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Meet The Team


Charles Patrick Jr.

Lead Pastor/Elder | ​

Charles and his family have been members since 2019. In addition to serving as lead pastor/elder,

Charles works as professor of biomedical engineering and director of undergraduate programs at Texas A&M University. He and his wife Monica have four children, a flock of chickens, and an apiary. The Patrick family enjoys serving the church and helping others grow in Christ; all things Tolkien, Star Wars, and Wingfeather Saga; reading books; watching Youtube videos about raising-chickens, beekeeping, and gardening; and enjoying God's creation through study, hiking, camping, and gardening. Charles has a PhD in chemical/biomedical engineering from Rice University (1996) and an MDIV from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (2011). His favorite life verse is John 3:30.


Matt Moore

Pastor/Elder |

Matt and his family have been members since 2009. In addition to serving as pastor/elder,

Matt works as a project manager at Capital Farm Credit. He and his wife Katie have six children. The Moore family enjoys serving the church, hiking and camping, cooking, watching movies, and coffee. Matt is a Texas A&M alumni (2010). Matt loves to see and help members develop one-on-one relationships inside and outside the church for the purpose of evangelism and discipleship.


Allen Palermo

Allen and his wife Dena have been members since 2009. Allen served as the inaugural 

pastor when Living Hope Bryan was first planted. In addition to serving as pastor/elder, he works as owner-operator of Allen Palermo Taxidermy. He and Dena have two sons and seven grandchildren. They enjoy serving the church, traveling, and spending time with family.


Bill Moss

Pastor/Elder |

Bill and his wife Judy have been members since 2009.  Bill is a retired home builder who now does remodel and repair work.

Bill has been married to Judy, whom he met in a horse pasture, for 43 years.  They have two sons and seven grandchildren.  Judy serves as the church financial secretary.  Bill serves the church as pastor/elder and mission and outreach ministry team leader, and has a passion for helping people.  He and Judy enjoy traveling, watching movies, and playing with grandkids.  His favorite life verse John 14:1.


Chad Stephens

Worship Leader |

Chad and his wife Ashley have been members since 2009. In addition to leading the worship team and developing gospel-centered 

worship leaders, Chad works as a Communications Specialist at Texas A&M University and is the owner-operator of Chad Stephens Productions; and Ashley is the assistant principal at A&M Consolidated Middle School. They enjoy traveling, game nights with family/friends, movies, going to the gym, and anything creative. His favorite verse is Romans 12:1.

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