Real Life Texas Staff & Leadership

The staff and leadership here at Real Life Texas is comprised of men and women who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have questions for any of our staff, feel free to email them or call our church office to speak with them.

  • Brandon guindon

    Lead Pastor

    Lead Pastor Brandon Guindon has over 19 years experience leading churches to become disciple-making bodies of Christ.


    Brandon holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Science from Linfield College and a Master of Arts Church Leadership and New Testament Theology from Hope International University. He was ordained at Real Life Ministries in Post Falls, ID. He is a published author and a member of the Board of Directors for the Relational Discipleship Network.


    The Guindons (Brandon and Amber, Emma, Olivia, Grady, and Garrett) moved to Houston in 2013 from their home state of Idaho.

  • judy cintron

    RESTORATION director

    Judy Cintron keeps busy here at Real Life with Discipleship and Restoration. Her passion is mobilizing people to serve in their community in the areas of benevolence, recovery, and restoration. Judy also loves chatting with women and discipling them over a good cup of coffee. She is married to Sam and has two grown children, David and Ben. When she is not serving at Real Life she spends her time in her workshop designing and building things out of recycled wood. 

  • BILL HIMMEL

    ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF CONNECTIONS AND REstoration

    Bill earned a Bachelor of Science in Bible from Cairn University and a Master of Theology degree from Dallas Theological Seminary. He has over 30 years of pastoral ministry experience as a senior pastor, and has broad range of para-church ministry experience in intentional disciple-making, church growth and effectiveness, and leadership development with various para-church ministries and mission organizations. At Real Life, Bill’s focus is connecting and restoring people in relationship with God and others.


    Bill and his wife, Sue, hail from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but moved to Texas in 1979, as soon as they possibly could. They have four adult children, all native-born Texans, and ten Texan grand-children. Bill’s hobbies include hunting, fishing, and wood-working.

  • lisa malstrom

    ASSISTANT TO THE LEAD PASTOR

    Lisa Malstrom is Pastor Brandon's assistant, is instrumental in developing small group leader training and curriculum at Real Life Texas, and she helps coordinate Women's Discipleship.  Lisa is married to Jon and they have two grown children.

  • TOMMY ROBERSON

    ASSOCIATE PASTOR

    Pastor Tommy Roberson is the Associate Pastor here at Real Life Texas. 

    Tommy has more than ten years experience including roles as Student Pastor and Operations Pastor.  For the past five years he has pursued a ministry focused on Relational Discipleship. During that time, God has placed in his heart a love for discipling others the way that Jesus models it for us in scripture. He has a Bachelor’s degree from East Texas Baptist University with concentrations in Religion and Biology. He has a wife, Julie, and two daughters, Kelsi and Kenzi.

  • AARON WILLIAMS

    STUDENT pastor

    Pastor Aaron Williams leads the LiferStudents Ministry at Real Life Ministries Texas. Aaron and his wife Sena have been married for five years, and together they have a young son, named Zion. Aaron is passionate about helping students understand and experience the gospel of Jesus Christ, and equipping parents to disciple their kids well. Aaron grew up in Huntington Beach, California, and he loves his family, football, chocolate milk and (his mom’s) homemade mac and cheese. 

  • Deborah Anderson

    children's DIRECTOR

    Deborah is the Director of Kids Ministry for kids age birth to 5th grade. She enjoys spending time getting to know the kids and walking alongside parents as they learn to disciple their kids well.  Deborah also works as a fitness instructor and she has two grown children.

  • CHRIS BASS

    ASSOCIATE children's pastor

    Chris recently relocated from Alabama to join our Kids Ministry team as

    Associate Pastor.  Chris brings energy and enthusiasm to his role along with several years of Kids and Student Ministry experience.