Pastor & Staff

Meet the team.

marvin rose

Senior Pastor
Pastor Marvin began serving as Senior Pastor on January 2, 1994,
and is now in his 29th year as our pastor .  He and his wife Melinda, have been married 36 years.  Before coming to BRBC he served as pastor of the First Baptist Church in Saluda, North Carolina, and as Minister of Music/Youth at Highland Baptist Church, in Metairie, Louisiana.  He also served as Associate Pastor/Student minister at Cedar Bluff Baptist Church in Atkins, Virginia.  
He received his M.Div degree from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary,  where he was also elected to serve on the Board of Trustees for 10 years.  Pastor Marvin has the heart of an evangelist and the passion of a pastor.  
His desire is to see people fall in love with Jesus and follow Him with committed lives.  He preaches expository sermons that inspire and encourage people to walk in the steps of Jesus Christ.  He and Melinda  have three adult children and two grandchildren: daughter, Hanna,  who is married to pastor Matt Rose of Joplin, MO, and their two children, Lukas and Mikah Rose; daughter, Sarah Rose, of Baytown, TX, and son, Timothy Rose of Irving, TX.

sarah rose

Worship Leader
Sarah Rose began serving as Worship Leader in May, 2020.  She is a graduate of East Texas Baptist University, where she majored in Music.  She taught music at Baytown Christian Academy and also teaches private music lessons.   Currently Sarah is employed at Lamar Elementary School, in Baytown, as a Math teacher.  Her desire is to  see people worship Jesus in Spirit and Truth.

Gino Cortez

Custodial Director
Gino began serving as Church Custodian in February, 2023.  He is new to the BRBC family of faith and is passionate about honoring and serving our Lord! "Being called at this time to  keep the house of the Lord clean is a true blessing,"  Gino wants every person who comes to BRBC to have a joyful experience
from the cleanliness of the building to the holiness of worship!


Ministry Assistant
Maria loves serving our Lord Jesus and His church! Whether it is a phone call or an office visit  you will be blessed by the warm greeting
you will get from Maria.  Not only is she our Ministry Assistant,
she is a Soprano on our Worship Team


The Deacon Ministry at BRBC consists of a body of "called men" who have a heart to serve alongside the pastor in meeting the spiritual needs of the Body of Christ

Nathan Shell

Chairman of the Deacons
Nathan was saved as a youth at BRBC.  He is passionate about Kingdom Service! He also serves as percussionist and vocalist on the worship team.

Layne Ramsey

Layne has been an active member of BRBC for more than 44 years.  He and his wife Beverly, find great joy in serving  Jesus Christ and the BRBC family

Harry "Alan" Barber

Through the past 18 years, Alan has served on staff as Youth Minister, Associate Pastor, and  Evangelist.  He loves preaching and teaching God's Word and serving his BRBC family as a deacon.

Joel PUrdin

Joel has been an active member of BRBC for 20 years.  He and his wife, Angie are quick to faithfully respond to the needs of their BRBC family.  As a deacon, Joel desires to help the pastor serve the congregation

pre-school / children's ministry

Baker Road Baptist Church seeks to provide a safe environment where children can learn about God's great love and parents can feel comfortable knowing that there precious little ones are in a caring, equipped, and SAFE environment.

kaitlyn walters

Child Care Director
Kaitlyn has a long history with our church.  She was saved and baptized as a youth  in the Student Ministry at BRBC.  As an adult, she is a wife and mother, who has a  passionate  desire to see children attending and exposed to the hope and love of Jesus Christ.  She oversees the Children's ministry here at BRBC. 


These folks often work behind the scenes and insure that everything runs smoothly to enhance our worship experience to bring Glory to God.


Audio/Sound Tech
Gary and his wife, Donna, are such a blessing to our BRBC family.  Gary serves in our Audio Department and enjoys using his gift in helping to ensure that there is always a proper mix in Audio/Sound so that the worship and preaching are always clear and concise.


Audio/Sound Tech
Brandon  thoroughly enjoys the Christian Fun and Fellowship he finds at BRBC.  It is his desire to make sure that worship and audio are well mixed so that your Worship Experience will be a blessing indeed!


Media  & Lighting Tech
Alan has served BRBC through many ministries.  He is from Weatherford, Oklahoma and has served as Youth Minister, Associate Pastor, Worship Team, and Media Tech.  He loves the Lord and uses his remarkable gift of Art  to create  "Chalk Talks" which he uses for Evangelism. He is our "Longest serving  member" of support staff and is proficient in every area of Media Technology.

Steven Arthur

Media/Sound/Audio Tech
Steven has an electrifying personality that beckons people to ask, "what makes this guy so happy?"  He will be sure to tell you, "it's Jesus!"  He works as IT with NASA, and is our "computer geek."  Steven  also co-teaches a youth bible study class.