Pastor and Staff

  • Van came to Lake Ridge in 2003 and has served in student ministry, young adult and family ministries, and as Associate Pastor. Van served in student ministry for 22 years and then the Lord transitioned him to be used in a different capacity for our church family. Van attended Howard Payne University and received his degree in Theology and then went on to receive his Master's degree at Southwestern Theological Seminary. Van and his wife Leslie have three daughters: Holli, Halee, and Hattie.

  • Jeremy Wilkerson

    Worship Director

    Jeremy joined the LRBC staff in January 2020 as Worship Director. He has served in worship ministry for more than 20 years throughout the Southeast. He attended New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and received his Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry with a minor in Old Testament. Jeremy and his wife Kristin have two daughters - Molly Kate and Libby Mae. Jeremy is originally from East Texas. When not playing or writing music, he lives on Starbucks lattes, feeds on chips and salsa, and loves watching Texas Rangers baseball.

  • Kyle Wisdom

    YOUTH Director

    Kyle has grown up at Lake Ridge Bible Church. He joined leadership as a youth intern in 2012, became the Junior High Director in 2015, and took on the role of Youth Director in June of 2017. He is a graduate of Criswell College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Studies and is currently pursuing a Masters of Theology in Media Arts at Dallas Theological Seminary. Kyle loves inspiring students with the truth of Scripture, cultivating a community of faith, and seeing lives transformed with love for Jesus and others. He is devoted to his wife Emily and enjoys camping, film-making, and looking for adventure.

  • Jonathan Shotts

    young adult Director

    Jonathan is the director for our Young Adult Ministry. Since 2011, he has served in various capacities of worship and youth ministry. Jonathan grew up at Lake Ridge, attending since the first grade! He put his faith in Jesus at a young age and has been following Him ever since. Jonathan earned a BA in Biblical Studies from Criswell College and a ThM in Old Testament from Dallas Theological Seminary. He is passionate about the Scriptures, discipleship, God’s creation, good stories, and spending his days with his beautiful wife Lauren and their daughter Eliza.

  • Stephanie Billimek

    KIDS Ministry Director / Lake Ridge Academy

    Stephanie Billimek has attended Lake Ridge for 17 years with her husband John and their son Andy. She has served as the Kids Ministry Director at LRBC for 7 years and has directed our weekday Preschool and Kindergarten, Lake Ridge Academy, for 15 years. Stephanie is the director of our VBS program, and she serves with her family in our AWANA program. Stephanie grew up in Dallas and then received her degree from Texas A&M University. She enjoys serving with her family at Lake Ridge in all areas of Kids Ministry and counts it a huge blessing to be a part of such a ministry-minded church family.

Administrative Staff


  • Ashley Todd

    Office Manager

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  • Nancy Allen

    Business Manager

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  • Alyssa Campbell

    Nursery Director

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