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DR. JARED WELLMAN

Lead Pastor

Jared joined the Tate Springs family in 2017. He's been married to Amanda since 2006, and they are blessed with three daughters. He's earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts from the Criswell College in Dallas, Texas, and a Ph.D. on the subject of Heaven at South African Theological Seminary. In his free time Jared enjoys writing, following the NBA, and spending time with family.

JASON NICHOLS

Worship Minister

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.

RON SEARS

Associate Pastor

Ron joined the Tate Springs family in 2011. He earned a Masters of Divinity with a concentration in Pastoral Leadership from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Ron and his wife Tina have been married since 1981, and have three married daughters and 12 grandchildren.

RAY BRANTLEY

Outreach Pastor

Ray has served faithfully in the DFW metroplex for many years and was called as the Outreach Minister in 2018, as the first order of business for the year. Ray holds several degrees from the Criswell College in Dallas and is a Ph.D. candidate at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Ray is married to the love of his life, Chante.

CURTIS JAMES

Family Pastor

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.

HALLEY STEINHILBER

School Principal

Halley first came on staff as the Director of the Tate Tots Weekday Education program in May 2005. In November 2010, she became the children's minister, and now serves as the Principal of our Christian School. Halley has a Bachelor's of Health Science Education from Baylor. She's married to Bryant and they've been blessed with four children.

MARK SIMMONS

Discipleship Minister

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.

KYLE GLADDEN

Youth Minister

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.

AMANDA SIKES

Children's Minister

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 is currently pursuing a Masters of Christian Education with a concentration in Children's Ministry at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. 

SHANNON SKILES

Nursery Coordinator

Shannon joined the leadership team at Tate Springs in 2019, and has been a member of Tate for over a decade. She has served faithfully and volunteered in many capacities at Tate Springs over the years. Shannon is currently a student at Western Governors University pursuing a degree in Special Education with a focus on pre-k thru sixth grade. Shannon and her husband, Matthew, have been married for 11 years and have been blessed with 4 children.

CONNOR TORREALBA

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.

SHERI REDMAN

Office Manager

Sheri officially joined the Tate Springs family in 2003, serving as a ministry assistant for music and office needs. She and her husband, Frank, met at Texas Wesleyan University where Sheri participated in the Wesleyan Wind Ensemble and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. They have been married since 1992 and have two children.

LYNN RUGGEBERG

Finance Manager

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.

JAMES JORDAN

Facilities Supervisor

James and Susan have been married for almost 36 years. They have four grown children and seven grandchildren. A US Air Force veteran, James graduated from DBU with a Bachelors degree in 1990. He served primarily as a worship leader from 1981-2012, and a facility manager for a church in the DFW area from 2012-2019. James enjoys Texas Rangers baseball, the Dallas Cowboys, piddling around in his garage, but mostly loves hanging out with Susan, family, and friends.

Visit Us: 4201 Little Road Arlington, Texas 76016

Call Us: 817-478-4102

Sundays: 9a (Small Groups), 10:30a (Worship), 4:30p (Programs for all Ages)

Wednesdays: 5p (Fellowship Meal), 6p (Programs & Studies for all Ages)

Office Hours: Mon-Thur 8:00a - 5:00p

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