Pastor David A. Beaty
and his family came to Grace Baptist Church in February 2009.
Before accepting the call to come to Grace, Pastor Beaty had been in the pastorate for over 15 years, which had included more than 6 years as an assistant pastor and over 9 years as a senior pastor.
Pastor Beaty graduated from Bethany Divinity College & Seminary of Dothan, Alabama with a Bachelor of Arts in Ministry and graduated with a Masters of Theology from Sound Baptist Bible College. He attended Hyles-Anderson College in Crown Point, Indiana and Trinity Baptist College in Jacksonville, Florida. Pastor Beaty has also been a professor at Sound Baptist Bible College, Puyallup, Washington.
Pastor Beaty is the son of a Baptist preacher, and was involved early on with his father’s ministry, working beside him at Bible Baptist Church in Vincennes, Indiana. In 1997, Pastor Beaty married his wife Alisa (Cronquist) at Miller Road Baptist Church in Garland, Texas. They have six children: Karina (married), Abigail (attending Pensacola Christian College), Hannah, Aaron, Bobby, and Isabelle.
and his family have been serving in the children's Sunday School department of Grace Baptist Church for over 10 years. Todd is a bank officer at Community Service Credit Union, and his wife, Shellie, is on staff at Sam Houston State university. The Armstrong family is also involved with prison ministry at the Goree Unit, TDCJ.
serves as the church music minister and adult Sunday School director. Ron is the son of the late Pastor Marvin Sartain and has been serving in the church for over 10 years. He is also a global training specialist at Weatherford.
and her husband,Vern, minister to those that are grieving. Whether it be from illness, death, divorce or other challenges that life throws at us. Gina is our liaison for families that have loved ones that have passed away in TDCJ (Texas Department of Criminal Justice).