Meet our Staff

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Brad Patterson

Lead Pastor


“The Lord called me as the Lead Pastor of our church in January 2016. My desire is to lead our church to be Christ-centered and missionally minded through biblical preaching, healthy community and serving others. I am currently pursuing my PhD in Pastoral and Historical Theology from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. I have been married to my beautiful wife, Carissa, since 2010 and we have two energetic young boys, Judah and Knox.”

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Justin Pollock

Pastor of Students and Worship


"My greatest passion in ministry is to train and disciple people. That’s why worship is so important to me. When we lift our voices in worship, it changes us. It trains our wayward hearts to follow Christ. Another passion of mine is students. I love to see their growing love for God as they become disciples of Christ. Aside from doing ministry, I spend a lot of time hanging out with my wife and daughter (Stephanie and Evie), reading good books, pushing through seminary at DTS, and doing a lot of nerdy stuff."

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Ami Roddy

Kid's Ministry Director


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Laura Slay

Ministry Assistant


"Born and raised in Tampa, Florida, I moved to Dallas in 1985 when I married Paul Slay (also a Florida native). We have two mostly grown children. We joined FBC Lavon in 1996 and have both served with joy in many capacities. I became Ministry Assistant in 2015."