Rev. Phil Brown

Executive Minister email Phil
Rev. Phil Brown was called to become the Associate Minister at First Protestant Church in October, 2005. Before moving his family to Texas to join the staff at First Protestant, Phil served churches in Indiana and Ohio. Rev. Phil has received two degrees from Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana: a Bachelor’s in Christian Ministries in 1997 and an M.Div. in 2014. Phil met his wife Anna while they were both undergrad students at IWU - they’ve been happily married since 1997 and have three children: Phillip, Katy and Elijah. Along with his work at the church, Phil is very active with his family, is a CrossFit athlete and trainer, and he’s a huge fan of Ohio State Buckeye football. His life is characterized by his “life-verse” from Acts 20:24 – “But my life is worth nothing unless I use it for doing the work assigned me by the Lord Jesus – the work of telling others the Good News about God’s wonderful kindness and love.”

Rev. Chuck Huckaby

Minister of Congregational Life email Chuck
Rev. Chuck Huckaby joined the FPC staff as Minister of Congregational LIfe in January 2012. He relocated to New Braunfels with his wife, Renee, from Lawrenceburg, TN. Following his undergraduate degree from Shepherd College in West Virginia, he received his Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX. He is currently in doctoral studies at the Institute of Lutheran Theology in relation to FPC’s ambitious plans for reaching out into the community, nation, and world. Rev. Chuck has extensive experience in jail and prison ministry, including both adult and juvenile outreach. As an avid writer, Rev. Chuck enjoys newsletter publishing, website development, and blogging, and has authored numerous reviews and articles for Christian online and print publications.