John and Cassie moved from Ohio to Houston with their two kids in 2017. Although they miss the cool weather up North, they love their new Houston family and have a many plans for Oak Lake's future.
Young Adults Pastor
Emmanuel and his wife LaTonia met through Oak Lake Baptist Church and were married in 2019. They both have a zeal for evangelism and are on a mission to equip young adults with spiritual wisdom and Biblical knowledge.
KIM DE LA PENA
Kim has the heart of a schoolteacher but with a much cooler wardrobe. He loves leading the teen ministry and aims to create a generation of youth who are grounded in Jesus.
Alex has been serving in the children's ministry for several years before coming to Oak Lake in 2018. Through Jesus-focused activities and curriculum, he hopes to teach children foundational truths that stick with them through adulthood.
Shane, Janine, and their daughter Yanna joined Oak Lake in 2019.
They have a full heart for ministry and believe worship is a an essential part of every believer’s journey.
LaTonia and Emmanuel met through Oak Lake Baptist Church and were married in 2019. A communicator by trade, LaTonia's passion is building relationships both inside and outside of the church.
Secretary & Office Admin
If you're new to Oak Lake, Vivian is probably on of the first friendly faces you'll meet. She and her husband John have been members of Oak Lake for many years and continue to play a key role serving in the ministry.