Bro. James O’Dell has been on the staff of Calvary Hill Baptist Church since 1988. For two years he served as the Assistant Pastor and Minister of Education. Since 1990 he has served as the pastor. As a Pastor and teacher, Bro. James is committed to the expository preaching of God’s inerrant and infallible Word. His desire is that every member know who God has clearly revealed Himself to be, as well as knowing whom God has created them to be.
Bro. James is a graduate of The University of Texas with a B.S. in Business Administration. He earned a second undergraduate degree in Biblical Studies as well as a Master’s Degree in Ministry from the Criswell College.
He resides in Garland with his wife, Jan. His son, Aaron and wife, Suzanne with their two children live in Wylie, Texas and attend Calvary Hill. His daughter, Jill is overseas in England doing mission work.
Bro. David has been on staff at Calvary Hill Baptist Church since 1995. Before coming to Calvary Hill, he pastored in Wichita, Kansas for 22 years. David’s ministry goal is that every Believer would know who he is in Christ and how deeply he is loved and accepted.
Bro. David is a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University with a B.S.E. in Physical Education and History. He earned a Master of Divinity Degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas.
He resides in Sachse with his wife, Nancy. His daughter, Dori and her husband Brandon have three boys: Trafton, Crosston and Graceson.
Bro. Rick has been on staff at Calvary Hill Baptist Church as Minister of Music & Education since 1991. Before coming to Calvary Hill he served 15 years at First Baptist Church in Sachse. Bro. Rick desires that the music at Calvary Hill be thoroughly Biblical and a vehicle to usher worshippers into the presence of the True and Living God.
He attended Dallas Baptist University. He resides in Sachse with his wife, Pam. His son, Neil and daughter-in-law, Jessica serve alongside him at Calvary Hill. His daughter, Julie and son-in-law, Adam are music ministers. His sons, Caleb and Cole and their wives, Amanda and Cayla are members of CHBC as well.
After being raised at CHBC, Bro. Neil has now been on staff since 2001. It is his desire to see young people walk with passion and fire as they understand the value and treasure that is Christ, and what he has created them to be and do.
He is a graduate of Howard Payne University with a B.A. in Christian Studies and a minor in Psychology. He earned his Master’s Degree in Christian Leadership from the Criswell College in 2004.
He resides in Sachse with his wife, Jessica, son, Caden, and daughters, Andee and Eden.