Meet Our Pastors

Tammy Brooks

Business 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