Tim is the founding pastor of Champion Fellowship. He has a genuine and abiding love for the Lord and His people, and brings visionary leadership to this church that is characterized by fervent prayer and a desire to proclaim Jesus Christ to a lost world. He and his wife, Leslie, have two children, Garrett and Hadley, daughter-in-law Kelsey and grandson Parker.
Worship Pastor/Creative Director
Phil Porter grew up in Kansas City, MO, and is married to Melissa Porter. They have three kids: Olivia, Ashton, and Caroline. Phil has been leading worship since he was a senior in high school. He has had the opportunity to travel in music and has released multiple albums. Now, his primary passion is to use his gifting in the local church.
Jonathon grew up in Gonzales, Texas and graduated from The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing before getting a Master’s of Theology from Howard Payne University. Jonathon and his wife Taylor met at UMHB, and currently have 1 son named Wesley, but are expecting their next child in June 2022! Part of Jonathon’s passion is seeing students become disciple makers, but even more than that, seeing parents become the primary disciple makers within their own family.
Kimberly was born and raised in Brenham, Texas. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. Kimberly has been poured into over the years as a member and is excited for her new role as she now pours into the families of Champion Fellowship.
Cary confessed Christ as Lord as a 7 year old, began truly following Christ as a 16 year old, and accepted God's calling to serve in the Gospel ministry as a 19 year old. He is married to his beautiful bride, Brandi, of 26 years and they have 2 children (Caryssa & Luke) and a new daughter-in-law (Brianna)! Cary graduated from Texas A & M University in 1999 and is currently pursuing a Masters of Theology degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Cary loves to help people connect with Christ and walk alongside them in this process and knows the honor and privilege it is to get to do this with people as community pastor, here at Champion Fellowship!
Born and raised in Brenham, Texas, Tina joined the staff at Champion Fellowship in January 2013 as the Children's Director. Tina has been married to Stacey since 1994. They have 3 children: Addie, Kyler and Braden. As the Executive Assistant, Tina seeks to help the ministries coordinate their efforts in spreading the gospel through our church and our community.
After a professional career in the banking industry, she retired in 1999 to raise her and her husband CK's young family of three girls, Jordan, Abby and Lindsey. The Moye family joined Champion Fellowship in 2010 and Susanna joined the Champion Fellowship staff in 2017 as the Office Administrative Assistant. By serving in the office, she looks forward to helping connect people with the resources needed to grow in faith and relationship with Christ.
Director of Communications
James Bethany grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas and graduated from the University of Houston with a BFA in Graphic Communications. He worked at a number of advertising agencies and design firms before starting his own design firm five years ago. He has been creating effective marketing and communication solutions for more than 40 years. James and his wife, Wendy have two children, Baylie and Blake and two grandkids Bridge and Brynley.