Our Elders

 

  Robert Baldwin

Robert came to faith in Christ in 1962 at the age of 8. Robert came to High Pointe in 1999 to serve as the Worship Pastor. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Houston Baptist University in 1980. Robert and his wife Shirley have three married children and five grandchildren. Robert gives pastoral oversight to High Pointe’s music and pastoral care. 

Rob Cooper

Rob was converted to Christ in college in 1994 while participating in a CRU Bible Study. In 2010, he joined High Pointe Baptist Church and became an elder in 2016. He earned a Bachelors and Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from MIT in Cambridge, MA, and is currently employed as a Semiconductor Test Engineer. Rob and his wife have one daughter and one son.
 

Davey Davis

Davey came to faith in Christ at the age of 24 while listening to sermon podcasts. In 2016, he joined the staff of High Pointe Baptist Church as a Pastoral Assistant. Now Davey serves High Pointe as an Assistant Pastor. Davey earned a Bachelors degree in Finance from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, TX and is currently pursuing a Masters of Divinity through the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. Davey and his wife have one son. Davey gives pastoral oversight to High Pointe’s administration. 

Addison Lawrence

Jesus saved Addison Lawrence when he was 24, hearing the gospel from his future wife, Debi. Through God’s grace, Addison and Debi just celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary, and they are blessed with 4 children who love the Lord. Two are members of High Pointe, one is married living in Houston, and one is a student at Baylor. Addison and Debi have been on mission trips to Central Asia and they’ve done Christian benevolence work in Mexico with Casas por Cristo. Addison graduated from Texas A&M University with an MBA, and he currently serves as an IT Operations Director at Dell. Addison previously served as elder for 6 years at High Pointe.

 

 

Anil Levi
Anil Levi was converted to Christ in 1989 at the age of 20. In 1995, he joined High Pointe Baptist Church (then Christ Memorial Baptist Church) and became an elder in 2013. Anil earned an undergraduate degree in Electronics Engineering from JN Engineering College in Aurangabad, India and later earned a graduate degree in Computer Science from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. He is currently employed as a Systems Verification Engineer. Anil and his wife have one son.

 

Juan Sanchez

Since 2005, Juan has served as senior pastor of High Pointe Baptist Church in Austin, Texas. He is a graduate of the University of Florida and holds an MDiv, a ThM, and a PhD in systematic theology from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. In addition, Juan serves as a council member of The Gospel Coalition, co-founder and president of Coalición, assistant professor of Christian theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and president of the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention. He has authored numerous books, including 1 Peter for You and Seven Dangers Facing your Church. Juan came to faith in Christ at the age of 17 out of a Roman Catholic background, and since 1990 has been married to Jeanine. They live in the Austin metro area and have five daughters, two sons-in-law, one granddaughter, and one grandson. You may request Juan as a speaker here.