Horn Creek Camp Hosts
Horn Creek Family Camp Hosts
Cheyenne Mountain FC – Meadows
Chris & Lainie Montgomery
This is Montgomery Family’s 10th year serving as the Host Family for Family Camp. They live in Plano, Texas and are active members at Prestonwood where Chris serves as a deacon and they both lead table groups in the Student Ministry. Chris graduated from Baylor University and has worked at IBM for 23 years. Lainie is a graduate of Texas A&M University and she has worked as the Director of Campus Ministry at Prestonwood Christian Academy for 11 years. Lainie is also part of the SkyMoms teaching team and leads some of the Parent/Child weekends. Their family loves Sky Ranch! They have 5 children: Reece (19), Jake, Luke, and Connor (18), and Ella (15). All 5 kids are Sky Ranch campers, and a part of the Life Map Program. With five children, Chris and Lainie enjoy plenty of things: basketball, volleyball, theater, fishing, baking shows, sports shows, friends, laughs, disagreements, teaching opportunities, and dirty laundry! They also love to have family game nights, watch movies, and travel.
Mt. Harvard FC – Lodge
Danny & Kara Loeffelholz
Dr. Danny Loeffelholz has been on staff with Grace Community Church (Tyler, TX) since September, 2007, originally as Associate Pastor and now as the Pastor of the University Blvd. Campus. Prior to his arrival at Grace, Danny served as the Director of Pine Cove’s Bluffs Family Camp and Shores Camp from 2005-2007. Before Pine Cove, he worked for three years as Youth Pastor at Grace Community Church in Bartlesville, OK. Danny’s undergraduate work was done at the University of Central Oklahoma. He also completed his Masters of Arts and Ph.D. in Pulpit Communication and Expository Preaching at Trinity Theological Seminary. Danny and his wife, Kara, are the parents of three boys, Eli and Nate, and Thadd. In his free time, Danny first and foremost enjoys spending time with his family. He also enjoys being active by participating in marathons and coaching his boy’s sports teams!
Mt. Lincoln FC - Meadows
June 29-July 4
Matt & Jamie Boswell
Matt Boswell joyfully serves as pastor of The Trails Church in Prosper, Texas. He is a Native Texan who has been involved in church planting and pastoral ministry since 1998. Matt is also an author, hymnwriter, and Assistant Professor of Church Music at Southern Seminary. He and his wife, Jamie, are the proud parents of four children- Caden, Avery, Addison, and Cannon. Matt is a graduate of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.A. Christian Ministry), and is also a Ph.D candidate at Southern Seminary with an emphasis in Christian Worship and Biblical Spirituality. He and Jamie are excited to return to Sky Ranch for a second summer!
Capitol Peak - Lodge
June 29-July 4
Dr. Mark & Kimberly Robinson
Dr. Mark Robinson serves as the Senior Pastor of Wildwood Community Church in Norman, OK. He has been on staff there for 19 years, serving in his current role for the past 4 years. Mark has a Journalism degree from the University of Oklahoma, and a Masters of Theology and Doctor of Ministry from Dallas Theological Seminary. Mark met his wife Kimberly in the seventh grade . . . something they think a lot about since their son Josh is currently a seventh grader! The Robinsons can’t wait to be with your family at Horn Creek this summer. To get to know Mark better, follow him on Twitter (@soonermark) or visit his blog - pastormarkrobinson.com
Kit Carson Peak FC – Lodge
Jason & Jennifer Bankhead
Jason Bankhead serves as the Family Pastor at The Avenue Church in Waxahachie, TX. According to Outreach Magazine, The Avenue Church has been one of the 100 fastest growing churches in America. Jason graduated from Howard Payne University and received his master’s degree from Southwestern Seminary. He met his wife, Jennifer, on a blind date in 2002 and they now have 3 kids: Julia (12), Johnathan (10), & Jacob (4). They can usually be found at a ball field or volleyball court cheering on Julia and Johnathan, but more likely chasing Jacob! Over the last 22 years, Jason has had the privilege to serving in many capacities in the Church before becoming the Family Pastor at The Avenue Church. He has a passion to see families thrive and wants to equip parents to raise their children to “love the Lord with all of their heart, soul, and strength.” This is one of the reasons Jason is excited about the ministry Sky Ranch offers through Family Camp and other family ministry opportunities. Jason and his family are honored to be able to spend a week in the mountains getting to know other families on the same journey. He hopes to meet you next Summer!
