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Staff

Kevin Reynolds

Executive Director/Fannin Backyard Bible Club 

Kevin is Executive Director of House of Faith and Children's Outreach Solutions.  He is a visionary, story teller, leader, creative out-of-the-box thinker and served as Co-Director of House of Faith from it's beginning until 2013. His leadership and deep passion for, "Taking JESUS to neighborhood children, youth and families" has taken him to many states across the US and several foreign countries where he casts vision, trains and equips leaders to reach the unreached in their own communities. Kevin writes the House of Faith curriculum, and is apart of leading the REFUGE High School program and the Fannin Backyard Bible Club.  Kevin is the proud father of four and grandfather of five. If not teaching kids about Jesus you might expect to find him hanging out with his grandkids, hunting, swimming, wheelin' in his vintage Jeep Wrangler, or catching a movie. Above all, Kevin seeks to Abide in the vine - John 15:1-4.

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Rachel Beaver

Director Emeritus/Alta Loma Backyard Bible Club Team
Rachel is Director Emeritus of House of Faith in San Angelo, TX, a grass roots ministry that began in one yard at the Lord’s leading in January of 1994.  Rachel and her husband of 37 years Bob are proud parents to Amy Beth, Benjamin and wife Mary and grandparents to Julia, Judah, Simon and Sam. A former teacher/coach, Rachel’s passion for “taking JESUS to neighborhood children, youth and families” is having worldwide impact and advancing the kingdom of God by taking His presence into our neighborhoods. Rachel is apart of the Alta Loma Backyard Bible Club.

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Marci Menchaca 

Director of Programs/ Goliad Backyard Bible Club

Marci was raised in San Angelo and would eventually graduate from Texas A&M.  After working 10 years in full-time camping ministry with Cho-Yeh Camp & Conference Center, God opened the doors for her to return to San Angelo and begin working for House of Faith in May of 2007.  Her primary responsibilities include the Goliad Backyard Bible Club, Summer Camps and Interns, as well as overseeing all programs at House of Faith.

Darlene Bratton

Development Director
Darlene began working with House of Faith in 2008. Prior to coming on board as staff, she was on the House of Faith board for 10 years and previously had a 15 year career at the San Angelo Standard-Times, leaving the position there as Marketing Services Director in 1993 to be a stay-at-home mom. Darlene is a long time community volunteer serving on numerous local and state level boards.  She is happily married to Brad and they have two adult children, Ben and Katie, and two grandchildren.

Tara Davis

Social Media Director/Crockett & Holiman Backyard Bible Club/Curriculum Development Team
Tara Davis was born and raised in Indiana, where at the age of 8 she gave her heart to Jesus.  At the age of 15 she began going on short term mission trips and would spend the next 18 years traveling the world to tell others about Jesus including Haiti, Honduras, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Mexico, Kenya, and Canada. On a trip to Kenya she discovered her love and gift for teaching.  She attended Lincoln Christian University in Lincoln, Illinois where her education led her to San Angelo, Texas in February of 2008 for a three month internship at House of Faith.  Tara is our Social Media Director and is the club leader for the Crockett and Holiman Backyard Bible Clubs. She enjoys reading, music, and loves to make others laugh; her greatest passions are speaking and writing, simply telling the story of God's amazing goodness and endless pursuit of His children.  

Shelley Emmons

Community Service Director/Social Service Coordinator/San Jacinto Backyard Bible Club 
After more than 16 years of teaching experience in public schools here in San Angelo, elementary through middle school, Shelley Emmons brought her passion for equipping students to make better, wiser choices to House of Faith where she serves as the Director of Community Service as well as at the San Jacinto Backyard Bible Club. She is also the Social Service Coordinator helping connect us with organizations and services that can help us provide a powerful network of resources for our children, youth and families.  She loves helping students feel empowered to be who and what the Lord wants them to be.

