senior Leadership - steve & Joanne Rost
Pastor Steve Rost is an experienced leader in the body of Christ with decades of ministry experience. Before starting Tabernacle, Steve helped grow Living Word Church in Arizona from a brand new church plant to a megachurch which now has 7000+ members as one of the elders/founders. Steve has led in a variety of ministries: Youth, Men’s Ministry, Adult Ministries, Homegroups, as well as teaching at Living Word’s Bible college. He also served under Chuck Pierce (Glory of Zion) and 4 other churches as an elder, and received trainings under John Paul Jackson, and leadership trainings at Bethel Church (Redding, CA).
Pastor Joanne Rost, is a powerful woman of God and spiritual mother with many years of ministry experience. Pursuing God’s love & presence she is like a “Heidi Baker”, a mother of mothers. Joanne is also a true spiritual pioneer building many ministries from the ground up. She views her greatest accomplishment in life as raising three children who all are serving the Lord in full time ministry. Joanne’s burning desire is to say Yes and obey God at any cost and at any price, no matter what. She lives her life for others and to see heaven invade Earth.
assistant pastor - adam stewart
Pastor Adam is a dynamic leader in the body of Christ. After pursuing a career in the music industry and releasing several albums, Adam met Jesus dramatically while studying abroad in London, UK and decided to give up music and give everything for Jesus. He personally launched and led Campus Crusade on his university's campus in Austin, TX and worked with a church planter in the most un-churched zipcode in Texas as well as doing arts ministry. After dramatically meeting the Holy Spirit, Adam moved to Redding, CA and completed 3 years of Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry and served in Bethel's outreach department training students and pastors from all around the world in the gifts of the Holy Spirit and a lifestyle of sharing Jesus. While there, Adam was called to do itinerant ministry around the world. Adam has preached around the USA and Europe as well as living for season's in London, UK and Lyon, France, Spain, and Norway.
Adam has a BA in Christian Education/Theology from Concordia University, and studied towards a Masters in Theology at Oak Hill College in London, UK, Austin Graduate School of Theology (Austin. TX) and Fuller Theological Seminary (California). Adam has written a book of poem's inspired by the gospel of Matthew and has several album's on Itunes and Bandcamp. He is married to Hannah.
Worship leader - Luke Beltrand
Luke has a dual calling of ministry and business. He began leading worship in high school and went on to lead worship in 24/7 prayers sets and start a worship band called Terebinth Tree. Luke is married to Richelle and they have 2 sons, Ryder and Collin. Before doing business Luke was a professional hockey player in Canada, until his career was ended by an injury. He trained hockey players of all ages and rose in the fitness world, managing several gym locations. Currently, Luke is the operations manager of Buda Juice, a raw juice company located in downtown Dallas, Texas.
Youth Director - Erik Espinosa
Erik studied theology at Christ for the Nations in Dallas, TX and has a huge heart for the poor, oppressed and for missionary work. As well as leading our youth ministry, Erik regularly goes to Mexico and feeds the poor and helps to spread Jesus to drug addicts and the least of these. He is also a coffee conosseur, barista and competes in latte art competitions.
Children's pastor - Elizabeth rost
Elizabeth Rost’s story starts before birth. While still in the womb, the Lord came upon her mother in 1989 and told her that God had named her Elizabeth. A year later she was born when her Mom was 40 years old, the same age theologians say Elizabeth was when she gave birth to John the Baptist. During the pregnancy the Lord told her that she was honored among women to have her. This blessed and unusual birth has imparted to Elizabeth strong call to serve the Lord.
Growing up in a Christian home where both parents served in Church's as leaders, Elizabeth received a passion for God through observing her parents serve Him. She was home schooled through 2nd grade and then went to Eagle Crest Christian school through Middle school. The lord told her mother to send her to Public high school which became a time in her life to transition into understanding life around her and being able to impact the world around. After graduating high school, she studied and obtained a cosmetology license and became a stylist.
In 2011 she moved to Redding California and attended the Bethel School Of Supernatural Ministry for two years. During this time she grow in the Wisdom and Knowledge of Jesus Christ further developing a relationship with God and life long friendships. Elizabeth has worked on staff as a Children's Pastor for 2 years and continues to have a heart to see children grow in relationship with Jesus and know how to live for the Lord through scripture. Currently, she works for a daycare teaching children, and has a heart for children around the world to receive Jesus and grow in Him.
Elizabeth married the Love of her life Jordan Taylor Duchrow March of 2015 and currently lives in Mckinney,Texas.
counseling/inner healing/sozo - James & Gerry Webb
James & Gerry Webb been active in church leadership for many years, beginning in the late 70's. They are known for their pastoral hearts, being a father and a mother to many and are passionate in loving and serving people, fueled by their love for God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit. Both have a heart to see others saved, set free, delivered, and prospered in God's plan for their lives.
prayer ministry - mark & esmie baumann
Mark & Esmie have a rich history with God and carry the power and love of God in a very special way. They lead our pre-service prayer on Sunday nights and also oversee our prayer lines and altar ministry