Kyle Easley- Lead Pastor: Vision, Teaching & Ministries Director
Kyle Easley has been in full-time pastoral ministry since 2003 and moved to Nacogdoches in 2007 to serve as a college pastor. Kyle graduated from Texas A&M University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and from Dallas Theological Seminary in 2007 with a Masters of Theology. He married Katie in 2002 and has 3 children: Anna, Caleb, and Jake. His hobbies include reading, running, drinking good coffee and watching most sports. Kyle’s passion is to see church be all that God designed and desires for it to be. His favorite verse is John 3:30, “I must decrease so that He may increase.”(Contact Kyle: email@example.com)
Terrell Eggers- Lead Pastor: Teaching & SERVICES Director
Terrell Eggers moved to Nacogdoches in 2008 to serve as a youth pastor and attend SFA. He has been in pastoral ministry since his move to Nacogdoches. Terrell has an undergraduate degree in History and Classical Studies and a Master’s of Practical Theology from The King’s University. He is married to Lauren and has 4 children. Terrell’s passion is to see Heaven come to Nacogdoches. When Heaven comes to Nacogdoches people will be physically, emotionally and spiritually whole, they will understand the gravity and power of what a human filled with the Spirit of God is. Terrell works to see that realized day by day in the lives of the people of Nacogdoches.(Contact Terrell: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Josh Evans, Elder
Josh Evans met his best friend and wife Emily, a Nacogdoches native, while attending Baylor University. After graduating in 2007, they moved around Texas and hustled their way up the corporate ladder. As the exhaustion and lifelessness set in, God in his kindness showed them a different way. They moved to Nacogdoches in 2010 and settled in to an entirely new way of life as a family and followers of Jesus. Josh has worked for Texas Farm Products Nutrition since 2010 and Emily is a part-time accountant at Ark Pharmacies. Josh and Emily are parents to Whit and they serve as Mosaic Community Group leaders as well as any other role that comes their way. Josh is passionate about the city of Nacogdoches being changed one person at a time through the voice and presence of God. His favorite passage in Scripture is Isaiah 61, and he loves to share his personal stories of transformation through encountering Jesus.
Paul Hagler, Elder
Paul Hagler met his wife Joni while in college at SFA and they got married in November of 1987. They moved back to Nacogdoches in 1995 and have called it home ever since. They raised two sons, Skylar and Tucker, who are married to Corey and Breanna respectively. They have two grandsons, Jacen and Clark. Paul has 21 years under his belt as a local pharmaceutical representative for Pfizer. Joni has transitioned into the role of full-time grandmother (Jo Jo) and the co-leader of their Mosaic Community Group. Paul and Joni enjoy traveling together, spending as much time as possible with their grandsons and family, and shepherding people into committed service in God’s Kingdom. They find joy in seeing and helping believers faithfully labor wherever God has placed them.
Garth Hinze, Elder
Garth Hinze grew up in Nacogdoches and graduated from NHS where he started dating his lovely bride, Holly. He graduated from Texas A&M University in 2004 (Economics) and married Holly in 2005 in Houston where she attended the U of H doctoral program in pharmacy, and Garth worked in investment real estate. They moved to Austin in 2008 for Garth to attend the University of Texas (MBA) and moved to Nacogdoches upon graduation in 2010 to acquire their first pharmacy. He serves on the Nacogdoches Economic Development Board and was first elected to serve on city council in 2017.While Garth worked at Pine Cove Camps in the summer of 2003, God revealed Himself as a loving Father who yearns to know His sons and daughters, pursues them relentlessly, and is happy to work signs and wonders to demonstrate that love and get their attention. Garth loves teaching others to hear from the Lord for themselves, an essential component in God’s Kingdom manifesting in every facet of our lives. Garth & Holly have been blessed with two sons, Luke and Joel, so Garth’s current hobbies include Legos, diaper changing, and enjoying Holly’s culinary creations.
Cassie Grayson, Littles Director (Birth-Pre-K)
Cassie moved to Nacogdoches in 2012. She has been married to her husband Brian since 2012 and they have four children: Vance, Colt, Elizabeth, and Knox. Cassie has been assisting in Pre-k since the beginning of Mosaic, and has been Director since 2018. She is also a certified Interpreter at Stephen F. Austin University, for disability services. Cassie's vision for Nacogdoches is that Mosaic families see the little moments and are intentional in every phase with their children and their community. (Contact Cassie: email@example.com)
Dustin Malmberg, Big's Pastor (1st-6th Grade)
Dustin was born in Nacogdoches, TX, but soon moved to the Houston area at the age of 1. His first experience with the church was through his Grandma, which led to him becoming a believer at the age of 8. He moved back to Nacogdoches to attend SFA in 2009 where he earned a B.A. in History and a B.A. in Philosophy in 2013. He graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary with a Masters of Theology in May 2020. He has been married to his wife, Jen, since October 2014, and they have one son, Asher. Dustin loves to read, play guitar, and woodworking. He hopes that Nacogdoches would grow to seek God completely and would serve people without hesitation. (Contact Dustin: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Jamal Peden, Youth Pastor (7th-12th Grade) & Next Gen ministries dIRECTOR
Jamal was born in Virginia and still claims it as home, but his heart is in Texas and Nacogdoches specifically! Jamal moved to Nacogdoches in 2010 to attend SFA and gradated in 2015 with a Marketing degree. He has spent most of his life playing sports and invested a lot of that time specifically in Track and Field. He competed at the highest levels in college and professional track and got see God use this time of his life powerfully. After 13 years of the sport he loved, there was a shift in his heart towards full time ministry. Since then his greatest passion is to see young people have a relationship with Jesus and be a part of the church today while having the honor of building the leaders of the future. His heart is to see this generation carry forth what God has been at work, into their friends, the families, their school and this city, and then the world! (Contact Jamal: email@example.com)
Blake Farrell, College/ Young Adults Pastor & Communications Director
Blake was born and raised in Nacogdoches and graduated from Nacogdoches High School in 2010 and from Stephen F. Austin in 2015 with a degree in Kinesiology. He received his Masters of Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary in 2019. Blake loves sports, and played baseball and football in College. God used sports to bring Blake back to Nacogdoches and SFA specifically after a year at Junior College. Blake played football for the Lumberjacks and eventually walked away from the game to pursue a calling into ministry. Blake is passionate about building up the next generation of leaders. His heart is to see the campus of SFA transformed by the power of the Gospel and for every college student, to know God, find freedom, and discover their purpose. (Contact Blake: firstname.lastname@example.org)
John Jackson, Worship Pastor
John Jackson moved to Nacogdoches in 2010 to attend Stephen F. Austin State University. He actually loves long walks on the beach. John has been in pastoral ministry since 2015. John’s passion is to build an organization that lasts. (Contact John: email@example.com)
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