MINISTERIAL STAFF

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

DANNY ROBERTS | EXECUTIVE PASTOR

Danny earned his Master of Church Music degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Danny and his wife Tammy have three children, Jason, Melody, and Jeremy and 5 granddaughters, Amanda, Emma, Grace, Halle, Autumn & two grandsons, Cade and Honor. 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 Angela 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. 


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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. 

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.

Samantha Helms | Minister to girls

Samantha Helms is the Girls' Minister, serving young women of the Student Ministry at the NRHBC campus. She holds a B.A. in Foreign Languages from the University of Montevallo and is currently pursuing her M.Div. in Biblical Counseling at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Samantha married her husband Jared in August of 2014, and they live in Fort Worth. 

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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.

Jody Hayes | Minister of Wellness and Sports Ministries

Jody Hayes is the Wellness and Sports ministry 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.

JEREMY WINTERS | CAMPUS PASTOR OF CROSS CHURCH AND MINISTER OF MISSIONS

Pastor Jeremy oversees our Cross Church campus in all areas of worship, discipleship, and outreach. He also oversees the missions ministries of both our church's campuses. He holds a B.A. from OBU and a Masters of Divinity from SWBTS. Pastor Jeremy and his wife Lauren live in the Fort Worth area with their son, Ezra. 

Joshua Jones | Director of Communication & Interim Worship minister 

Joshua serves as the Director of communications to NRHBC and Cross Church. He also serves as the interim worship minister to the Cross Church Campus. Joshua received his B.S. from the University of North Florida. He is currently pursuing his Masters of Arts in Missiology from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Joshua lives in Ft. Worth with his wife Courtney. 


SUPPORT STAFF

John Beck

Director of Technology

Diane Bourne

Administrative assistant to senior pastor

ANITA DANE

DIRECTOR OF CHILD CARE

GINA DAUGHERTY

Administrative Assistant to Wellness/Men's Ministry

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JOY DAVIS

Administrative Assistant TO Minister of Music

PAT FRIESEN

Administrative Assistant TO MISSIONS AND CROSS CHURCH

CARMEL GARCIA

receptionist and Administrative Assistant to Community Ministries

KARLA GERMAN

Administrative Assistant to Students & CollEGE

MIKE GOOCH

Facilities Manager

BILENDA KARNES

Business Services Assistant

JAMIE KRAATZ

Angel Land Office Manager

 

SHARON KUNKEL

Administrative assistant to DISCIPLESHIP, couples AND assimilation

Cheryl McCarson

church hostess

Wendi O'Neill

ReceptionIST and Administrative Assistant to Facilities

Kay Schmidt

Librarian

DONNA SHAW

AngeL Land  Director

RHONDA SMITH

Administrative Assistant to Singles/Senior

JO STRONG

Business Services Coordinator

PAGE THOMAS

Administrative Assistant to Executive Pastor

Heidi tune

Administrative Assistant to Preschool/Children