CHRIS CURRAN, Pastor
B.B.A, Baylor University; M. Div., George W. Truett Theological Seminary
Chris was called to Pastor Southland Baptist Church in March 2018. Before ministering at Southland, Chris served churches in Katy, Hearne, Houston, Sugar Land. Chris and his wife, Brooke have two daughters: Carly and Allie. Chris is currently pursuing his Doctor of Ministry from Logsdon Seminary with plans for completion in 2019.
JILL FULGHUM, ASSOCIATE PASTOR
Pastoral care & administration
B.S., Sam Houston State University; M.A., Southwestern Seminary
Jill has been ministering at Southland since April of 1991. She has served as the Youth Minister, Minister of Education, and now as Associate Pastor. She has a deep love for the church and for seeing people connect to God's work in the world. Jill has an incredible son named Will.
Dr. Tim Lyles, Associate Pastor
B.A., Baylor University; M.Div., D.Min., Truett Seminary at Baylor University
Tim has been at Southland since August of 2011. Before ministering at Southland, Tim served churches in San Marcos, Seminole, Mertens, and Clifton, Texas. Tim enjoys spending time with his family, playing basketball, and rooting for the Baylor Bears.
Dr. Matt Walton, Associate Pastor
Missions & Spiritual
B.A., East Texas Baptist University; M.Div, D.Min., Truett Seminary at Baylor University
Since joining the staff as Youth Minister in April of 2007, Matt and his wife Kristie have had an immediate impact on the ministry at Southland. Matt has a heart for missions, discipleship, Cubs baseball, and his two children, Evan and Finley (not particularly in that order).
Susan Beaty, Preschool Minister
Susan has been with Southland since April of 2015. Susan and husband, Stacy, have been active members of our church since
Janet Abernathy, Children's Minister
B.A., Angelo State University, currently working on M.A. in Children's Ministry at Dallas Baptist University
Janet has been directing
Terry Waller, Director - Water for all
Terry and Kathy Waller have been staff missionaries in Bolivia with Southland Baptist since 2001. Previously, the Wallers served overseas through the International Mission Board of the SBC. Terry has created an innovative well-drilling technique that is now in demand throughout the world. Through his Water for All ministry, Terry and his partners have drilled over 2000 wells in over a dozen countries. Water for All currently has permanent work in both Bolivia and Ethiopia. Kathy's work with HOPE Bolivia, an economic development program for Bolivian women of the world find economic independence and personal dignity. Southland considers having the Wallers on board to be one of the greatest blessings God has given to Southland.