The Paradox Church

Leadership

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Jim Essian

Lead Pastor

I grew up in Detroit but traveled around with my family as my dad played and managed in professional baseball until I was 16. My own professional baseball career started at 18 and brought me to Fort Worth to play for the Fort Worth Cats where I met Heather, my wife now of 12 years. We have three daughters, Harper Grace, Hollis Jane, and Hadden Faith. After eight years of professional baseball I retired and entered vocational ministry. After two years as a resident church-planting intern with Cityview Church in North Fort Worth, my wife and I started The Paradox in our living room with eight people.

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AJ Hamilton

Executive Pastor

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Josh Morgan

Pastor

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Brent Mowery

Pastor

 
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Seth Burt

Pastor

 
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Matt Shelton

Music & Arts

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Jake Ledet

Biblical Living

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Heather Thompson

Sunday Operations

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Daniel Reynolds

Care & Counseling

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Caleb Hixon

College Ministry

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TJ Markland

Production

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Faith Brown

Pastoral Assistant

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Frank Trivett

Financial Counseling

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Sarah Bowden

City Renewal

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Derek Carson

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Kaynenn Parker

Church Planting Resident

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Eric Darjean

Church Planting Resident

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Katie Buckel

PRDX Kids Intern

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Nathanael Gassett

Story Team Intern

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Bryan Upchurch

Worship Ops Intern