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.

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  • TOMMY ROBERSON

    EXECUTIVE PASTOR

    Pastor Tommy Roberson is the Executive 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • Josh Hobson

    Kids Pastor


  • lisa malstrom

    DISCIPLESHIP COORDINATOR

    Lisa Malstrom helps Pastor Brandon with writing projects as well as  providing Graphic Design and Communication management for Real Life Texas. Lisa has two grown children.

  • LORI ARNOLD

    WORSHIP DIRECTOR


  • ALEX JONES

    Small groups pastor



  • Brandon Collins

    Small groups pastor


  • SHELLY ULLRICH

    WOMEN'S DISCIPLESHIP DIRECTOR

    Shelly Ullrich is a passionate follower of Jesus who shepherds women in various relational environments. She believes that Lifer Women really are better together, growing in Biblical truth as daughters of the King. Her heart’s desire is to magnify Jesus alone and love people like He does. Shelly and her husband Kevin have two sons, a daughter, and a daughter-in-law in their family. If you want a sweet treat, get Shelly to bake cookies for you. 

  • GREG GRANGER

    Pastoral Administrator


  • JENNIFER KAHLA

    Finance Manager


  • BAILEE GILMER



  • RACHEL BARRIOS