David Stewart

Lead Pastor


FULL NAME: David Allison Stewart

FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Crab Cooker (Coronado Island, CA)

FAMILY/KIDS: Married to Nancy Stewart, two kids; Christy and Ben.

HOBBIES: Traveling

HOMETOWN: Born in Anchorage Alaska, childhood years Farmington, MO

FAVORITE MINISTRY MOMENT: Love walking with people as they discover God’s love and healing in their lives.

FUN FACT: I have college letters in baseball and soccer and do not have a high school letter for either sport because they were not high schools sports in Farmington at the time.

Our Staff

Timothy Starnes

Timothy Starnes

Contemporary Worship Leader/ Media Ministry



FULL NAME: Timothy Ryan Starnes


FAMILY/KIDS: Single for now!

HOBBIES: Music in basically every capacity. I love playing guitar and piano, writing and producing songs and expressing myself and my heart through music. Also video games!

HOMETOWN: Poplar Bluff, MO

FAVORITE MINISTRY MOMENT: Too many to count, but seeing youth come to know Jesus is always a standout. Seeing the youth at FUGE in 2018 be completely transformed by Jesus and some coming to know Him for the first time was incredibly awesome.

FUN FACT: I learned/play guitar and piano entirely by ear.

Pam Becker

Pam Becker

Traditional Music Director


FULL NAME: Pam Howard Becker

FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Any place that serves good steak!

FAMILY: Widowed. Three Kids, Kaylin, Andrea, and Coulton.

HOBBIES: Hanging out with family and friends.

HOMETOWN: Franklin, OH

FAVORITE MINISTRY MOMENT: Watching shy kids find their voice and performing in church musicals.

FUN FACT: My summer job while in grad school was singing in the opera chorus with the St. Louis Opera Theater.

Renee Bobo

Renee Bobo

Office Manager



FULL NAME:Renee Jean Bobo


FAMILY/KIDS: Married to Devin Bobo, four kids; Maddyx, Royce, Maylee, Makynzee.

HOBBIES: Spending time with family/friends, playing with my kiddos, and all things sports!


FAVORITE MINISTRY MOMENT: Watching my son accept Jesus Christ in his heart and then be baptized.

FUN FACT: I played 6 years of competitive level volleyball, and 2 years of college volleyball.

Cynthia Gonzalez

Cynthia Gonzalez

Director of Finance



FULL NAME: Cynthia Lorena Gonzalez


FAMILY/KIDS: Married to Chris Gonzalez, have 4 children.

HOBBIES: Singing has always been a huge part of my life, designing art, and desiging cakes.

HOMETOWN: Born in Amsterdam, raised in Castricum, Netherlands

FAVORITE MINISTRY MOMENT: There are so many, but I think my favorite is when leading worship and hearing the people singing praises to our Almighty God in adoration.

FUN FACT: I love to travel and have been to 10 different countries so far! Our kids’ first mode of public transportation was an airplane.

Christopher Gonzalez

Christopher Gonzalez

Youth Leader


Tricia Starnes

Tricia Starnes

1stKids, Children’s Leader


FULL NAME: Patricia Dawn Starnes

FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Chick fil A, Casa Grande, Beijing

FAMILY/KIDS: 2 kids, Timothy and Sophie

HOBBIES: cooking, traveling, and spending time with family.

HOMETOWN: Poplar Bluff

FAVORITE MINISTRY MOMENT: I have so many from working in children’s ministry for several years, but one of my favorite moments, is when parents of kids as young as 3 years old, come to me and tell me how their child talked to them about a lesson and how they used it during the week and in their daily life.

FUN FACT: I am the youngest of 10 children and I have over 40 nieces and nephews!