Though one may be overpowered by another, two can withstand him. And a threefold cord is not quickly broken. Ecclesiastes 4:12



Lonnie Lehrman

Lonnie Lehrman has served at Granbury Baptist Church for over 20 years. Lonnie is very passionate about souls and spreading the gospel.  Granbury Baptist Church has birthed six sister churches in the last 12 years under e3 Ministries.  He also serves on the boards for Manna World Wide and Baptist Bible College. He and his wife, Heather have three beautiful children, two amazing daughters-in-law, and two grandchildren. Family time equals fun in the Lehrman household.




Lonnie Short

Lonnie and Disty joined the GBC staff in 2013.  Lonnie has been in ministry since 1987.  He is passionate about discipleship and diving into God's Word.  You will find him many weekends going to garage sales and estate sales for the purpose of meeting new people and inviting them to church.  Lonnie and Disty were married in 1985 and have been blessed with four incredible kids, two beautiful daughters-in-law, and three amazing grandkids.




Shawn Lutgen

Shawn came to Granbury Baptist in 2009.
Shawn and his wife Chrissy were married in 1993. They have twin boys, Parker and Preston, who attend Tarleton State University. Shawn is a 1993 graduate of Baptist Bible College in Springfield, MO, and a 1997 graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary. His favorite things are being with his family, being in, on, and around water, playing drums, watching sports, skateboarding, and his Great Danes, Rose and Olive.



Disty Short

Disty and Lonnie came to GBC in 2013.  Disty has worked with children, youth, and ladies' ministries for over 40 years but her passion is the kids.  Her favorite times of the year are the weeks of VBS and the Christmas Carnival.  Lonnie and Disty have been blessed with four amazing kids, two wonderful daughters-in-law, and three beautiful grandchildren so far with hopes of many more to come!




Wade Gates

Wade came to Granbury Baptist in 2017. He has a lovely wife named Kristie, and together they have three children. Addison, Cecilia, and Clementine. They are also blessed with five grandchildren!! Wade is a business owner from Ohio. He loves to find a good deal, and he has never met a stranger! Known to the Youth as the Candy Man.



Steve Dillard

For 49 years, Steve has served in churches as a Bible teacher and business manager. In 2015, The Lord led Steve and his wife, Sandy, to move to Granbury and accept the position of Financial Pastor. In addition to those duties, he also teaches a Bible class every Sunday morning and leads our Classic Service on Sunday evenings. Sandy heads the Information Center at GBC, and volunteers at the church three days per week. Steve and Sandy have two married daughters and seven grandchildren.  Steve wishes to give all the credit for anything that's ever been accomplished to The Lord Jesus Christ. The Lord is everything to the Dillard family, for Steve readily admits he could do nothing without Him.



Tyler Welch

Tyler joined the Granbury Baptist Team in 2022. Tyler is from Granbury where he has lived most of his life. He is married to Kelci and has a son named Lincoln. Tyler also teaches middle school Bible at Cornerstone Christian Academy and is highly involved with the basketball teams at Granbury High School. Tyler enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing basketball, and watching movies.


Clementine Gates

Clementine Gates is the Youth Minister here at Granbury Baptist Church since 2021. She is a 2022 graduate of Baptist Bible College in Springfield, MO. She contains a burning passion to impact the next generation with the gospel. Some of her favorite things to do is spend time with her family, friends, and compete in any competition. The only time you will see her not smiling is when she is losing in a game.



Jordan Short

Jordan joined the Granbury Baptist Team in 2023. Jordan grew up in Michigan and moved to Granbury a few years ago. Jordan played college basketball at Medonna University. He has a heart for sharing his faith through sports. Some of his favorite things are anything sports, dope shoes, and hanging with his friends and family. Don't mess with him on the dance floor because he will bust some moves.



Sandy Dillard

Sandy and Steve came to GBC in 2015.


Their two daughters and sons-in-law blessed them with 7 grandchildren. She worked at Overland Park Baptist Church in Kansas as a secretary before coming to Texas.  She enjoys doing things with her family, like taking them to Disney World.  Most of all, she loves serving the Lord, greeting people at the Information Center and serving at GBC in any way that she is needed.


Norma Lutgen

Norma came to Granbury Baptist in May 2010. She was married to Jerry Lutgen for 49 years before becoming a widow in 2016. Her one son and daughter-in-love, Shawn and Chrissy, and her twin grandsons, Parker and Preston, are her pride and joy. Norma retired from the funeral industry in 1999 and started working for Trinity Baptist in Abilene, Tx in 2000 until 2006. She started working at Granbury Baptist in July 2010 until present as the Financial Administrator. She counts it a blessing to be able to serve the Lord in this capacity.



Beverly Lance

Since 2019, Beverly has been facilitating both the staff and the church family of Granbury Baptist Church by answering phone calls, organizing church events, and assisting in many other ways. She enjoys working in the Children's Ministry as a preschool teacher and especially likes encouraging single ladies as part of the church's Life Group Ministry. Outside the church, Beverly loves yardwork, creating garden spaces, and putting together puzzles while listening to sporting events or music. Spending time with her two young grandchildren gives her great enjoyment, as does spending time with family and friends.


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