Ryan Fontenot | Lead Pastor | Elder
Ryan grew up in the Small East Texas town of Waskom. At the age of 18 he was saved by Jesus and also responded to God's calling into ministry at the same time. For more than eight years he served as a Student Pastor before spending another eight years in full-time itinerant preaching ministry with R.A.G.E. Ministries. God called Ryan to be Lead Pastor of The Mount in September of 2010. Ryan is married to his high-school sweetheart Heather and they have two daughters, Elyn and Inly.
Kai Pinkerton | Community Pastor | Elder
Why I am at The Mount: We first came to The Mount through an invite from a friend. We found the people to be so welcoming and the gospel being preached faithfully each week. I love how our people are authentic and love Jesus. This is a community of believers I longed for my family to be a part of. After serving at The Mount for a couple years as a volunteer, God called me into full-time vocational ministry here.
What I love about our city? There are so many families have moved into our area, and so many parks and schools bustling with families, it’s hard not to love our city. This area continues to grow and I am so excited about the opportunity and responsibility to make God known here! My hope is that every Man, Woman and Child in the Keller area will have multiple opportunities to hear and respond the the gospel of Jesus Christ!
JASON WALLER | WORSHIP ARTS MINISTER
Why I am at The Mount: I love that we strive to bring the gospel to bear on every aspect of life and ministry. I believe that the best is yet to come at our church and I cannot believe that I get a front seat view to all that God is doing!
What I love about our city: There is so much good food to eat around here. It's ridiculous! I love that I can drive 10 minutes in any direction and find something new to explore. Also the parks are amazing. I'm anxious to see how our church can continually love and serve our city in the years to come.
ROB Watson | sTUDENT mINISTER
Rob grew up in Midland, Texas. Jesus saved Rob when he was a student at Texas Tech and Rob accepted God's calling to ministry exactly one year later. Rob has served as a student minister for over 15 years. Rob married his college sweetheart Donna and they have 2 teenage children Tori and Brock.
KRISTYN LAUGHTER | INTERIM CHILDREN'S DIRECTOR
Why I am at The Mount: I love that every Sunday I feel like I have had an encounter with the Holy Spirit between the worship and the teaching. I always leave feeling closer to God and encouraged to live for Christ more and more. I also love that my kids continually hear the Gospel and learn on their own level what it means to follow Jesus.
What I love about our city: I love that our city offers lots of variety when it comes to things to do. We love to do things outdoors and there are so many options between going to a park, hiking, or biking. I also love that there are other family friendly things to do without having to drive forever to get somewhere. There is just so much to do here and it allows us to create sweet memories with our family.
ALI HUSS | INTERIM CHILDREN'S DIRECTOR
What I love about The Mount: Gospel-centered churches were so rare where we came from in the Midwest.
My husband and I love The Mount because it's all about Jesus! End of story.
What I love about our city:
KAREN OTTO | PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR
What I love about The Mount: I love that our church is a community of Christ followers that are mission-minded and community-oriented.
What I love about our city: Our city is great because it offers all of the conveniences of a city yet still has an small town feel to it.
AMANDA WEAVER | GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Why I am at The Mount: We were drawn to the heart of the Mount. The Mount had just launched a year prior to us joining and we loved that it wasn't about a show or a performance it was about Jesus. We found the people genuine and kind and we decided this was the place for us.
What I love about our city: I love the community the city seeks to build with it's events we enjoy each season. I love that there's so many beautiful parks to enjoy, and I love calling this place home.
KIM WREAY | MINISTRY ASSISTANT
Why I am at The Mount: I love that God has placed leaders over The Mount that follow Christ, trust Him, and love Him. I love how God is actively using them to lead my family.
What I love about our city: I love that our city has everything we need and yet there is still open land and pastures!
Pat ZEMAN | MINISTRY ASSISTANT
What I love about The Mount: From the very first Sunday we visited God impressed in our spirit this is where He wanted us. I can't even begin to name the ways He confirms that, almost daily!
What I love about our city: I love that our city is a mix of the old and the new. You don't get that in too many suburbs of such large cities.