Champion Forest Hires Senior Pastor

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HOUSTON, Texas- Champion Forest Baptist Church in Houston, Texas has expanded its leadership team by appointing Dr. Jarrett Stephens as their new Senior Pastor. Champion Forest is a church committed to dynamic, Christ-centered worship and the teaching of God's Word each and every Sunday.

Dr. Jarrett Stephens began a relationship with Christ at a young age and always had a love for the church. After realizing he felt a call to ministry in high school, he enrolled at Ouachita Baptist University to study both Biblical Studies and Psychology. While attending Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, he began working at Prestonwood Baptist Church, and served as the College and Young Singles pastor for nine years before transitioning into a role as a Teaching Pastor. He has also received his doctorate from Liberty Theological Seminary.

His passion for evangelism and discipleship will be a great fit with Champion Forest. Their church strives to know God better, grow deeper in knowledge of faith, and serve their community for God’s glory.

Eric Albert, Executive Search Consultant, shared, “What an exciting new season for Champion Forest Baptist Church! The Pastoral Search Committee came in with very detailed expectations and they were overjoyed to meet Jarrett and Debbie! The Pastoral Search Committee even mentioned that we introduced them to the unicorn!” 

Dr. Jarrett Stephens, his wife Debbie, and their daughters Riley, Kelsey, Landry, and Cameron are excited to begin their journey in Houston at Champion Forest. Vanderbloemen is honored to have partnered with Champion Forest Baptist Church on this essential search, and we’re thrilled for them in this next season of leadership.
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