Jerry and Donna Williams
Co-founders/Lead Pastors/Lead Elders
Jerry and Donna Williams serve as the lead pastors/lead elders of The FORT. They are co-founders of EPIC Ministries, Inc., the parent ministry of The FORT. With over a combined 60 years of ministry experience working with churches and para-church ministries, they are excited to be working with a family of believers who are committed to going into all the world and preaching the Gospel and making disciples. Knowing that the “church” is the Lord Jesus’ body in the earth, Jerry and Donna and the FORT family are committed to its goal to “be” the church and not just “do” church to help people know the Lord Jesus in a more real and practical way in their everyday lives. .
Leonard and Bonnie Treat
Associate Pastor/Elder and Associate Women's Ministry Director
Leonard was raised a PK (preacher's kid) and has a love for the Body of Christ as long as he can remember and has always had a heart for serving and protecting which lead to his career as a police officer with the Houston Police Department from which he retired. He and his wife, Bonnie, are a part of the leadership team of the FORT by his serving as Associate Pastor and her serving as Associate Women's Ministry Director. They, too, are a valuable part of the elder team.
Randy and Betty Crofton
Randy and his wife, Betty, have been educators in the public school system for many years. They have served the Lord for many years as well in various applications within the Body and made the natural progression to becoming elders since joining the FORT family. Randy, a longtime student of end time prophecy, has authored a novel entitled, "The FORTRESS: Divinely Protected". With a passion for prayer and revival, Randy oversees the corporate prayer movement of the body of the FORT.
Don and Sue Owen
Don and his wife, Sue, have been faithful members of the FORT since its beginning. In 2015, after retiring from the oil industry, he has completed the studies and was ordained into the ministry through EPIC Ministries, Inc., the parent organization of the FORT. He serves alongside Jerry and Donna bringing many years of experience in business as well as ministry. He is one of the most steadfast people one could ever encounter and a valuable member of this leadership team.
Pam and her husband. Al, were pastors for many years. After Al graduated to heaven in 2011, Pam became a part of the FORT where she serves as the Women’s Care Pastor. She is a seasoned saint who loves and serves the body with much wisdom gained in her many years of service in the Body of Christ. She is a tremendous gift to not only this elder team, but the FORT family.