Elliott’s time is split between keeping our church moving forward according to our vision, researching and writing sermons, counseling, visiting members and their families in the hospital and supervising the church staff. He graduated from Baylor University and Union Theological Seminary. Elliott has five children, a set of triplets (MaryAllie, Sam and Hannah Beth) and a set of twins (Jake and Judith).
Director of Youth & Children’s Ministry. Jackie leads all programming for birth through college age.
Since 2000, she has had the privilege of working with youth & children where she has prioritized building authentic connections and creating an environment where they feel seen, heard, and valued. She is energetic and passionate about seeing young people grow in their faith, discover their purpose, and develop a real relationship with God. Jackie and her husband Joshua are a beautiful, blended family and proud parents of Iliana, Elijah, Malakai, and Kyra.
Director of Community Center
Joe Navarro has been at Lifepath since December 2017 and since the fall of 2020 the Community Center has been his baby. He overlooks everything that occurs at the center and apart from that he is involved in several Life groups: Choir, Gardening, Men’s Ministry. Plus, not only he is involved in C.E.R.T (Community Emergency Response Team) but he leads ALERT in which is also is a Life group during the Hurricane Season. Joe plays an important role at the center and his love for the students reflects the growth of the center. Joe is a native from Florida and is happily married to his beautiful wife Doris since February 2000. They are proud parents of Delila Navarro.
Carol manages all of Lifepath’s accounting functions, including budgets, pledge drives, disbursements and financial reporting. She frequently works on various church teams that require financial expertise and also serves as the church Treasurer. Carol and her husband Jeff have three daughters, Sarah, Emily and Melanie.
Jay leads worship during our Traditional service, as well as plays keyboards in the Band that leads our Contemporary service. Jay grew up in Chicago, Illinois. Jay and his wife Debbie have been married 35 years. Jay received his music degree from UT San Antonio and has been active in all aspects of church music for over 35 years.
Nora is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the office, connecting people to ministries and service opportunities, and being a point person for troubleshooting issues throughout the week as well as Sunday mornings. She is our primary marketing and communications leader, managing the church website, database, promotional marketing, graphic design, and branding.
Assistant Director of Children's Ministry
Dinell Martinez serves as the Children's Ministry's assistant director. From infancy to fifth grade, she helps with the programming for our children's ministry. She was born in California and raised in a military household. As a result, she relocated every three years until 2004, when she made her final relocation to Houston, Texas. Dinell and her husband have been together since July 2006, and they have two children, Saige and Sylus. Since 2005, Dinell has been working in the field of early childhood education, both studying and instructing students. Dinell is eager to work alongside you and your family to support your spiritual walk with Christ.
Jessica Land is the worship director at LifePath, responsible for overseeing the worship band, tech team, and sound. With over a decade of experience in worship ministry, she grew up in a musical family in St. Louis MO, where her parents and grandparents were singers and musicians. Jessica is also a skilled singer and pianist and enjoys teaching musical parts to others. She has served at various churches in the past and is passionate about cultivating a dynamic music ministry that operates in unity and excellence, guided by the Holy Spirit. Her ultimate goal is to lead the worship team in playing and singing prophetically, inviting the Holy Spirit to move powerfully in every service.