Elders

Rodney Hobbs lead pastor

Rodney Hobbs

Rodney planted Stonegate Church in the fall of 2009, after spending almost 8 years investing into the lives of students. He received a B.A. in Finance from the University of Oklahoma and a Masters of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Rodney enjoys Jesus, family, a good book, catching big bass, and tennis. He is married to Laura, and they have two daughters, Hannah and Eva, and a son, Caleb.


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Ryan Kearns executive pastor

Ryan Kearns

Ryan Kearns got his bachelors in Political Science and Philosophy at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. He met his wonderful wife, Crystal, in college and got married in 2004. Shortly after getting married, they moved to Denver Colorado where Ryan got his Masters of Divinity with an emphasis in Leadership from Denver Seminary. From there, Ryan helped re-plant a church in Denver before moving to Seattle to serve in multiple roles at Mars Hill Church. Before coming to Stonegate Church, Ryan planted a church in Seattle. When not at church, Ryan loves to go for a run, eat BBQ and travel. Ryan and Crystal have two incredibly funny and curious little girls named Grace and Emma. They love getting outdoors as a family and going on adventures.


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Kevin Hill pastor of care

Kevin Hill

Kevin joined the Stonegate staff in September 2014. He grew up in Arlington, TX and at age 20, left for Santa Cruz, CA to attend Bethany Bible College. While in California, he became a full time evangelist and traveled to 42 states and 8 countries preaching the gospel. He was privileged to speak at seven Billy Graham Associate Crusades giving his testimony and ministering to the youth. Kevin moved back to Texas in 1993. Since then, he has served in a bi-vocational capacity as youth pastor and singles pastor. God has birthed in him a great passion for reaching the lost and making His name known. He is married to Elizabeth (who has the biggest heart of anyone he has ever met!) He is blessed to have two sons, Justin and Grant.


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Dave Hanson elder/pastor

Dave Hanson

Dave joined the Stonegate Church family in 2010. After years of building various businesses, Dave is now using his gifts and passions more directly for the sake of the local church. In addition to pastoring and caring for the Stonegate family, Dave is passionate about seeing gospel-centered churches planted. He has been very involved in Stonegate's goal of planting 50 churches over the next 10 years. Dave and his wife of 26 years, Kathy, have raised three children who have all graduated from Texas A&M. Installed in June of 2013, Dave is humbled to serve as an Elder of Stonegate Church.


Guy Minnix elder/pastor

Guy Minnix

Guy joined the Stonegate Church family in 2014. Since then, he and his wife Julie, married 37 years, have been deeply involved in peoples lives through the Home Group ministry. Guy and Julie have 3 wonderful children who are pursuing Jesus daily. Guy received a Bachelors degree in Theology from Baptist Bible College and a Master of Arts Degree from Dallas Theological Seminary. He is a sales leader in the corporate world and loves watching the Gospel change lives.


Jimmy Needham worship director

Jimmy Needham

Since 2005 Jimmy has been a full time recording artist, working to make the gospel rhyme around the world. He serves in the worship ministry at Stonegate, equipping and developing worship leaders to hone their craft and know their God. Jimmy is married to Kelly Needham, and they have two daughters, and one son.


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