DR. SCOTT MAZE | SENIOR PASTOR
Scott Maze is the pastor of North Richland Hills Baptist Church and Cross Church in Fort Worth, Texas. Scott came to know Jesus Christ as a child and this experience changed his life. During his college years at the University of Kentucky, God called him to lead churches. After graduation from Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, Scott has had the privilege of pastoring churches in Arkansas and Texas for over twenty years. Scott’s most recent degree was completed in 2006 with a focus on spiritual awakenings. Scott and Traci have been married for over twenty-two years and have three teenage children: Miles, Macaul, and Matthew.
DANNY ROBERTS | EXECUTIVE PASTOR
Danny earned his masters at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he is a trustee and recently chaired the committee that found its new president Dr. Adam Greenway. Danny and his wife Tammy have three children: Jason, Melody, and Jeremy and eight grandchildren: Amanda, Emma, Gracie, Cade, Halle, Honor, Autumn, and Lily. Danny and Tammy reside as active participants in the North Richland Hills community.
Jerry Stamps | Business administrator
Jerry Stamps is the Business Administrator. He holds a BBA in Accounting from Midwestern State University. Jerry and his wife Debbie have son Doug and his wife Anglea and grandchildren Charlie, Landry and Colson; and son Greg and his wife Becky and grandchildren Abby and Reese.
Danny Koonce | MINISTER OF WORSHIP
Danny Koonce is the Worship Pastor for the North Richland Hills Baptist Church. He holds the D.Min. in Worship Theology from Northern Baptist Theological Seminary. He was married to the late Shannon Koonce. He has one son, Steele.
STUART PENDELL | MINISTER OF DISCIPLESHIP, COUPLES AND ASSIMILATION
Stuart Pendell is a familiar face to many at NRHBC, having served here previously as a College Ministry Associate from March 2007 to December 2009. Stuart received his Bachelor of Arts from Oklahoma Baptist University in May 2003 and his Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in December 2009. Stuart and his wife, Jen, have two children, Ben and Wesley.
Daniel Stafford | Minister to Singles
Daniel Stafford, GPS Minister to Single Adults here at North Richland Hills Baptist Church. He was ordained in 1993 and received his ministry education at Metropolitan Baptist Church in Houston, Texas where he was the Minister to Single Adult for 7 years. Daniel attended San Jacinto College in Pasadena, Texas. For the last 20 years he has been the Director of Pastoral Services and Chaplain at North Hills Hospital. He is married to Joyce. Daniel and Joyce are the proud parents of one beautiful calico cat.
DaVE BRYANT | LEAD STUDENT MINISTER
Dave Bryant is the Lead Student Minister at North Richland Hills Baptist Church, having over 5 years of full-time ministry experience serving students and families. He received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas at Austin in May 2012 and his Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in May 2016. Dave and his wife, Casey, have a sweet baby girl named Ellie.
Daniel Simmons | Associate Minister to students
Daniel Simmons is the Associate Minster of Students at North Richland Hills Baptist Church. He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering Technology from Georgia Southern University and pursuing a Masters in Divinity. Pastor Daniel lives in North Richland Hills. He has moved from Georgia where his parents, brother and sister live.
KELSI TAYLOR | MINISTER TO GIRLS
Kelsi Taylor is the Minister to Girls at North Richland Hills Baptist Church. She holds a B.S. in Social Work from the University of Tennessee and is currently pursuing her Master of Arts in Christian Education at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Kelsi lives in Frisco, and she has moved from Tennessee where her family resides.
D'ann laywell | Minister to Children
D'Ann Laywell is the children's minister and women's minister at North Richland Hills Baptist Church. She holds a Masters and Doctorate from SWBTS. D'Ann and her husband Paul live in North Richland Hills and have two children Carly and Alex.
CAREN CROW | Minister to Preschool
Caren Crow is the Minister to Preschool and the Children’s Discipleship Director, which includes the Wednesday night Walking In The Lord’s Direction (WILD) program at NRHBC. She holds a B.S. from Oklahoma Baptist University and a Master’s in Administration and Supervision from the University of North Texas. Caren lives in Fort Worth with her husband Richard and their three children, Danielle, Jack and Cate.
TJ Daugherty | Minister of Missions AND Evangelism
Originally from Kentucky, TJ Daugherty holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematical Economics from the University of Kentucky and a Masters of Divinity from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Systematic Theology from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is happily married to the love of his life, Chloe.
Jody Hayes | Minister of Wellness and Sports Ministries
Jody Hayes is the minister of wellness and sports ministries at North Richland Hills Baptist Church. He also oversees the weekday Senior Adult ministries. He graduated from the University of North Alabama and attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary as well. Jody and his wife Charee live in Fort Worth with their two sons, Jonah and Zeke.
CROSS CHURCH STAFF
Associate Worship MINISTER
Director of Technology
Receptionist and Business Assistant
DIRECTOR OF CHILD CARE
Administrative Assistant to Wellness/Men's Ministry
Administrative Assistant TO Minister of Music
Administrative Assistant TO MISSIONS
Administrative Assistant to Students
Administrative Assistant to Preschool
Business Services Assistant
Angel Land Office Manager