Mount Columbia FC– Meadows
Weyland & Emily Glenn
Weyland Glenn has been on staff with Providence Church (Frisco, TX) since February 2015, originally as Pastor of Discipleship and now as the Executive Pastor. Prior to Providence Church, he spent seven years working in the corporate worlds of finance and human resources. Immediately after college, Weyland served as a Regional Director of K-Life Ministries from 2001-2008. Weyland earned a BA Degree in Finance from Texas A&M University and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Leadership degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Weyland and his wife, Emily, are the parents of four children, Tausten, Harper, Chapel, and Hudson. In his free time, Weyland enjoys spending time with his family. He also enjoys being active by participating in endurance racing and coaching his kids’ sports teams!
Mt. Lindsey FC - Meadows
Jim & Nikki Gribnitz
Jim and Nikki have come quite a long way since they first met serving on summer staff at Sky Ranch in Van back in the day. They have three kids: Hannah (15), Seth (11) and Abigail (10). They are from Dallas and went to TCU (Jim) and A&M (Nikki). Jim got an MBA in international business then God called him to be a pastor - they have quite a journey they’ve been on together and stories to tell! Jim went to Dallas Seminary, served as a pastor in Dallas for about 15 years, and is now the lead pastor in Colorado at Rockland Community Church - just west of Denver. This is their 6th summer at Sky Ranch now and they love it.
Pikes Peak FC – Lodge
Lewis & Erin Pollard
Lewis and Erin Pollard have been married for 20 years and have six children: Isaac (16), Karis (14), Elijah (12), Ellee (10), Samuel (8), and Korbyn (6). He has served at Grace Community Church in Lindale as the Campus Pastor since August of 2015. One of the great privileges of serving at Grace Lindale has been being able to both shepherd and co-labor with many of the staff from Sky Ranch-Van. He has also had the privilege of being a Community Group leader for Sky Ranch-Van counselors for the past four summers. Their children have gone to camp for the past 5 years and have loved it.
Mt. Princeton FC – Meadows
Chris & Hillary Kouba
Chris Kouba serves as the Lead Pastor at First Baptist Humble located in Houston, Texas, his hometown. Prior to First Baptist Humble, he served for 17 years at one of the largest churches in the country, Prestonwood Baptist Church.
Chris is a proud graduate of Baylor University, where he met his wife Hillary. He received his master’s degree from Dallas Theological Seminary and his doctorate from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. In addition to his educational achievements, Chris is most proud of his role as father to Katelyn, Mackenzie, Hudson and Griffin.
He is passionate about building the local church, strengthening family units and serving Christ. He and Hillary feel right at home in the mountains, and are excited to spend a week of encouragement and enrichment with fellow Sky Ranch families.
Mt. Bross FC – Lodge
July 27-August 1
Dr. Paul & Pam Pettit
Dr. Paul Pettit serves as Director of Placement and teaches in the departments of Pastoral Ministries (PM) and Educational Leadership & Ministries (EML) at Dallas Theological Seminary. Paul’s background includes experience as a sportscaster, author, and speaker. His wife, Pamela, is a neo-natal nurse practitioner at Parkland Hospital in Dallas. They have five children, and have co-authored Congratulations, You’re Gonna be a Dad!In addition, Paul has written Dynamic Dads: How to be a Hero to Your Kids, Congratulations, You’ve Got ‘Tweens, Foundations of Spiritual Formation, and Blessed are the Balanced. Paul holds degrees from the University of Kansas, Moody Bible Institute’s Advanced Studies Program, Dallas Theological Seminary’s Master of Theology, and the Doctor of Ministry degree also from Dallas Seminary. He enjoys developing emerging leaders, golfing, and searching for excellent barbecue.
