Pastor Bailes has been at Living Savior since its founding in 2007. He was born and raised on the north side of Houston. After high school graduation, he attended Concordia Lutheran College-Austin, TX, where he earned a B.A. in Mexican-American Studies in 1990 and a B.A. in Behavioral Sciences in 1991. In the year 1996 he graduated from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN with a Master of Divinity.
His first call out of seminary was as a missionary/church planter in Guatemala. From Guatemala he served as a missionary pastor for Hispanics in the LCMS Mid-South District with a home-base in Memphis, TN. Upon returning to Texas he taught high school Spanish and worked as a social worker in an international adoption agency before being called as the full-time pastor of Living Savior.
Pastor Bailes enjoys working with people of all ages. In his spare time he likes to make and repair things, especially home-improvement projects around the house. He is married to Cheryl and has four adult children.
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Lindsay Oneto was born and raised in Spring, TX until moving to Montgomery in 2010. She now resides in Conroe, TX with her husband JC and their 3 children. She is currently working on her Bachelor of Accounting degree. The family spends their free time attending their children’s extra-curricular activities, fishing, camping and enjoying movie nights at home.
Cheryl Bailes graduated from Concordia Lutheran College, Austin, TX in 1993 with a degree in Education with specializations in math, P.E. and Religion. She then received her master’s degree from Concordia University, Seward, NE in 2001, in Family Life Ministry. She spent 13 years in outdoors ministries as Camp Director of camps in Texas and Alabama. Since then as a Director of Christian Education in Loveland, CO; The Woodlands, TX; Klein, TX and now in Montgomery, TX at Living Savior. She is married to David and enjoys spending time with him working around the house doing home improvement, baking, and is a BIG Dallas Cowboys Fan!!
Joshua studied music from an early age, beginning with piano at just five. Through his school years he picked up learning the trombone and played in the school bands for seven years, earning multiple awards and marching in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City his senior year in 2012. After high school he developed an unabating desire for musical creativity and began composing in addition to his prior studies. In 2015 he began taking up the organ as his next instrument and soon found a new passion in it. Over the next few years of disciplined practice he successfully tested and received the Service Playing and Colleague Certifications from the prestigious American Guild of Organists. When not engaged in musical studies Joshua ardently studies apologetics, philosophy, and logic in order to defend the truths of Christianity in hopes that one day he, too, can pass on his knowledge to equip the saints.
Marshall Hodge is the hard-working glue that keeps our properties green, safe and in good working order.
Eric Yeager and wife Susan have been members of Living Savior since its inception in 2007. Eric was born in Brownfield , Texas and, in addition to living most of his life in Houston, spent many of his early years in California (LA) and Canada (Calgary). With degrees in Math and Computer Science, Eric retired from ExxonMobil in 2011 after more than 31 years as a Systems Analyst.
Eric and Susan have three adult children and five grandchildren. Hobbies include eating, reading, computing, music and (well) babysitting.