Mike Schmitz

Children and Youth Director/ Bradford  and Belaire Backyard Bible Club 

Michael James Schmitz is an Iowan farm-boy wrestler gone Texan youth pastor bus driver. He gave his life to Jesus at ten years of age and is never turning back. His gifts include a heart that endures and encourages and a cordial phone persona. Mike has a Bachelor's of Intercultural Studies and Bible from his alma mater, Lincoln Christian University. Mike oversees the children and youth programs and is a club leader at the Bradford and Belaire Backyard Bible Clubs.

Mindi Tercero

Team Step Forward Coordinator

Formerly known as Mindi Berry, she married the love of her life, Michael Tercero in 2014, and is now Mindi Tercero.  She is originally from Hobbs, New Mexico and she loves Jesus, people, photography, cooking, and her three furry animals.  Her first experience with House of Faith was in the summer of 2007 where she served as an intern and came onboard as staff in the Fall of 2007.  She now serves as the Coordinator of the Team Step Forward program, a college preparatory and scholarship program. Her gifts include cooking and serving others while her heart is to hear the heart of Jesus and go where He leads her.  Mindi's greatest delight is being married to Michael and raising their son Clayton.

 

Haley Miller

Administrative Assistant / Goliad & Bradford Backyard Bible Club
Haley Miller’s journey with House of Faith began in the summer of 2010 as an intern, where she first fell in love with the children and how God was reaching them through House of Faith. She would spend the Fall of that year volunteering and eventually, would intern and become the full time Administrative Assistant in January 2012.  Haley holds down the House of Faith Fort and wears many hats in addition to her administrative duties which can include as much variety as being a DJ, calligrapher, and a caterer as well as a phone answer, visitor greeter and data information resource. Haley's  heart is to see kids grasp the truth of God's love for them and to fall in love with Him in return; to be raised up as mighty men and women of God: the next generation of spiritual leaders.

Josh Huddleson

Goliad & San Jacinto Backyard Bible Club 

Josh was born in Japan and moved to San Angelo as a young child.  Josh has volunteered for House of Faith through the years and has been apart of the Summer Intern Team in 2013 and was a Summer Lead Intern in 2014.  Josh is part of the leadership teams at the Goliad and San Jacinto Backyard Bible Clubs as well as plays an integral role in preparing for clubs each week.  Josh is a student at ASU where he is majoring in English.  When Josh is not working or studying, you can find him on a field playing Ultimate Frisbee or longboarding across town.  Josh is happily married to the love of his life, Eva Huddleson.

Kate Matthews

Children's Outreach Solutions Coordinator/Alta Loma and Bradford Backyard Bible Club 

Kate is from Illinois and is a recent graduate of Lincoln Christian University. Kate interned with House of Faith in the summer of 2013.  Kate serves as our Children's Outreach Solutions Coordinator and is responsible for packing orders of our Bible Study Curriculum to equip other people doing evangelistic outreach not only in Texas, but throughout the nation and even the world.  Kate also leads the Alta Loma Backyard Bible Club team and serves at the Bradford Backyard Bible Club.  Kate has a heart for discipleship of young ladies and is also a member of the worship band for our 321 youth program.  Kate is happily married to Dillon Matthews.

Annie Zesch

Austin & Belaire Backyard Bible Club  

Annie is a native to San Angelo and started volunteering with House of Faith in 2007. She experienced her first summer in 2009 when she interned for the first time.  During the summers of 2010-2013 she was part of the intern leadership team and worked part time as part of the Backyard Bible Club team during the school year.  It was then that she discovered one of her greatest passions second only to Jesus in the form of summer and overnight camp.  Creating games, organizing events and watching kids have fun and getting to share the love of Jesus with them while at camp is her happy place.  Even during times that she was working in other places Annie volunteered and helped out with summer camp as much as she could.  In 2016 she started working full time at House of Faith as the Childrens coordinator.  She is now the volunteer coordinator and the leader at both the Belaire and Austin BBC.  She loves kids as much as she loves her Aggies!  When Annie is not working, she enjoys time with her family and drinking coffee.