NEHBC STAFF TEAM
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Nathan Lino Senior Pastor

Nathan has led NEHBC since planting the church in 2002. Nathan has served as President of the Southern Baptist of Texas Convention 2015-2017, First Vice President of the Southern Baptist Convention and on the board of the International Mission Board. Nathan became a Christian while attending Pinetown Baptist Church, in Pinetown, South Africa, and was baptized and ordained at Forest Cove Baptist Church in Kingwood, TX. He graduated from Texas A&M University, and graduate school at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC (M.Div.). Nathan and Nicole have been married since 1999 and have four children.

James Jordan Sr. Associate Pastor

James is responsible for the day to day operations of the church, including managing the leadership team, the church budget and church-wide programming. James was ordained by Northeast Houston Baptist Church and has been shepherding NEHBC since 2014. James became a Christian while attending Atascocita United Methodist Church and was baptized at Huffman First Baptist Church. James graduated from Texas A&M University and from graduate school at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.). James was born in 1982 in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. James and Chrissy have been married since 2004 and have three children.

Brandon Bales Associate Pastor of Student Ministry

Brandon is responsible for assisting with the shepherding of the entire congregation, with a primary responsibility for seventh to twelfth graders. He has been shepherding NEHBC since 2012. Brandon was born in 1983. Brandon became a Christian while attending Mt. Laurel Baptist Church in New Jersey and was baptized at Midlothian First Baptist Church in Midlothian, TX. Brandon was ordained by Madisonville First Baptist Church. Brandon and Heather have been married since 2003 and have three children.

Jamey Moore Associate Pastor of Adults

Jamey is responsible for assisting with the shepherding of the entire congregation with a primary responsibility for adult ministries. He has been shepherding NEHBC since 2018. Jamey became a Christian and was baptized while attending Second Baptist Church in Fredericktown, MO. Jamey served thirteen years in the United States Air Force as both an Enlisted Airmen and an Officer. Jamey was ordained by South Side Baptist Church in Abilene, TX, where he served for ten years. He graduated from National-Louis University and from graduate school at Dallas Theological Seminary (MACE). Jamey was born in 1974. Jamey and Tammie have been married since 1995 and have four children.

Brett Thompson Associate Pastor of Missions & Membership

Brett is responsible for assisting with the shepherding with a primary responsibility for missions and membership. Brett became a Christian and was baptized at Liberty Baptist Church in Hampton, VA. He joined NEHBC as a member in 2003 and was ordained as one of our pastors in 2018. Brett served in the United States Navy from 1993-1999 and then graduated from the University of Houston in 2003. Prior to joining our leadership team, he was an entrepreneur that ran a successful local business for fifteen years. Brett was born in 1972. Brett and Jennifer have been married since 1993 and have one child.

Tim Wheeless Sr Pastor, Denver, CO, Church Plant: Cross Family Church

Tim is the Senior Pastor of Cross Family Church. Tim led a team of NEHBC members to plant Cross Family Church near Denver, Colorado in September of 2019.

David Lino Interim Sr. Pastor, New Caney, TX Church Plant: Emmanuel Baptist Church

Prior to his retirement, David Lino served as Senior Pastor of the church that planted Northeast Houston Baptist Church, which in turn planted Emmanuel Baptist Church. Upon retirement, David Lino joined NEHBC as a member. In July 2020, our EBC church planter died tragically in a car accident. David Lino is serving as Interim Senior Pastor until the new pastor is found.

Cindy Rogers Director of Childhood Ministries

Cindy is responsible for assisting with vision implementation church-wide, with a primary responsibility for babies to sixth grade. She has been leading at NEHBC since 2011. Cindy became a Christian and was baptized at First Baptist Church, Refugio, Texas. Cindy graduated from the University of Houston and from graduate school at Sam Houston State University. Prior to joining the team, Cindy served as an educator and national award winning public school principal in an underprivileged area of Houston for 34 years. Cindy was born in 1952. Cindy and Richard Crumpton have been married since 1994.

Darrell Cheney Director of Music and Communications

Darrell is responsible for organizing and running the music ministry and communications for the church. He has been attending NEHBC since 2014. Darrell became a Christian and was baptized at the Hamptons Christian & Missionary Alliance church, Water Mill NY. He has a degree in Network Administration and was the IT Director for a nearby school district before joining the staff. Darrell was born in 1981. Darrell and Jennifer were married in 2019 at NEHBC.

Bill Campbell Business Manager

Bill has been leading at NEHBC since we launched in 2002, first as a volunteer and then became part of our full time staff in 2006. Bill became a Christian and was baptized at First Baptist Church Cleveland, TX. Bill graduated from Sam Houston State University and from graduate school at St. Thomas (MBA). He is also a Certified Church Administrator (Fellow) with the National Association of Church Business Administrators (NACBA). Prior to joining the team, Bill worked for LyondellBasel for 33 years in the oil and gas industry. Bill and Debbie have been married since 1972 and have two children and two grandchildren.

Kayla Williams Student Ministry Associate

Kim Frasier Childhood Ministries Associate

Dennis Perkins Facilities Manager

Krystal Jefferson Administrative Assistant

Laura Knott Administrative Assistant

Michelle Button Bookkeeper

Stacy Turner Communications Associate