OUR TEAM

 
 
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David beatty, lead pastor

David Beatty is the Lead Pastor at Calvary and enjoys empowering the church to be active in serving Christ.

In addition to his leadership role in the church, he has extensive experience in creating and developing thriving organizations and empowered and connected teams.

David graduated from Calvary Baptist Academy in 1996, received his Bachelor of Arts from Pensacola Christian College in 2001, and his Masters in Business Administration from Liberty University in 2005.

David lives in New Braunfels with his wife, Jaye, and their 2 children, Davey and Emily. 

 
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Ryan turner, executive pastor

Ryan Turner is the Executive Pastor and Worship Leader at Calvary and loves connecting and encouraging people to maximize their potential in service for Christ.

In addition to various leadership roles at previous secular jobs, and years of coaching in baseball, basketball, and football, Ryan has also lead worship in churches for over 10 years which brings a unique balance of business and ministry to our team.

Ryan has also toured the country with various singing groups and strives to bring people into a closer encounter with the Father through music.

Ryan lives in New Braunfels with his wife, Andrea, and their 3 children, Jaxson, Scarlett, and Libby Kate.

 
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Stephen funes, school administrator

Stephen Funes is the Associate Pastor & School Administrator at Calvary and strives to use education as a platform for evangelism and discipleship.

For the past 15 years, he has been extensively involved in various church ministries; and has been privileged to work with people in every age group in positions ranging from bus captain, to Sunday school teacher, to organizer/director of VBS programs and youth rallies all across America. After completing his Master’s degree in Business Management in 2009, Stephen moved to Hainan, China where he taught over 400 university students. It was while in communist China, that his eyes were really opened as to how education could serve as the gateway to building relationships and sharing Christ with others. Due to his educational success, as well as his unique practical experience, he has been honored to serve in many educational and leadership roles.

Stephen and his wife Emily live in the New Braunfels area with their two young children, Judah and Bonnie.

 
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robert lanning, business manager

Robert Lanning is the bi-vocational Associate Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church and is one of the world’s leading thinkers and practitioners within People Analytics.  Robert has served in multiple bi-vocational ministerial roles for over 30 years and has proven success in demonstrating the “art of the possible” within ministry along with analyzing the impact of actions, decisions, and behaviors on ministerial and business outcomes. 

Robert’s wife Becky sings with The Steel Magnolias women’s ensemble and their three children (Timothy, Sarah, and Lauren) all serve in the church in various ministries.  Robert and his family live in the San Antonio, Texas metro area.