word, music, and travel.

Email Amy: amessina@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

Bookkeeping and Accounting

Pam White

Pam joined the staff at Grace Community Bible Church in September 2009 and worked as our full-time office manager for 12 years.  In January 2022, Pam transitioned into our part-time bookkeeper and accountant and is now working for Grace remotely from South Carolina where her daughter lives.

Pam is originally from San Diego, California, but she got to Texas “as quick as she could” in 1988.  After serving 8 years as a missionary in Bangladesh, India, and Thailand, she returned to Texas in 2006 when her daughter started college at Texas A&M University.

In addition to spending time with her grandchildren, Pam’s two favorite hobbies are playing Tournament Bridge and watching her San Francisco Giants baseball team.

Email Pam:  office@insidegrace.org

Praise Team Leader

Charles Johns

Charles recently became Grace Community Bible Church’s Praise Team Leader.  Although Charles is a full-time business consultant, he has extensive experience in leading worship in a variety of settings.   He has served on our Praise Team since 2013, and he is also the leader of our Youth Praise Team.  Prior to his present career in business consulting, his long history in the oil industry enabled him to do extensive international traveling.  This gave him the opportunity to lead praise teams in churches all over the world.  He is passionate about leading people in worship, and he especially enjoys seeing people from all nations and tongues 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 sings in the Praise Team; Leya leads the Media Team; Blesson plays piano on the Youth Praise Team.  They continue to enjoy global travel and exploring different cultures.

Email Charles:  cjohns@insidegrace.org