Our Staff


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. Zachery, 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

Praise Team Leader

Mark Bishop

Mark joined the staff at Grace Community Bible Church as Praise Team Leader in March of 2012.  He is a self-taught musician who has many years of experience leading worship, commercial and home studio recording, and performing live in bands covering a variety of musical styles.  Mark selects music that is contemporary, yet he also incorporates updated hymns with a focus on truly engaging people to offer up heartfelt praises to our Lord.

Mark and his wife Kathy have been married 30+ years and are enjoying the Texas climate whether they are lounging by the pool or shooting guns in the country.  They consider themselves homebodies and enjoy working together on home improvement projects.

Email Mark:  markbishop9124@gmail.com 

Office Manager

Pam White

Email Pam:  office@insidegrace.org