Billy Edwards has been the pastor at Brazos since 1992. Before that, he was a teacher and coach, and later owned a hardware store. He married Theresa Wall on June 24, 1978, and they have 2 wonderful daughters. Brooke and husband, Michael Williams live in Vernon Texas, where she is a Clinical Psychologist at the North Texas State Hospital. Brittany and husband Rob Dubois, and children, Rylee and Ryder live in the Lorena, Texas area. She is the Parents Day Out Director for Brazos Meadows.
Billy graduated from Baylor in 1978 and received his Master's degree from Southwestern Seminary in 1996. He and Theresa are absolutely bonkers over their grandchildren Rylee and Ryder. Billy's favorite food? Mexican, of course.
Paul Miller has been the Worship Minister at Brazos since 2005. Paul and his wife (and worship leading partner), Deana, were married and joined BMBC in 2001. They have 2 precious boys – Daniel and Isaac. Daniel is a first grader at Lorena. Paul has an Associate’s Commercial Music Degree from MCC and a BA in Communication & Religion from Baylor University.
Along with a passion for leading others in worship, Paul enjoys mountain biking with his family and extreme rock-crawling in his '67 Bronco. Paul’s favorite food is chips and salsa (and homemade ice cream)!
We welcomed Deana Miller as our new Minister to Children and Familes in July 2019. She had already been serving in our children's area for years as a teacher and as part of our Children's Ministry team. We believe God has great things in store for our Brazos Kids!
Laurie Jones has served Brazos as the Administrative Assistant since 2007. She and husband Gene Jones have 3 children: Cody and wife Brandy, Colton, and wife Allison, and Savana Grace currently attends University Mary Hardin Baylor. 1st grandbaby, Caitlynn Hope was added to the family in 2018.
Laurie loves to watch TV. Her favorite food? Grilled Chicken and Gene's Sugar Free Banana Pudding.
Gwen Tenberg is the Financial Secretary for Brazos Meadows. She is new to the position but not new to the church. Gwen is married Paul. Gwen loves ministry. She is involved with Meals On Wheels, outreach to the homeless, and several ministries here at BMBC. Gwen's favorite food is Mexican!
Blake Padgett is the Youth Ministry Intern at Brazos Meadows. Blake graduated from Midway High School (where many of our youth attend). He also has taken classes from McLennan Community College, Central Texas College, and Baylor University. Blake has several years of ministry with Brazos Meadows, Hilltop Christian Fellowship, and Mt. Calm Baptist Church. Blake's favorite food is anything he cooks on his grill.