Leadership

Pastors & Staff

Paul Kemp

Lead Pastor

Paul is married to Cindie and they have two unbelievable children, Ryan and April, a beautiful daughter-in-law, Jess and four delightful grandchildren, Ella, Olivia, Violet and Wyatt. Paul loves to spend his spare time mountain biking and reading theology. His passion is communicating the timeless truths of Scripture in a compelling way. He is a graduate of Baylor University and Western Seminary.

David Keefe

Executive Pastor

David is married to Jessi and they have three amazing kids: Jack, Ava and Ella which means life is anything but boring in the Keefe house. David graduated from Howard Payne University, and has a deep desire to see the church delighting in the gospel while being missionally in their community. In his free-time, David enjoys mountain biking, anything in the water, and exploring the city with his family.

Matt Kresge

Students

Matt is married to Katie Kresge, and they have a son named Jude and two daughters named Jo and Jane, who bring them tons of joy. Matt graduated in 2010 from Howard Payne University and completed his Master of Divinity at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2019. He is passionate about seeing students transformed by the gospel. He enjoys reading and talking theology, diving into a good book with a cup of coffee, and all things sports-related (especially Dallas Sports).

Cindie Kemp

Kids and Women

Cindie has been married to Paul for 41 years. They have two wonderful kids—Ryan and April; a fun daughter-in-law, Jess; and four awesome grandkids—Ella, Olivia, Violet and Wyatt. Cindie graduated from Mary Hardin Baylor with a degree in business and accounting. Paul and Cindie love reading, hiking, retreating to the mountains, unique dining experiences, and playing with grandkids. Cindie’s favorite authors are Elyse Fitzpatrick, Courtney Doctor and Melissa Kruger. Paul and Cindie share a common vision to see people grow in their love for Christ,  share His deep and abiding affection for the church, and join Him in His relentless pursuit of those who are far from Him.

Katie Kresge

Worship

Katie is married to Matt Kresge, and they have three precious kids named Jude, Josephine, and Jane.  She loves coffee, Netflix, and taking pictures of her children.  Katie grew up singing in the church and felt called to lead worship as a junior in high school.  Since then, she has made it a priority to lead whenever and wherever she's given the opportunity.  Katie received her BA in Theology at Howard Payne University and went on to Dallas Baptist University to earn her MA in Worship Leadership.  She is thrilled to use her gifts to serve at Christ Church.