Our Team

Justin Hyde

Lead Elder / Teaching Pastor

Justin loves his wife Brandi and their three children: Jonas, Betty and Henry. He has served in pastoral ministry since 1999, from rural Oklahoma to downtown Houston. Justin and his family moved from Houston to Brenham in 2007 to plant Christ Church. In 2012 Christ Church partnered with House of Worship to form Redeemer. Justin studied Biblical Languages at Houston Baptist University, Historical Theology at Oxford University, and Religion at Reformed Theological Seminary. He and his family live in Brenham.

Marcus Lawhon

Elder / Community Pastor

Marcus has been investing in the Brenham community for more than a decade, previously serving as director of Faith Mission and Mission Brenham. He is married to Wendy, and they have seven children: Ethan, Sam, Ben, Megan, Anna, Elijah and Katherine.

Brad Bevers


Brad and his wife Jessica have lived in Brenham since 2004. They have four boys: Max, Tom, Andy and Will. In 2005, Brad graduated from Texas A&M. Brad is a real estate broker and owner of Bevers Real Estate in Chappell Hill, and is an avid reader.


Brandon Porter

Director of Discipleship

Brandon has served in ministry since 2009 from Dallas, Texas, Denton, Texas to Memphis, Tennessee. Brandon received his Masters of Divinity from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary and graduated from Fellowship Memphis Pastoral Residency. Brandon moved to Brenham in March of 2016 where he lives with his new bride, Garricka.

Debbie Hyde

Executive Administrator

Debbie has over thirty years experience working with and growing small businesses. Before coming to Redeemer Church, Debbie was the Executive Director of Imago Dei and has served as the Administrator of HaMoreh Ministries and Artworship.

Tamesha Pruett-Ray

Worship Leader

Tamesha  is a singer, songwriter, musician, wife and mother of two boys, who was born and raised in Brenham. In addition to serving at Redeemer, she also travels and ministers at different locations in Texas and throughout the United States.

Susie Pepas

Office Assistant

Susie is married to her high school sweetheart, Jack. They are the proud parents of  three amazing young adults, Cynthia, Jason and Krystin and adore their first grandson Michael. Susie is retired from Katy ISD and happily living in Bellville.