Ben was born in Houston. He studied Biblical Languages and Theology at Houston Baptist University and received a Master of Arts in Theology from B.H. Carroll Theological Institute. He married Shelly in 2008 and they have two children: Luke, and Naomi. Ben has served at churches in the Houston area, East Texas, Central Texas. He has served God's Kingdom overseas ministering to the unreached people groups in parts of Asia and Africa. Ben began his journey in ministry here at Bayshore as the youth minister, and has now returned to serve as the Senior Pastor.
Vicki was born in DeRidder, LA. She attended McNeese State University and Southwestern Seminary. Married to Jason in 1987, they have two adult children, Lauren and Taylor. Vicki has served at churches in Lake Charles, LA, Houston, TX and the past 15 years at Bayshore. Vicki has a heart for children of all ages and likes to kayak and fish in her free time.
Carson was born in Aransas Pass Tx and moved to La Porte in 1999. He is a La Porte High School graduate and received his Bachelors degree in History from the University of Houston Clear Lake. Carson has served as a youth pastor in Pasadena and has been on staff at different churches serving youth in La Porte, League City, and Clear Lake. He is currently working towards his Masters of Christian Leadership degree from Dallas Theological Seminary and has a passion to see students put their faith in Christ and impact their culture for God’s glory. Carson enjoys Houston sports, pop culture, playing drums, and beating anyone at ping pong!
Trevor was born in Chesapeake, VA but got to Texas as quickly as he could! Growing up all over the east-Houston area, Trevor has been involved in music since he was 10 yrs old. He moved to East Texas in 2014 to lead worship and while there he met his wife, Abigail, and they married in September 2015. In 2016, the couple made their way back to La Porte to serve at Bayshore. Over the past 2 years, Trevor has enjoyed area fishing, reconnecting with old friends and starting a successful and growing lawn & landscape service.
Lorrie joined Bayshore in 1989 and has served on staff since 2001. She married Bryan in 1980, and they have three children and eight grandchildren. Lorrie’s hobbies include playing with her grandkids and reading.
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Mrs. Jamie Cook is a state-licensed Director with her Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education and Leadership from UHCL. She is working on her Masters in Education in Teaching and Autism at American Public University. Jamie has worked with preschoolers for many years teaching all ages from babies - PreK. She also has numerous awards and professional development experience in Early Childhood Education. Jamie and her husband, Nicholas, live in La Porte with their two sons and nephew. Their daughter and grandson live in Waco.