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Robert Baldwin 

IMG_1017.JPGRobert 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

IMG_1012Rob 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

IMG_1434Davey 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 two sons. Davey gives pastoral oversight to High Pointe’s administration.  

Jack Delk

IMG_1003.JPGJack has been married to Mary for 45 years. They have two sons, one of which lives in Austin and who has their two grandchildren. Jack has a Master of Divinity degree from Bethel Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, has completed his Doctor of Ministry coursework in Biblical Counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary, and serves on the board of the Biblical Counseling Coalition.

 

Jaime Francisco

Jaime became a follower of Jesus Christ at the age of 25 through the television ministry of Christ Memorial Baptist Church. He was baptized in 1998 and has served as a Life Group Leader for over 15 years and also served as a Deacon at High Pointe Baptist Church. Jaime earned a Bachelors degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Aviation Maintenance Technology and works as a Site Lead Mechanic. He and his wife were married in 1999 and have two sons.

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.  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

IMG_1010.JPGAnil 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

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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 two grandsons. 

Brady Bowman

IMG_1014Brady became a follower of Jesus Christ in 2009 while living amidst the mountains of Montana. It was there that he read the Bible attentively for the first time and encountered the good news offered to sinners through the death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus. In 2017, Brady joined the staff of High Pointe Baptist Church as a Pastoral Assistant. He now serves High Pointe as an Assistant Pastor, giving particular attention to the High Pointe Institute and Life Groups. Brady earned a Bachelor's degree in Biblical and Theological Studies from Bethlehem College and Seminary in Minneapolis, MN and is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity degree online through the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Brady and his wife, Kristyn, have two daughters, Lily and Bella.

Marshall Canales

IMG_1433 Born and raised in the Austin area, Marshall grew up in a Christian home. However, it wasn’t until High School that the Lord saved him, showing him the false hope and peace he had found in his self-righteousness. Throughout his years in High School, the Lord used Christian hip hop and his mom’s fight with cancer to grow him in his understanding of the gospel. Marshall went on to undergraduate studies at Criswell College in Dallas, TX where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies. In 2017, shortly after coming on staff at High Pointe as an intern, he earned his Master of Divinity degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Marshall is married to Alexandra, and they have three children; Kimberly, Hosea, and Ezekiel.