Pastor Eric Doucet was born in Nederland, Texas in 1966. He attended Dallas Baptist University, graduating in 1989 with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration.
Pastor Doucet met his wife, Lisa, while attending DBU. They were married in November of 1989 and have four children: Jacob, Rachel, Erica and Jackson.
In December of 1989, Pastor Doucet trusted Christ as his personal Savior at Berean Baptist Church in Mesquite, Texas. He soon answered God's call to preach and moved to Springfield, Missouri to attend Baptist Bible Graduate School of Theology (BBGST). He graduated in 1996 with a Master's degree in Biblical Studies.
While attending BBGST Pastor Doucet began serving as Youth Pastor at West Side Baptist Church in Emporia, Kansas. He went on staff full-time after graduation and served as Associate Pastor until becoming Pastor of Texas Avenue in June of 1998.
Associate Pastor Chadd Harkrider was born in Malvern, Arkansas, in 1971. He was “born again” in 1981 after trusting Jesus Christ as his personal Savior while he and his family were attending Unity Baptist Church in Bismarck, Arkansas.
Bro. Chadd met his wife, Morgen, at the Texas A&M University Police Department where they were both Police Officers. They were married in February of 1993 and now have two children. On May 27, 2001, Bro. Chadd answered God's call to preach and moved to Springfield, Missouri, to attend Baptist Bible College. He graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pastoral Studies and Bible.
While attending BBC, Bro. Chadd began serving at Wilson Creek Baptist Church in Battlefield, Missouri, as the Young Married Sunday school teacher. After graduating from BBC, God moved him and his family back to College Station, Texas, where he went on staff at Texas Avenue Baptist Church as the Associate Pastor.
Rabon Metcalf. Minister of Music.