Pastors & Staff

Darin Stroud

Lead Pastor
Pastor Darin and his wife, Marleen joined Foundations Church in August 2022.  They come with 30 years of ministry experience. Discipling believers and equipping the church to follow Christ’s example “to seek and save the lost” is their calling.

The Strouds have 3 grown children who are all married.  Favorite past times include family time, cheering for the Dallas Cowboys, playing golf and adoring their 2 amazing grandchildren.

TJ DeLaGarza

Spiritual Formations Pastor
Pastor TJ joined Foundations Church in November 2020. He organizes our Life Groups, connects and assimilates newer members, and helps to provide pastoral care to all members.

Pastor TJ has been married to Veronica since November 1998 and has two children. One serves as a Music Director for a church in DFW and another is in her first year at our Regional A/G Bible College in Waxahachie.

Tanya Ryan

Executive Director of Children's Ministries
Tanya has been on staff in the Children’s Department since 2007.  As Children’s & Star's Academy Director, she oversees the preschool and elementary services on Sundays and throughout the week at Stars Academy.  Our goal in Children’s Ministries is to be an example of God's love to every child.  We believe that partnering with parents is the best way to help build spiritual foundations.

Tanya and her family have been members of Foundations Church since 1998.  She is married to Kirk Ryan and they have three children, Madison, Jordan and Jaxon.  

Angela Bell

Financial/Office Administrative Assistant
Since 2015, Angela has enjoyed many different roles at the church such as bookkeeping, personnel records, assisting administratively as needed by the Pastors and many others.

Angela loves spending time with family, scrapbooking, reading, baking, being involved with Women's Ministry as well as hosting a Life Group with her husband, Dan. 

Jordan Grissom

Elementary Kids
Jordan serves the Elementary kids in Foundations Kids, where she teaches our kids from 1st grade through 6th grade. Jordan has a passion for partnering with parents to help lay a spiritual foundation beginning at a young age.

Caitlin Smith

Pre-School Kids
Caitlin serves the babies and kids from 2 months old through kindergarten in Foundations Kids Jr.  It's never too early to begin making a lasting impact in the lives and faith of kids.

Becca Middlebrook

Administrative Assistant

Robert Everett

Maintenance & Facilities
Since 2021, Robert has been the behind the scenes, yet very important person. He is the one that makes sure light bulbs are changed, air filters are replaced and tables and chairs are set properly for church events and Sunday morning services.

Robert and his wife, Cathy have been at the church since 2003 and both can be most often found serving in Foundations Kids on Sunday morning or greeting everyone as the enter in.