Ben was born in Houston. He studied Biblical Languages and Theology at Houston Baptist University and received a Master of Arts in Theology from B.H. Carroll Theological Institute. He married Shelly in 2008 and they have one son, Luke, and are expecting baby Naomi in June. Ben has served at churches in the Houston area, East Texas, Central Texas. He has served God's Kingdom overseas ministering to the unreached people groups in parts of Asia and Africa. Ben began his journey in ministry here at Bayshore as the youth minister, and has now returned to serve as the Senior Pastor.
Minister to Children
Vicki was born in DeRidder, LA. She attended McNeese State University and Southwestern Seminary. Married to Jason in 1987, they have two adult children, Lauren and Taylor. Vicki has served at churches in Lake Charles, LA, Houston, TX and the past 14 years at Bayshore. She likes to kayak in her free time.
Minster to Youth
Director - Bayshore Learning Center
Mrs. Jamie Cook is a state-licensed Director with her Batchlor's degree in Early Childhood Education and Leadership from UHCL. She is working on her Masters in Education in Teaching and Autism at American Public University. Jamie has worked with preschoolers for many years teaching all ages from babies - PreK. She also has numerous awards and professional development experience in Early Childhood Education. Jamie and her husband, Nicholas, live in La Porte with their two sons and nephew. Their daughter and grandson live in Waco.