Senior Leadership Team

Our leadership team has nine positions made up of six pastors and three directors. The nine member team works together to implement our vision and administrate the day to day operations of our church. The six pastors are responsible for the shepherding responsibilities in the church. Examples of shepherding roles include: the theological positions of our church, our ecclesiology, preaching, the New Testament ordinances of the Lord's Supper and baptism, counseling, membership and church discipline, and planning and leading the worship services. Our deacons assist the pastors with extraordinary spiritual situations in the church. 

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Nathan Lino

Sr. Pastor

Nathan leads the congregation through the preaching ministry, vision casting, and leading the leadership team. He has led NEHBC since leading the launch team in 2002. Nathan has served as President of the Southern Baptist of Texas Convention 2015-2017 (a network of 2600 churches), First Vice President of the Southern Baptist Convention (a national network of 42,000 churches) and on the board of directors for the International Mission Board. Nathan became a Christian while attending Pinetown Baptist Church, in Pinetown, South Africa, and was baptized at Forest Cove Baptist Church in Kingwood, TX. He was ordained by Forest Cove Baptist Church. He graduated from Texas A&M University, and graduate school at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC (M.Div.). Nathan was born in 1976 in South Africa as a fourth generation African and moved to the United States during his middle school years. Nathan and Nicole have been married since 1999 and have four children.