Senior Pastor - Rev. Peter K. Christy
Pete Christy joined the staff of The Church at Horseshoe Bay October 2001 as Associate Pastor after serving as a chaplain in the United States Army for 29 years. His experiences include serving in a variety of pastoral and educational roles. Prior to becoming a chaplain, Rev. Christy served as minister of the Northeast Philadelphia Church of Christ in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and as an instructor of religion at the Northeastern Christian Junior College in Villanova, Pennsylvania. He holds graduate degrees from Harding University, Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and the California Family Study Center. Pastor Christy became Senior Pastor in 2005 and in May 2008 received his doctorate degree at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Austin, Texas.
Pastor-Rev. Johnny White
Rev. Johnny White accepted the call from The Church at Horseshoe Bay in September 2005 following 26 years as Associate Pastor at the Trinity Baptist Church, San Antonio.
Following military service in the MS Air National Guard he received a BS degree in Communications from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1973. Johnny worked for Jackson (MS) Youth for Christ as a high school and college Campus Life Ministry Coordinator. In 1976 he was ordained to the Gospel Ministry and served the First Baptist Church Godley, TX as associate pastor. He earned the Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Religious Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. He has done further doctoral level study in adult education through Texas A&M University and theological study at the Beeson Divinity School at Samford University. He was privileged to attend the first C.S. Lewis Institute at Oxford and Cambridge in 2003.
Mission work has been an important part of Johnny’s ministry. He directed the fund-raising and recruitment to build several Habitat for Humanity houses in San Antonio including the first inter-faith project. Under the sponsorship of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship he taught courses in theological education to young pastors in Irkutsk, Siberia. He has visited seminaries and orphanages and preached in Irkutsk, Siberia; Kishenau, Moldova; and Prague, Czech Republic.
Minister of Music-Larry Sherwood
Larry Sherwood became the church’s Minister of Music in 2006 after teaching public school at all levels and administering music ministries in large Southern Baptist and United Methodist churches in Texas, Florida, and Virginia. He earned his Bachelor of Music Education degree from Baylor University and completed many hours of postgraduate courses. His school and church ensembles have consistently won numerous awards and commendations. He also directs the Highland Lakes Men’s Chorus.
Rev. Kenneth Forshee 1989-1996
Dr. John Long 1996-2004
Rev. Thomas M. Campbell 1982-1989