Staff

Rev. Kurt and Kristi Michaelson

Rev. Kurt Michaelson is the Senior Pastor at Magnolia Church.  He and his wife Kristi are from New York, but have lived in Texas for several years now.

Pastor Kurt is passionate about supporting missions, small group discipleship, the Great Commission and expository preaching for the edification of the church and evangelizing the world.

Pastor Kurt has a Masters of Divinity degree and has studied Hebrew.  He is a former U.S. Marine and holds a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do.

He and Kristi have two precious sons, Kaleb and Kyle, and are excited about the future of Magnolia Church and are happy to be a part of our church family.

Email Pastor Kurt at:  pastor@magnoliachurch.net

Rev. Kurt and Kristi Michaelson

Rhonda Branham

Rhonda has been the Children’s Pastor at Magnolia since February of 2012. She has been serving in Children’s Ministry for over 15 years.  Before coming to Magnolia, Rhonda served on the mission field in Central America for 4 years loving on little ones in an orphanage.  Her heart for children is evident in all that she does. Rhonda has developed a great staff that assist her and together they have created a place that your child will get to know Jesus in a very exciting way.
 
Rhonda is also a black belt in Karate. We know...that's an unusual skill for a Children's Pastor. We feel good about it.  Rhonda and her husband Charles have three daughters, Madison, Morgan and Avery Olivia and a son, Brooks.
 
Email Rhonda Wilkinson Branham at:  rwilkinson@magnoliachurch.net
 
 
 
Rhonda Branham

Angela Lisenby

Angela has been on staff as Administrative Assistant to the Pastor since April 2013.  She has attended Magnolia for many years and also serves as Praise & Worship Leader.  She has also served in ladies' and children's ministry.

Angela has a background in the banking industry and also worked as a substitute teacher in public school.  She was selected Lay Leader of the Year by the Beaumont Section of the Assemblies of God in 2010 for her dedication and leadership.

Angela and her husband Ronnie have two daughters and sons-in-law, Amy & Tim, and Amanda & Jon and two (very sweetly spoiled) grandchildren.  They all love escaping to Navarre FL every opportunity they get to enjoy the sugar-white beaches.  

Email Angela at:  alisenby@magnoliachurch.net

Angela Lisenby

Robert and Marilynn Adams

Robert and Marilynn Adams are the Interim Student Ministries Leaders at Magnolia Church.  Robert and Marilynn are two of the most vibrant, compassionate and fun people who have a big heart for mentoring and leading our youth.  They love helping youth develop their talents and they spend many hours with our teens preparing them for Fine Arts competitions.  They give much of their personal time offering fellowship opportunities for our youth and assisting in fund-raising events.

Robert is a plant manager and Marilynn works at a local high school library.  Both are educated professionals who are multi-talented and gifted in many areas.  They have a son, Rob, who attends Lamar University and is also very active in the youth group.

The Adams enjoy traveling, swimming and playing with their two fur-babies, Scout and Hoss.

Email Robert & Marilynn at: rmadams61@gmail.com

 

Robert and Marilynn Adams

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