Meet Our Pastors
Our goal is to help every individual fulfill what God has created them to do. We aim to operate as a “Dream Team” of leaders who serve people for God’s glory.
Dr. Conway Edwards
Dr. Conway Edwards is the founding and senior pastor of One Community Church, a church that includes six campuses across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and Boca Raton, Florida, as well as a global campus. With God’s grace, One Community Church has grown from a body of 10 to 10,000 attending weekend services in fifteen years.
Dr. Conway’s passion for leadership development, to fight for marriages, and the conviction to advocate for singles to live the preferred life, without apology, has led him to author 10 books including 20/80 Rule: Making the Shift to a Volunteer Driven Culture, Fantastic Teams, Watch the Flags, Fence Post Leadership, Perfect Love for an Imperfect Marriage, When Love’s in View, and Undercover Woman, co-authored with his wife, Jada Edwards.
In his dedication to leadership effectiveness and development, Dr. Conway hosts a monthly podcast, The Leadership Roundtable, and leads the Climb Coaching Network, an organization committed to providing pastors and church leaders with proven systems and solutions to their unique challenges. All the while, personally advising pastors as they navigate church leadership. Dr. Conway also has the honor of having a seat on the Board of Directors for Right Now Media. You can find out more about his coaching network at https://climbcoachingnetwork.org.
Follow him on Facebook and Instagram (@dr.conwayedwards).
Conway and Jada have two kids, Joah and Chloe.
Executive Pastor of Ministries
Matt is directly responsible for leadership and alignment for the campuses of One Community Church. Additionally, he also leads the Production Team that creates engaging environments where people can connect with each other and grow closer to Christ during worship. He is passionate about leading everyone to becoming fully connected with God and others. He attended Dallas Theological Seminary, where he earned his Master’s in Christian Education. Matt and his wife, Aneesah, have 2 children, Journey and Zoe.
Plano Campus Pastor
Zairreus is responsible for the shepherding, care, and leadership of the One Community Church Plano campus. Additionally, he oversees the Lifeflow, Guest Services, Life Group, and Adult areas of ministry. In these ministries Zairreus and team know that each person who comes to the church in significant to God, so they are passionate about connecting each person to their next steps with Him. Zairreus attended Fuller Theological Seminary, where he earned his Master’s in Christian Leadership. Zairreus and his wife, Chimere, have 3 children, Zaya, Zairreus Jr., and Zamir.
Lewisville Campus Pastor
Patrick is responsible for creating great environments and providing pastoral care for the Lewisville Campus of One Community Church. He is responsible for the spiritual, physical and leadership growth of the campus, and ensuring that they are making an impact for the Kingdom of God in the Lewisville community. Patrick is passionate about prayer, equipping the church, developing people, and seeing them step into the full potential God has for them. He graduated from the University of Arlington with a degree in Finance. Patrick and his wife Naike have four children Zoe, Zion, Ezechiel, and Elijah.
Dallas Campus Pastor
Ron is responsible for creating great environments and providing pastoral care for the Dallas Campus of One Community Church. He is responsible for the spiritual, physical and leadership growth of the campus, and ensuring that they are making an impact for the Kingdom of God in the Dallas community. He is passionate about people being connected to community and not doing life alone. Ron and his wife, Lisa, have two adult children.
Dr. Herman Baxter
Garland Campus Pastor
Herman, “Baxter,” is responsible for creating great environments and providing pastoral care for the Garland Campus of One Community Church. He is responsible for the spiritual, physical and leadership growth of the campus, and ensuring that they are making an impact for the Kingdom of God in the Garland community. He is passionate about God’s Word, preaching and teaching to change lives for Him. Baxter and his wife, Brandy, have two daughters together.
Prosper Campus Pastor
Luke is responsible for creating great environments and providing pastoral care for the Prosper Campus of One Community Church. He is responsible for the spiritual, physical and leadership growth of the campus, and ensuring that they are making an impact for the Kingdom of God in the Prosper community. He is passionate about evangelism and witnessing for Christ. Luke and his wife, Angela, have five children Ethan, Addison, Paislee, Harper and Ford.
Human Resources Director
Liz is directly responsible for our most valuable asset, our people! As our Human Resources director Liz oversees our training & development, recruiting, on-boarding and employee relations. She has over 20 years of HR experience including work with the largest churches and faith-based organizations in the DFW area. Her passion is training and development to help people reach their full, God-given potential. Liz holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Relations & Business, a Master’s of Science in Human Resources and Training and a Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution.
Amee is responsible for the financial reporting and processes of One Community Church. She leads the finance team and her passion is to serve God by supporting ministries and attenders in their mission. She brings over 20 years of large church experience and a heart for creating systems that make things simpler. Amee is married to Chad and they have two children, Trevor and Angela.
Kristen is responsible for all areas of communication for the campuses of One Community Church. Additionally, she develops our church monthly newsletter, The Source, to help connect people with every ministry opportunity that they have in order to grow in their relationship with God. She is passionate about creating environments where God is first and people are walking in the fullness of who He has created them to be. Kristen attended Dallas Baptist University, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree from Dallas Theological Seminary. Kristen and her husband, Barry, have 2 children, Bella and Brendan.
Central Support Director
Crystal is responsible for the administration of One Community Church. She oversees all Central Support Services that keep the rest of the church running. This includes marketing, digital and business departments of the church and is passionate about providing simple solutions to help the church, ministries and individuals thrive. Crystal has Master’s degrees from Georgia Tech engineering school and Dallas Theological Seminary.