Our Staff


Daniel McCabe

Senior Pastor 


Daniel attended LeTourneau University in his hometown of Longview, Texas, where he completed a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering. He also attended Dallas Theological Seminary, receiving a Master’s of Christian Education and a Master’s of Theology, and Denver Conservative Baptist Seminary, receiving a Doctorate in Pastoral Ministry. He is married to Stacy and they have three boys—Zach, Jake and Luke. Daniel joined our staff in 2014.


Chris Whaley

Pastor of College & Young Adults


Chris attended the College of Biblical Studies in Houston and currently attends Dallas Theological Seminary, working on his MA in Christian Education. He is married to Jamie and they have three children—Damon, Shianne and Hannah. Chris joined our staff in 2014.

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John Magnus

Youth Pastor


John attended Maranatha Baptist University in Watertown, Wisconsin, where he received a Bachelor’s in Church Ministry. He also attended Dallas Theological Seminary where he received a Master’s of Theology with an emphasis in Pastoral Ministry. He is married to Melody and they have three children—Caleb, Joel, and Evelyn. John joined our staff in 2017.


Miguel Gomez

Pastor of Spanish Ministries


Miguel started and leads our Spanish-language congregation. He completed a degree in Bible and Theology from Palabra de Vida in Argentina. He hopes to return one day to his native country of Peru to begin a church planting ministry in the capital city of Lima. He is married to Becky and they have three children—Abigail, Nicholas, and Ellen. Miguel joined our staff in 2016.


Landon Haston

Worship Leader


Landon leads our worship & technical teams, serves as bookkeeper and also volunteers in Awana. He received his Bachelor’s in Agricultural Services and Development from Tarleton State University. Landon is married to Ashton and joined our staff in 2013.


Morgan Bishop

Missions & College Assistant


Morgan received her Bachelor’s in Music from Tarleton State University and is pursuing a Global Leadership degree from Dallas Baptist University. Morgan has lived and studied abroad in China and has also traveled to Thailand, Nepal and Peru. She serves part-time at Elk Ridge and hopes to serve the Lord on a foreign mission field one day. Morgan joined our staff in 2017.