Brent Burckart has been the pastor of Cornerstone Community Bible Church since its inception in the spring of 2001. He is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary and has ministered in the Houston area for the past several years. He is deeply committed to helping people understand and practice the life-changing truths of God’s Word. Brent and his wife, Elvie, are the proud parents of two children, Caryssa and Bryce.
Jeremy is committed to seeing the church be a place where the arts are performed with excellence and ultimately utilized in glorifying our Lord. Having completed Jazz Piano degrees from the U. of S. Carolina (BM) and U. of S. Florida (MM), Jeremy has actively worked in the music industry both in and out of churches for some time. Jeremy most enjoys leading God’s people in worship through music on a weekly basis. Jeremy and his wife, Ana, are parents to Elle, Ethan, Lincoln and Karis.
Samuel and his wife Lidia started their ministry preparation at Word of Life Bible Institute in Argentina and later at the Rio Grande Bible College in Texas, from where the Lord called them to serve at Cornerstone. Samuel is passionate about making disciples and teaching God’s Word in a clear and relevant way. He and his wife love music and reaching people for Christ among the Hispanic community. They have two daughters, Genesis and Eden.
Originally from Angola, Leo Almeida attended Seven Lakes High School in Katy and later graduated from Oklahoma State University. During his time at OSU, Leo served in leadership with a campus ministry called Young Life where he felt the call of God on his life for full-time ministry. Leo is a gifted teacher with a heart for helping students grow in their understanding and obedience of God’s Word.
Children's Ministries Director
Sarah McGlory has been involved in the Cornerstone Children’s Ministry for over a decade, and she considers it a great privilege to partner with parents in her role as Children’s Ministry Director. Sarah has a deep passion for children, seeking to pour into them the transforming knowledge of Christ and the fathomless love of the Father. Sarah and her husband Kwame, have the great blessing of raising three children, Abigail, Stella, and Miles.
Ministry Team Leaders
- Building Maintenance – Jim Skarzynski
- Care Ministry – Ana Good
- Children’s Ministry – Sarah McGlory
- Child Care Ministry – Ronna Duncan
- College Ministry – Trevor & Heather Lane
- ESL Ministry – Samuel Placencio
- Grounds Crew – Lefty Arlinghaus
- Hispanic Ministry – Samuel Placencio
- Home Teams/ABF – Jeff Pawley
- Hospitality/Special Events – Bob Vamvas
- Men’s Ministry – Brent Burckart
- Obadiah Project – Nora Medina
- Secretarial Team – Denese Shrum
- Student Ministry – Leo Almeida
- Ushers Team – Sean Grace
- Women’s Ministry – Eileen Mulcahy
- Worship Team – Jeremy Good