DR. JARED WELLMAN
Jared joined the Tate Springs family in 2017. He's been married to Amanda since 2006, and they are blessed with four children. He's earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts from the Criswell College in Dallas, Texas, a Ph.D. on the subject of Heaven at South African Theological Seminary, and is a Ph.D. student at Southwestern Theological Seminary in the field of Apologetics. In 2012 he published his first book, The Church Member. In his free time, Jared enjoys writing, following the NBA, and spending time with family.
Jason joined the Tate Springs family in 2018. He was born in Michigan and has served in churches all over the nation. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Worship from Liberty, where in 2015 he won Performer of the Year. Jason also holds a Master of Music from the University of Georgia. He's been married to Bree since 2017.
Curtis joined Tate Springs in May of 2018. He's served in vocational ministry for 23 years in various capacities, including youth, education, and worship. He holds a Bachelor of Musical Arts from Oklahoma Baptist University and a Master of Arts in Christian Studies from Criswell College in Dallas. He's been married to Kilyn for over two decades and they are blessed with two sons.
Mark joined the Tate Springs leadership team in 2017 as the Interim Student Minister, and then moved into the Discipleship Minister role in 2018. He graduated with his Master of Educational Leadership from Gateway Theological Seminary in 2018. He's married to Rebecca and they have been blessed with three children.
Thomas has served churches in Maine, Texas, and Oregon. He began serving as the Pastoral Associate in 2020. Thomas holds a Bachelor of Science in History as well as a Master of Arts in Discipleship from Dallas Baptist University. He's been married to McKenzie, a high school special education teacher, since 2017.
Family Associate to Children
Amanda joined the leadership team in 2019. She has served children in Texas and around the world. Amanda has a Bachelor of Science in Child Development from Stephen F. Austin State University and a Masters of Christian Education with a concentration in Children's Ministry from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. She has been married to Kyle since 2020.
Family Associate to Youth
Kyle joined the leadership team at Tate Springs in 2018. Prior to Tate Springs Kyle served around the state preaching at various camps and events. Kyle is a student at the Scarborough College at Southwestern Seminary, where he is working on his degree in Humanities and Biblical Studies. He has been married to Amanda since 2020.
Young Adult Minister
Connor has been a part of Tate Springs his entire life. While in college, he toured with a ministry team around the US and UK from 2012-2015, ministering to youth groups and churches. In May of 2017 he graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a degree in Management of Information Systems, and is currently pursuing his Masters at Criswell College. Connor has been married to Patience since 2018.
Lynn and her husband, Brian, have been married thirty-four years and members of Tate Springs since 1986. They have three grown children and two grandchildren. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Southern Mississippi, and has been employed at Tate Springs since 2006.
Vincent joined the Tate Springs family in 2014. He has been married to his wife, Victory, since 2001, and they are blessed with three children. He's earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from the University of PortHarcourt, Nigeria; a Master of Divinity from the Nigerian Baptist Theological Seminary; as well as a Master of Arts in Christian Education from the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS). He is currently researching the subject of wisdom pursuant to a Ph.D. in Foundations of Education at SWBTS. He loves to pray, love on his family and also mentor future leaders. Vincent is a Church Planter.
Les joined the Tate Springs family in 2019. He holds a Master of Theological Studies at George W. Truett Theological Seminary and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership at Columbia International University. Les and his wife Michelle have been married since 1989 and have four children. In his free time, Les enjoys reading, playing guitar, and spending time with family.
Corban has known Tate Springs as his church since childhood. He came on as a Maintenance Associate in the summer of 2016 and began serving as the Worship Intern in August of 2019. Corban is a student at Dallas Baptist University, where he's pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Science with a concentration in Computer Security. After graduation, he plans to pursue a graduate degree for ministry.
Family Ministry Intern
Houston graduated from High School in 2017 from Crockett, Texas. He is currently a student at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he majors in Christian Studies. Houston enjoys writing poetry, hiking, eating good food, and is interested in the field of digital communications and how they can be used to further the gospel.
Chris joined the maintenance team at Tate Springs in 2019. He is currently a student at Southwestern Theological Seminary where he's pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies. In his free time, Chris enjoys exercising, reading, watching baseball, and spending time with family and friends.
Peter joined the Tate Springs Family in 2014. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies with an emphasis in Educational Ministry from Dallas Baptist University and has been married to Alice since 2014. In his free time Peter enjoys reading, researching family history, following MLB baseball, and spending time with family.