Scott Athey

Scott has been pastor at Bear Creek since 2014. He grew up in Brandon Florida, and graduated from Southwestern Seminary. He’s married to Melanie, they have three children- Mandy, Cody and Kendall. Scott has a passion for reaching people from all walks of life. He is a visionary leader, a shepherd at heart and loves to preach and share the message of Jesus Christ.

Chad Bixler
Student Pastor
Chad recently graduated from Southwestern Theological Seminary with a Masters of Arts in Christian Education. He has been at Bear Creek for 5 years. Chad also serves as the Missions Pastor for Bear Creek and has led missions to Guatelema, Mexico, Illinois and Kentucky.
Chad is married to Lisa Bixler and they have two sons, Sean 23 and Cobey 19.
Lisa Bixler
Children’s Minister
Lisa has served in children’s ministry for over ten years. She has a heart for missions, both local and abroad, and her passion is teaching children about Jesus and how they fit into God’s plan. Lisa is married to Chad Bixler and they have two sons, Sean 23 and Cobey 19.
Mike Mitchell
Worship Pastor
Mike is a graduate of Southwestern Seminary and has served over 25 years in Youth, Children’s and Worship Ministries.  His passion is for every person to draw nearer to Jesus on their journey of faith, whether that is experiencing God’s love for the first time or growing in a deeper level of discipleship.  Mike and his wife, Jennifer live in Granbury with their two sons, Henry, 19 and Sam, 15.  They love music, sports, movies and their dogs, Quincy and Paige.