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Meet the Leadership


Leon Wallace

Senior Pastor

Leon is from Lovington, NM and has been in the ministry for 38 years. He joined GSF in August of 2016 and has made an incredible impact on not only the local congregation, but is affecting change in Crockett and Houston County with his Standing With Crockett vision.

Ron Forehand

Associate Pastor

Ron comes to us from Belleville, IL and has been a minister of the Gospel since 2000, receiving his minister's licence later at age 19. He studied music at Gateway College of Evangelism. Spending time in South America has given him a unique opportunity to minister to people from many different cultures and languages. Prior to coming to GSF, Ron traveled throughout Illinois and Missouri every week helping various churches with their music programs. He and his wife, Najah, married in 2019 and live in Crockett.

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Pauline Thompson

Church Music Director

Pauline is a pianist from Winnsboro, TX. She grew up in the home of a minister and a singing family. She served in music ministry from childhood to present. She has been married to Don Thompson from Pennington, TX for 56+ years. She was a public school teacher in Jasper, Corsicana, and Groveton, TX for 34 years loved every year.

Charlana Kelly

Minister, Author

Charlana Kelly has been in full-time ministry for 25 years and was ordained in 2000 by Dr. Jim Kaseman of AFCM Int’l. She’s a multiple-time author of books, discipleship, and leadership programs, a TV and radio host, who loves empowering God’s people to fulfill their purpose! Charlana has traveled the world to share the Gospel and strengthen leaders both in the church and out. Even so, home is where her heart is, she and husband, Chuck, have cherished 34 years of serving the Lord together.

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Allyson Barnes

GSF 360 Care Director

Allyson is originally from Queensland Australia but now calls Crockett her home with her husband Jay and two precious boys Tate and Kian. She has a ministry with a horseback riding program and loves showing people the love of Christ through horses. Serving as GSF 360 director she is available to contact for any needs within the church. As the director she will be able to help coordinate things with members such as counseling, check ins on members in hospitals and nursing homes and community outreach programs. She is looking forward to helping and getting to know the congregation more.

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