Ben De Boef
Pastor Ben and his family moved from Chicago to Texas in December of 2013 to become the new Lead Pastors of Thousand Hills. Ben is a graduate of North Central University and staff pastored for the past 20 years in Illinois and Pennsylvania. Ben has a great love for the local church and missions. His passions also include sports, reading and spending time with the three beautiful women in his life, Janet, Taylor and Kylie.
Janet DE BOEF
Janet oversees the Women's Ministry at Thousand Hills Church. She met Ben while attending North Central University and they have been married for 23 years. They have two beautiful daughters, Taylor & Kylie. She loves to sing with our worship team and use her talents for the Lord! Having only lived in Texas for a few years, she has enjoyed exploring Texas with her family and loves the weather! She hopes to stay in flip flops year round.
connections & discipleship Pastor
Pastor Chris grew up in Alabama and graduated from Southwestern Assembly of God University. Upon graduation in 2002, he moved to Corinth and began working part-time at Thousand Hills. Over the years, he has filled several different roles, including Youth Pastor for 5 years. He is currently over connections and discipleship and oversees all Adult Ministries. He loves to laugh and enjoys life, but his greatest desire is to see people grow in their relationship with Jesus. Chris loves to spend time with his wife, Allison, and their 3 beautiful children. Other interests include watching, playing and coaching sports and watching TV with his wife. Put a sweet tea in his hand and he’s a happy man.
Pastor Allison has attended Thousand Hills Church since its launch in 1999, serving kids and their families as they grow in their relationship with Christ. Allison is a graduate of Southwestern Assemblies of God University with a Church Ministries Degree, specializing in Children. She married the love of her life, Pastor Chris Medley, in the fall of 2005, and they have 3 incredible children, Foster, Landrie, and Lincoln. She has a great passion for kids to grasp the love that Christ has for them and to love and serve Him with all their hearts. Things she loves: cookies and milk, Mexican food, movie theater popcorn, flip flops, and sunshine.
Worship & Creative Arts Director
Tyler, originally born in California, moved to Texas in 1994. In 2013, he began serving as the Worship & Creative Arts Director. He has always had a passion for music, acting, recording, and all areas pertaining to the arts. Tyler has a heart for leading other people into God's presence through music. Combined with his many other talents, he helps introduce new and creative ways to reach our community with the Gospel. He loves spending time with his wife, Nicole, his middle name is Bear, and his favorite superhero is Spider-Man.
Seasons PreSchool & Missions Director
Sharon moved to Corinth with her family in 2006. She has a heart for people and a desire to see people transformed through evangelism and discipleship. Sharon has been the director of Seasons Mother's Day Out and Preschool since 2010 and oversees the church missions and outreach teams. Sharon and her husband, John, have been full-time Assemblies of God, US Missionaries for the past 21 years. Together with their children, Joseph, Benjamin and Emmalee, they have a passion to reach our community for Christ.
Chris Garland and his family have lived in the Lake Cities for 11 years and attended Thousand Hills for 9 years. He has served at the church in many capacities and formally became a member of the church staff in 2012. Chris currently leads the technical teams and oversees and coordinates the services and the volunteers on Sunday Mornings. Chris and his wife, Rachelle, have been married for 12 years, and they have three beautiful children, Ryleigh, Zane, and Gwendalynne, who all love serving and being a part of Thousand Hills Church.
Tiffany grew up in the great state of Texas, just around the corner in Grapevine. She graduated from Davenport University in Grand Rapids, MI with a Bachelor's degree in Marketing. Upon completing her degree, she joined the Thousand Hills staff in April of 2015 to serve as the Office Manager. She grew up as a pastor's kid with a heart for ministry. She loves spending time with her family, the Texas heat and photography.
Joe Williamson grew up as a missionary kid and has lived in several different states, eventually coming to Texas. He has been attending Thousand Hills Church since 2006. Upon graduating from Lake Dallas High School in 2013, he attended and played college football at North Central College in Naperville, IL. After 2 years in the frozen tundra, Joe moved back to Texas. He currently serves as our WAKE: Youth Pastor and has received his license to preach from Southwestern Assembly of God University in Waxahachie, TX. He likes serving, honoring, and worshiping God and has a heart for Youth & Young Adults.