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Meet Our Team


Senior Pastor

Chris Maddox

Chris Maddox is married to April Maddox and has six children. He is a long time Ellis County resident, a businessman, and a competitive team roper. He has been serving the Cowboy Church for over 20 years as a Team Leader, Administrator, Executive Pastor and now as our Senior Pastor.


Connections Pastor

Ray Boyd

Ray and his wife, Candy have 5 grown children and a baker's dozen grandchildren. He received his MS in Counseling from Texas A&M- Commerce. Ray has been a member of Cowboy Church since 2008 and joined the staff as the Connections Pastor in 2014.


Ministries Pastor

Boone Reitz

Boone is married to Rebecca Reitz and is the father of three adult children. He has been at Cowboy Church since 2001 serving in a variety of ministry roles. He has a heart for evangelism and outreach.


Ministry Coordinator

Melissa Alejos

Melissa is married to Fred Alejos and has two young children. She is a former legal secretary who has been serving Cowboy Church with her administrative skills since 2016.


Families Pastor

Matt Sosebee

Matt is married to Dana Sosebee and has five children. Matt has a passion for seeing kids and families grow in their faith. He has been a teacher and student pastor for the past 25 years. Matt has been serving at the Cowboy Church since 2015.


Operations Pastor

Lloyd White

Lloyd and his wife Haley are residents of Waxahachie.  He graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Animal Science in 2011.  Before being called into full time ministry, Lloyd was employed by Nutrien Ag Solutions and served faithfully as a Lay Pastor at Cowboy Church before joining the staff in 2022.


Operations Coordinator

Kathy Tiller

Kathy is married to Bart Tiller and has four adult daughters & seven grandchildren. She has been serving the Cowboy Church on the Counting Team Ministry since 2016.


Youth Minister

Dalton Creech

Dalton is originally from Carthage, Texas and is currently majoring in Agribusiness at Tarleton State University.  Dalton’s passion for the spiritual condition of youth is evident by his serving in the AFCC Cowboy Camps since he was 16.  “I’m two things: a Christian and a cowboy; you don’t get one without the other.”


Music Minister

Curtis McConnell

Curtis is married to Melissa and has two boys and seven grandchildren. He has been a member of Cowboy Church since 2003, and has been involved in the Music Ministry for 20 years. He loves serving

the Lord with music. 


Children Minister

Rebecca Crandall

Rebecca is a mother of two and a full time elementary school teacher. She has a passion for helping children learn about Jesus in fun and exciting ways. 


Media Coordinator

Kaitlyn Shaw

Kaitlyn graduated from Tarleton State University with a degree in Agricultural Communications. She has a passion for marketing & serving the youth of Ellis County. She has been a member of the Cowboy Church since 2000.


Media Assistant

Tanya Adkins

Tanya, a former Marine, is the proud mother of two grown men and has five grandchildren. She has served at

Cowboy Church of Ellis County

since 2016 with the Youth, Coaches,

Volunteers, and now with our Media Team. 


Facilities Staff

Robert Miller

Robert is married to  Shannon Miller and has two daughters and two granddaughters. He has been a member of the Cowboy Church since 2006. He enjoys volunteering his time at the church Team Ropings and spending time outdoors. 


Maintenance Coordinator

Billy Robinson

Billy is married to Mary Robinson and has four adult children, thirteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He is retired from Oncor and oversees everything that has to do with Cowboy Church facilities.


Facilities Staff

Jackie Clements

Jackie is a mother of three, with three grandchildren. She has been attending the Cowboy Church of Ellis County for 18 years. She enjoys shopping, fishing & volunteering within the community.


2023 Elders.JPG

Pictured Left to Right: Dennis Brearley, James Prater and Stan Winters


Lay Pastors

Pictured Left to Right: Marc Snodgress, Joe Jenkins, Robert Little, Kevin Seymour, Bill Gourley, Wade Jones, Dennis Mitchell, and Ted Ulmer


Pictured Left to Right: Jeremy Stiles, Rick Stokes, Charlie Swanner, Alvin Sims, David Fuller, Charlie Sanders, George Craig, Larry Hunt, and Jonathan Middleton

Women's Care Team


Pictured Left to Right: Cheryl Snodgress, Marti Martin, Deborah Bowen and Debbie Garvin

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