Hal came to Calvary in April of 2007. He has a Bachelors degree from Ouachita Baptist University and a Doctorate from Southern Seminary. He labors to lead the church in the purposes of Worship, Evangelism, Discipleship, Ministry, Prayer, and Fellowship. Hal is married to his high school sweetheart, Anita. They have two adult daughters and one granddaughter. Hal loves coffee, chocolate, and fried chicken. He enjoys running, cycling, walking, reading, watching football, teaching New Testament classes, and spending time with Anita. His guideline for life is "Jesus died for me, therefore I must live for Him," (2 Cor 5:15 and Phil 1:21).
Gary is a lifelong resident of Hope. He graduated in 1990 from Ouachita Baptist University. He served as our volunteer and part-time youth pastor for several years, before accepting the full-time call in 2009. Gary married a high school classmate, Javonna, in 1995. They have a son named Davis.