Reach South Texas is  supporting these church plants

San Antonio, Texas

Michael and his wife, Rachel, are both originally from Memphis, TN. Michael attended the University of Tennessee (the other UT), while Rachel attended Covenant College in Chattanooga, TN. Prior to moving to Texas, Michael studied at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, where he received his MDiv. Following seminary, Michael served as the RUF Campus Minister at Trinity University from 2010-2017 where he worked to reach and equip college students with the Gospel. Since then, Michael and Rachel have enthusiastically embraced the call to plant Trinity Grace Church in northwest San Antonio!

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.

New Braunfels, Texas

Derek and Joy McCollum are native Texans, Joy having grown up in the Texas Hill Country and Derek in suburban Houston. After serving as RUF Campus Minister at the University of Texas at Austin, Derek served on the pastoral staff of First Presbyterian Church of Baton Rouge, LA before moving to New Braunfels to plant Hope. Derek and Joy have three children: Virginia (11th grade), Hampton (10th grade), and Anderson (6th grade).


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.