Sunshine Peak FC – Meadows
July 27-August 1
Brad & Lisa Clark
Brad and Lisa are excited to be hosting again this year. They consider it a highlight of their summer. Brad and Lisa are longtime members of Prestonwood Baptist Church where they have been in leadership for 30+ years. Currently, they teach a young, married bible-fellowship class called The Blend. Brad has his own recruiting firm, Excellerate Sales. They are parents to Caroline and Camryn. Caroline and her husband, Brent, live in Norman, Oklahoma and lead a ministry on the OU campus called Crossover. They have 2 boys, Revan and River. Camryn and her husband, Brett, live in Dallas where she teaches 1stgrade in Highland Park and he is a financial analyst. They are expecting their first child, a boy, in early March. Lisa helped launch the SkyMoms Ministry and is a parent mentor. She is also the author of Raising Sinners.
Mt. Evans FC – Lodge
Cole & Christy Hedgecock
God has blessed Dr. Cole Hedgecock with a unique ability to creatively communicate His Word in a way that is easy to understand, relate to, and apply to our daily lives. He has a passion to reach people for Jesus, help believers grow in their relationship with God, and equip parents to become the primary spiritual developers of their children. Since 2014, Cole has served as the Pastor of FBC Rowlett. During his time in Rowlett, the church has almost tripled, and people from all ages and life stages has been transformed by the Good News of Jesus Christ. He received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and has led parenting seminars in Texas and Oklahoma. Having had attended Sky Ranch Horn Creek Family Camp with his family last year, he & his wife Christy, along with their four children (Chloe, Coleman, Clay, and Carly) are excited to host this summer!
Mt. Cameron FC - Meadows
Malcom & Stacey Marshall
Pastor Malcolm & Stacey Marshall are coming up on 15 years of marital bliss. They met serving together in student ministry and have collectively ministered the Word of God while on international mission trips and at various sports camps. They enjoy sharing God’s Truth to all age ranges, but they’ll tell you their favorite group to minister to is married couples because God has used their marriage to teach them more about Him.
Pastor Malcolm serves as the campus pastor for the Sienna Campus of Houston’s First Baptist Church. In this capacity, he cultivates ministry culture and builds healthy infrastructure by prayerfully shepherding 3 concentric teams: church staff, core leaders and the congregation He also serves as lead chaplain for the NBA’s Houston Rockets, and he ministers via hip-hop as nationally known recording artist Excelsius. Stacey provides leadership for the Women’s Ministry of Houston’s First - Sienna and disciples young women. In addition to serving as a pastor’s wife, she is an assistant athletic director at The Kinkaid School, where she also heads the basketball and tennis programs. Pastor Malcolm & Stacey are the proud parents of one son, Jaren, and two daughters, Madison & Sydney.
Castle Peak FC – Meadows
Geared towards Adoptive and Foster families, but all families welcome.
Ryan & Kayla North
Ryan and Kayla North have 6 children, 4 adopted from foster care. They spent 10 years as foster parents and have learned many of the things they share with families and churches in the trenches.They are co-founders of One Big Happy Home and are considered experts on childhood trauma. Together they have developed training materials and programs for churches, schools, and parents educating them on trauma and its impacts.Kayla is a Trauma-Competent Caregiver and the Executive Directory of Tapestry Family Ministry, a non-profit that supports and equips local churches and families with the tools and resources need to help the families they serve.Ryan leads One Big Happy Home and serves as the President of Tapestry after leading Empowered to Connect for many years.They have trained and mentored hundreds of ministry leaders and trainers in the United States and Canada. They are both TBRI Practitioners and speak at churches, conferences, and retreats nationwide.You can hear them on The Empowered Parent Podcast and read their thoughts at OneBigHappyHome.com.
Mt. Shavano FC - Lodge
Wes & Brandy Butler
Wes & Brandy Butler have been married for 21 years and are incredibly excited to be hosting Family Camp for their 7th time. Along with Wes and Brandy, their kids, Josiah (16), Selah (15), Malachi (12) and Ella (10) all consider Ute Trail Family Camp their favorite week of the year! The Butlers live in Richardson, TX where Wes has served on staff at Watermark Community Church (Dallas Campus) as the Director of Family Ministry for the last 14 years. Their family enjoys soccer (Go Mustangs & Lil Ponies!), arts & crafts, fishing, musical theater and family movie nights!