Pastor Phil has been serving as pastor of Sugar Land Baptist Church for over 15 years-- joining the staff in November 1995. After growing up in Texarkana, TX, Phil attended the University of Arkansas where he received his BSBA ('69). Phil received his MDiv ('75) and DMin ('79) from Southwestern Theological Seminary. He has pastored churches for 45 years, served as both Vice-President and President of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, Regent at William Jewell College, Dallas Baptist University, and Baylor University. Phil also served as Vice-President of the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association while pastoring in Richardson, Texas. Phil and his wife, Brenda, have 3 grown daughters and 10 grandchildren. Click here to email Pastor Phil.
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Chris Curran joined Sugar Land Baptist Church in October 2011 as Associate Pastor for Education & Discipleship. He is a native Houstonian, having grown up in the Katy area. He received his BBA from Baylor University (1995) and his Masters of Divinity (1999) from George W. Truett Seminary. Chris served as a student minister for over a decade before he shifted to adult discipleship. Chris and his wifr Brooke have two daughters, Carly and Allie.
Davey came to Sugar Land Baptist in August 2009 to serve alongside Debi as Associate Pastor/Students. Beginning August 2011, he assumed the role of Young Adult Minister. He grew up in Georgetown, TX and served churches in Central Texas for over 10 years before moving to SLBC. Davey attended Baylor University for his bachelor & masters degrees earning a BA in Business Administration along with graduate degrees in divinity and social work. He married Jordan Catt in July 2004 and they have one precocious toddler, William.
Debi Foley came to Sugar Land Baptist in June 2008 as Associate Pastor/Students. Debi grew up in the Clear Lake area of Houston. She attended Baylor University for her bachelor's degree and Dallas Theological Seminary for her MACE specializing in youth ministry. Debi married Jeff Foley in January 2011. Their their first child, Elyana, arrived in July, 2012! They love hanging out with our awesome SLBC Students!
Ryan came to Sugar Land Baptist in July 2012 as Associate Pastor/ Students. He is orginally from Crawford, Texas. Ryan attended the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor for his bachelor's degree and Truett Seminary for his master's of divinity. Ryan married Rachel in 2008. Ryan believes in respecting teenagers as fellow ministers of the Gospel and empowering students to lead in all aspects of ministry.
Lisa Keeling came to Sugar Land Baptist in February 2010 to serve as Associate Pastor for Children. Lisa has been married to Matt for 21 years and they have 3 children: Steven, a high school senior; Katelyn, a high school sophomore; and Clay, a 6th grader. Lisa attended Quachita Baptist University for her BA and Dallas Baptist Univeristy for her MACE in Childhood Ministry degree. Beginning in April 2012, Lisa's title changed to Associate Pastor/Children & Preschool.