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 Reach South Texas is  supporting these church plants


Dripping Springs, Texas

Byron and Jennifer West are native Texans. Jen grew up in Mesquite, Byron in Forney, and both graduated from Texas A&M University – Commerce. Jennifer is a teacher by training, and Byron stumbled into education while completing seminary at Dallas Theological Seminary. He has served as a youth pastor, teacher (middle and high school), and served the last two years as an interim head of school. Byron and Jennifer are moving to Dripping Springs from Fort Myers, FL, where they have served and loved Westminster Presbyterian Church since 2012. Byron was hired as the Family/Youth Director in 2012, ordained as an Assistant Pastor in January 2015, and has served as senior pastor since August 2016. The Wests have three children, Elijah, Evangeline (Evie), and Nora, and a five-year-old Weimaraner named Belle.

College Station, Texas

Ben Hailey, is pastor of the College Station plant, Redeemer Presbyterian Church. As a former Reformed University Fellowship A&M pastor, Ben brings extensive area connections, a gift for gathering people, and a strong grasp on the transformative power of the gospel to bear as he starts his work. He, his wife Beth, and his children, Hannah and Nathan, have been living in College Station since 2008, and they are excited to see their ministry expand in their own neighborhood.


McAllen, Texas

Pastor Gamaliel (Gama) Pozos is originally from Mexico. He and his family responded to the call of the Lord and moved to the Rio Grande Valley in August 2014. He graduated from Erskine Theological Seminary in Due West, South Carolina in May 2007, was ordained to the ministry in the National Presbyterian Church of Mexico in 2010, and transferred his ordination into the PCA in 2015. His prayer is to continue to grow as a disciple of Jesus Christ, to seek for God’s elect in the Valley, and to make disciples of the Lord Jesus. 

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