• Darren Gilbert

    Youth President

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    Darren and Ginger have been actively involved in youth ministry for the past 16 years. They have served their local congregation in Denison, Texas in several different capacities, and they currently serve as Associate Pastors and Student Pastors. Darren and Ginger have been involved in district youth ministry for over a decade. They have served as a Sectional Director, District Youth Secretary and District Youth President. Currently, Darren and Ginger serve the North Texas District as the District Youth President. Over the course of the last five years, Team Gilbert has grown by four mostly wonderful kids, Amaris, Tayte, Kreed, and Quynne. The Gilberts' burden for student ministry is marked by both their tenure and their creativity.

  • Chad Flowers

    Youth Secretary

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    Chad Flowers is married to his best friend and teammate, Mendy, and they have two daughters, Jadyn & Keira, and one son, Chandler. They reside in Mesquite, Texas where Chad serves as pastor of Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, and he conducts a private practice as a licensed professional counselor. Chad and Mendy have passionately served in various roles of youth ministry ranging from preaching youth revivals as evangelists for two years and youth pastors of their home church for over six years before being elected pastor. Since 2011, Chad has served on two different district youth committees as a sectional director, director of promotions, and currently as district youth secretary.

  • Josh Youngblood

    Director of Promotions

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    Josh and Shelly Youngblood launched Grace Church in Little Elm, Texas in the fall of 2017. Josh is a graduate of the University of Texas at Tyler with a B.A. in Business Marketing and also the University of Southern Mississippi with a M.B.A. in Business Administration. Shelly is a graduate of Texas Bible College with a degree in Music. They have been married for 8 years and have two sons, Mason (6) and Landry (4), who make life more than a little interesting. Josh and Shelly have served on the Mississippi District Youth Committee, the Texas District Youth Committee, and now serve the North Texas District Youth Committee as the Director of Promotions.