Wayne Calder - Pastor
Wayne comes to us from South Africa. Like many of us, he comes from an "unchurched" family. After starting in youth ministry in South Africa, Wayne was invited to study in the United States. He arrived in 1988 to complete his Masters Degree in Divinity at the Fuller Theological Seminary in California. Wayne served as an associate pastor at two United Methodist Churches in California as part of the Pacific Conference. He was ordained an elder in 1994. He moved to Texas in 1996. In the Houston area Wayne first served at Asbury UMC in Pasadena and then as senior pastor at Genoa UMC. He was appointed senior pastor at Shepherd of the Heart in June of 2003. Wayne is married to Terri Calder and has an adult step-son. Outside of the Kingdom, Wayne's hobbies include bicycling, traveling, and building and collecting model cars. He is also interested in race cars and giant mining equipment. Wayne is known for his relevant and inspiring messages, engaging stories, and entertaining use of props.
Chris Crump - Worship Ministry Director
Chris is the Worship Ministry Director at Shepherd of the Heart. Chris is a graphics design artist by degree, but his passion for music has been nurtured by what Chris describes as a "Partridge Family" childhood. He is blessed with a powerful voice and an engaging style on the guitar. Chris performs for churches, youth retreats, camps, and college events. During the second half of 2007, he spent many hours in the studio to produce his first professionally recorded CD.
Valencia La'Shaye Charbonnet -
Valencia is currently serving Shepherd of the Heart as the Administrative Assistant. She is a married mother of three who enjoys her Christian work environment.
Kelly Roberts - Youth Ministry Director
Kelly is currently serving Shepherd of the Heart as the Youth Ministry Director. He is very charismatic and captures the attention and respect of the youth he encounters thereby providing them an excellent role model and mentor throughout their activities.
Christie Macey - Children's Ministry Director
Christie Macey is the Children's Ministry Director at Shepherd of the Heart. She has a passion for God and a passion for children that is seen through her work in the ministry. Her desire is to live her life for God, honoring Him in her marriage, her role as a mother , and in her work. Christie is happily married and has a three year old daughter, and just recently graduated college with a degree in art education.