Leadership

Pastors, elders, & Ministry Leaders

Pastoral Staff

Brent Osterberg

ELDER // Preaching pastor

Brent grew up in Pasadena, TX. He is a graduate of Sam Houston State University, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and received his D.Min. from The Master's Seminary.

Brent served as associate pastor at Calvary Bible Church in Fort Worth, TX from 2006 to 2015 when he was sent out by the elders to plant Living Hope Bible Church.

Ben Forbes

ELDER // Preaching pastor

Ben has served as teaching pastor since 2010 and has done children, youth and family ministry in churches since college. He and his wife Shawna have five children: Megan, Samantha, Jacob, Timothy, and Elizabeth. Ben has a BA from Philadelphia Bible College, MA from Dallas Theological Seminary and is working on a DMin from The Masters Seminary.

Omar Cruz

ELDER // spanish-language Preaching pastor

Coming soon!

Chris Moore

ELDER // pastor of worship and communication

Chris has been serving in pastoral ministry for over 20 years.  He is a Metroplex native who graduated from South Grand Prairie High School. He has a BA in Biblical Studies and Philosophy from Dallas Baptist University, and he attended Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth. He has served in ministry at churches in Dallas, Grand Prairie, and Alvarado. Chris and his wife, Tammy, have been married since 1994 and have two sons, Tristan and Phineas. They are all excited to be a part of the Living Hope Bible Church and are praying that God will bless S. Arlington/Mansfield through the ministries of Living Hope.

Elders

Mark Bennett

ELDER // Administration and Finance Ministry
Mark has served in the role of Elder for the last 7 years and has served in several teaching and ministry roles over the years.  He and his wife Kathy were both raised in the Midwest have been married since 1973.  They have 3 children and 7 grandchildren.  Mark currently serves as what many churches would call an executive pastor.  

Bob Cameron, Jr.

ELDER // Small Groups, Young Married
Bob has served as an Elder for near 40 years. He and his wife Marien have two grown children who attend LHBC along with many in-laws and grandchildren. Bob has served of our small group leaders has discipled several young couples. 

Dave Loggins

ELDER // Finance, Deacons, Small Groups
Dave has served as an Elder for since 2020. He and his wife Carrie have two grown sons. Dave teaches one of our adult Sunday School classes and serves on the Finance team.

Ministry Leaders

Ben Whiting

Church Communication

John McKenzie

Service Administration

layton hinkle

Facilities Director

chris keeley

Youth Ministry

Jennifer Davis

Children's Ministry

Staci Villanueva

Hospitality