Pastor – Bobby Cates (e-mail: slidellpastor@gmail.com)

God called Bobby to serve as our pastor in January of 2008. He is married to Julie, and they have one son, Jeremiah, and two daughters, Mackenna and Adeline. In addition to preaching and teaching God’s Word, Bobby has a passion for seeing people develop healthy, biblical relationships with others. He is a 2002 graduate of the University of North Texas and a 2006 graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Associate Pastor to Youth – Matthew Ehlen (e-mail: slidellyouth@gmail.com)

Matt joined our leadership team in August of 2016. He is working towards his Masters degree at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He enjoys basketball, leading worship, and helping people understand how they fit into God’s Kingdom.

Our Deacons

The deacons serve in two major ways. 1.) Each member family is assigned to a deacon so the deacon can stay in touch with the family and offer support and encouragement when needed. 2.) Each month, one deacon is “on-call” to assist the pastor with any immediate needs that may arise, such as benevolent requests, etc.

Our deacons are Tim Fletcher, Darrel Perkins, Bert Pruett, Steven Pruett, James Sitz, and Roger Weber.