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Will Cover

Lead Pastor

Pastor Will Cover and his family started Arise Baptist Church in 2017.  He and his wife Shandi have been serving together since they first met.  They love serving God together with their five children.  Our passion is loving God and loving people!

Will grew up in the Houston area and met his wife Shandi while they were working as camp counselors at Southland Christian Camp in Louisiana. They have been happily married for 16 years and have five children; Trevor, Micah, Elijah, Karissa, and Caiden.


James Collard

Executive Pastor

James Collard and his wife, Angela, began attending Arise Baptist Church in the fall of 2017. There is nothing that he and Angela enjoy more than helping believers take the next spiritual steps in their own personal walks with Jesus.


James oversees several ministries including Students and Serve Teams. In his spare time, he enjoys sampling the taco options around town! He and Angela have been married for 10 years and have one energetic black lab.

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