Our Staff

God-Centered and People-Oriented

  • Doug and his family moved to Kaufman in 2011 from Huntsville, TX where he served a local church for almost 10 years.  He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Abilene Christian University, where he met his wife, Lana.  Doug and Lana have four children.  Doug loves preaching and people and is excited to be a part of what God is doing in Kaufman.

  • Chris came to us in February of 2015 from Houston, TX where he had been serving previously.  Chris graduated from Abilene Christian where he met his wife Stephanie.  Chris and Stephanie have a baby girl, Presley. They have a passion for God and students and love ministering to our 6th-12th grade students. 

  • Suzanne has been involved in children's ministry for over 30 years--raising kids, taking care of her grandchildren, teaching classes, and previously directing the preschool programs at Victoria Christian School in Victoria and Sonshine School in Kaufman. Her husband Burton has been by her side throughout the journey, whether it is holding babies, filling water balloons, teaching 2s & 3s, making props for VBS, or being her all-around go-to-guy. Suzanne believes it is vitally important for the seeds of faith to be planted and nurtured in all children from the nursery onward. Helping children fall in love with God is her goal and delight.

  • Merle has been the Secretary for nearly 30 years at Kaufman Church of Christ.

    She is the person that you'll first meet when coming to the office during the week and handles many of the day to day operations in the office.   She has three grown children and two grandchildren.  

  • Barbara has served as the Bookkeeper for almost 25 years. She works with our finance team to manage the finances for the church and also serves in other ways as needed. Barbara has three grown children and 3 grandchildren.