We are a non-denominational Bible church located in Hico, Texas. We are steadily growing, but we maintain our small-town feel. Our facility is across from City Hall in the heart of downtown, surrounded by local shops and dining. We love our town, our people, and the God who created us all.

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Chris & Andrea Irvin

Chris serves as Pastor of GBF. He has a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington (1993), a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (1998), and was ordained to the gospel ministry at Lamar Baptist Church in Arlington, TX (1994). He and Andrea have three children: Beckie, Jake, and Ryan.

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Andrea directs our Summit ministry (K - 5th grades). She has a B.A. in Missions from Oklahoma Baptist University (1991) and a Master's in Childhood Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (1995).

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Matt & Alyssa Hilts

Matt serves as Minister of Worship & Media. He has a B.A. (2011) and M.A. (2020) in English from Tarleton State University. He and Alyssa have three children: Liam, Brin, and Grayson.

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Alyssa directs our Preschool ministry (Infant - Pre-K). She has a B.S. in Child and Family Studies from Tarleton State University (2012).

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Micah Wellborn

Micah serves as our Youth Pastor. He has a B.S. in Kinesiology (2021) from Tarleton State University.

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James Fuller

Brad Stegall

(Wife: Shelli)

Keith Turner

(Wife: LaDonna)

Adam Greene

(Wife: Courtney)

The Elders (Chris Irvin, James Fuller, Brad Stegall, Keith Turner, and Adam Greene) have the authority and responsibility to oversee the spiritual and administrative activities of Grace Bible Fellowship. 1 Tim. 5:17.