Tyler Jones

Lead Pastor

Tyler joined Gospel Life Church in May of 2017 to fill the role of Lead Pastor. He began in full-time ministry in 2004 with previous experience serving as an adults, small groups, youth, and campus pastor.  Tyler received his Masters of Divinity in Theology from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2012.

Jesse valdez

Executive Pastor

Jesse has been with Gospel Life Church since its days as a church plant. Graduating from Texas A&M in 2005, he transitioned from a non-profit organization to a full-time employee of Gospel Life Church in 2013. He has served in his current role of Executive Pastor since December of 2017.

Matt Oakes

Spiritual Formation Pastor

Matt and his family joined Gospel Life in 2021 and love the community God has called them too. Matt serves Gospel Life by leading our Gospel Communities, equipping ministries, and our new member and assimilation processes. 

Jonathon bradford


Jonathon graduated from Southern Arkansas University in 2007. He has been a part of Gospel Life Church since its inception as a home Bible study. Jonathon has served as a Lay Pastor since 2013 while working full-time at T Bar M Camps as the I.T. Director. 

JoshUA Niles


 Joshua grew up in Bulverde and started attending Gospel Life Church in 2010. He heard the gospel, responded in faith and was baptized in the Guadalupe River in March of 2011. Joshua graduated from the University of Houston-Downtown. He currently serves as a Lay Pastor and works full-time as a Capital Project Manager for the City of New Braunfels. He met and married Amy Niles at the City of New Braunfels and has two sons (Zach and Wyatt) and two daughters (Lydia and Julia).

mona chandler

Children's Ministry Director

Mona has been a member of Gospel Life Church many years and has served in our Children's Ministry for just as long. Mona joined the staff of Gospel Life Church in February 2021 as our Children's Ministry Director. She brings a wealth of experience, knowledge, and passion to serving the children and families of Gospel Life Church.

Matt drake

Worship Director

Matt and his family became members of Gospel Life Church in 2018. While faithfully serving as a member of our Worship Team, Matt answered the call to fill the vacated role of Worship Director in 2019. Matt brings a wealth of experience and love for the Lord to his role in leading congregational worship.

Victoria Zinkgraf

Ministry to Women Director

Victoria has been attending Gospel Life Church from very early on in the church's beginning. During her time here, she has served in multiple ministries, as well as a veteran member of our Ministry to Women. In 2019, she stepped into the role of Ministry to Women Director, where she exercises her love of learning and teaching God's Word.

Natalie Drake

Guest Services Director

Natalie became a member of Gospel Life Church in 2018. Not long after beginning to attend, she began serving on our Guest Services Team. Her outgoing personality and desire to make people feel welcomed were a perfect fit. In 2019, she took the helm as the Guest Services Director, where she and her team have faithfully served our congregation.

Clint Butler

A/V Director

Clint and his family have been a part of the Gospel Life Church family for several years, becoming members in 2018. Clint began faithfully serving on our A/V Team soon after he began attending. In 2019, Clint stepped into the role of A/V Director, where he and his team work behind the scenes, diligently caring for our audio and video needs.

Kevin Hebenstreit

Security Director

Kevin and his wife, Cindy, became members of Gospel Life Church in 2018. Since he began attending, Kevin has helped out where ever help was needed. In 2020, when the role of Security Director became available, Kevin was the obvious choice. In this role, Kevin puts on display his love and care for the congregation of Gospel Life Church.