Meet Our Leadership

Say hello to the leadership at Hope Church.

Program Staff

Matt Sturdevant

Lead Pastor

Matt Sturdevant joined Hope Church in Fort Worth, Texas, in 2002 and has been on staff since 2006.  Matt serves as the Lead Pastor at Hope.  He has a Bachelor's degree in business, a Masters of Divinity, and is currently pursuing a doctorate degree.  Matt is married to Jessica and has two children. In his spare time, Matt loves photography and action movies.  

Jerry Roberts

Associate Pastor - Administration

Jerry Roberts joined the Hope Church leadership team in 1998. Jerry is married to Madeline and has three adult kids, six grandkids, and a great-grand daughter. 

Brian Cropp

Associate Pastor - Worship Arts & Communication

Brian Cropp joined the Hope Church leadership team in 2006. Brian is married to Glenda and has four kids. He likes writing stories and cooking in the kitchen. 

Rhonda Gayle

Director - Kids' and Women's Ministries

Rhonda Gayle joined the Hope Church leadership team in 2006. Rhonda is married to Kyle, has five adult kids, and a growing number of grandkids. Rhonda likes musicals, long walks, and being with family and friends. 

Jeremy Good

Associate Pastor - Connections and Facilities

Jeremy Good joined Hope Church in 2008 and joined the Leadership Team in 2021. He is married to Wendy and has a son. Jeremy enjoys being outdoors and staying active. 

Office & Support Staff

David Ludwig

Minister of Administration

David Ludwig joined the Hope Church leadership team in 2001. David is married to Martheine and has four kids. David likes spending time with his family. 

Teresa Myers


Teresa Myers joined the Hope Church leadership team in 2014. She has been married to Rick for over 30 years and they have four adult children, two daughters-in-law, a son-in-law, and five grandkids. Teresa enjoys hiking, reading, hanging out with friends and family, and playing with her grandkids. 

Amy Hartwell

Administrative Assistant

Amy Hartwell joined the Hope Church leadership team in 2014. Amy likes spending time writing, reading, and spending time with friends. 

Manuel Arreola


Manuel Arreola joined the Hope Church team in 2020.  He joined Hope Church's membership in 2018 and enjoys spending time watching movies.

Delyn Simmons

Kids' Ministry Assistant

Delyn Simmons joined the Hope Church leadership team in 2017. She is married to Jerry, and they have two adult sons, a daughter-in-law, and one granddaughter. Delyn enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and playing games. 

Volunteer Staff

Rick Myers

Groups Director

Rick Myers started attending Hope Church in 1987 and joined the staff leadership in 2021. He is married to Teresa, and they have four kids. Rick enjoys sports and activities and playing with his five grandkids. 

Stephen Hayworth

Groups - Administration Assistant

Stephen Hayworth joined the Hope volunteer staff in the summer of 2021. He works full-time at a national entertainment business headquartered in the area, and in his spare time enjoys basketball and science fiction.