Pastor Samuel serves as the executive pastor at Community Church in Orange, TX. He has a passion for preaching the gospel, and his teachings compel audiences to leave behind a nominal faith and pursue a life of encountering Jesus. With years of travel into unreached nations, Stephen’s global perspective provides a unique approach to unfolding the Scriptures and communicating Biblical truths. Along with his wife, Jenilee, and their four boys, they have witnessed God’s direction as they’ve cultivated effective avenues of ministry.
Stephen completed his BBA in economics at Lamar University and his Masters in Divinity and Doctorate in theology from the Midwest College of Theology. He is also ordained with the Assemblies of God and has served with various mission organizations. Stephen and Jenilee are directors of Free Life Missions, a non-profit mission organization.