Tammy BrooksBusiness and Operations Pastor
Brief Bio: Born in Dallas, raised in a large blended family. Married to Steve, have five awesome children, including their wonderful spouses, and eight precious grand-children. Spent 30 years in various accounting roles for the ice manufacturing company, Reddy Ice.
Full name: Tamara Lynn Brooks
Nick Name: Tammy
My mom called me: Tammy
Tammy’s family: Husband Steve, Five children and eight grand-children; Zachary, Sara, Michelle Grubbs (husband David and children Kyle, Gabriel, Lexi and Gracie), Michael Garland (wife Michelle and children Ava and Emma), Marcus Garland (wife Kellie and children Autumn and Hunter)
Ministry Role: Business Controller and Operations Director
Dream vacation: Eastern Europe, Germany specifically
What’s your regular order at Starbucks? French vanilla latte
Favorite movie: Forest Gump. Its happy, funny, sad AND you can enjoy it even if you start watching in the middle of the movie.
Favorite scripture: Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through him who strengthens me”
People who inspire me are: My kids
Previous job or line of work: Accounting with Reddy Ice
One thing that most people don’t know about me: I play okay golf and terrible piano
I’ve been in ministry since… 2015
When and where did you get saved: when I was 15 during services at Duncanville Church of Christ
Music that moves me: Christian, jazz and classical
Favorite singer or band: Tie between Michael Bublé and Josh Groban
Life-changing moment: The birth of my children. I didn’t realize the absolute depth of my love. This was multiplied by the birth of my grand-children
What sport are you not good at? Too many to note
Fears: snakes seriously freak me out
Favorite book: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
In my spare time I… spend time with my family, or read
Favorite TV show: Sherlock Holmes
Favorite actor: Tom Hanks
Least favorite food: Pumpkin pie
What makes you laugh? My husband Steve. He is the funniest person I know.
The most exotic place you’ve even been to: Maui, Hawaii
The most adventurous thing you’ve ever done: Attempted a cart-wheel recently . It didn’t work out very well.
My hero: Paul, in the Bible. Once he became a believer it was on… He had many reasons to lose faith yet continued to write letters of encouragement to the early churches.
Least favorite thing to do: Laundry, especially putting it away