Deacons are those who have been recognized by our body to meet various physical needs. They assist in ways that promote the elders’ ministry of the Word. Their responsibilities include such things as administering funds to assist the poor and needy, providing aid in times of crisis, lending a hand at fellowship gatherings and maintaining the Redeemer Church campus. Click here for a fuller statement on Deacon ministry.
Chris Cronenworth, Deacon of Lord's Supper and Baptisms
Chris has been married for 18 years to Stacie, and has two children, Bobby (1988) and Jacob (1993). He moved to Fort Worth in December 1986 to work at General Dynamics (now known as Lockheed Martin) where he now serves as a manager on the flight line working on the world’s greatest fighter jets, the F-16 and F-35.
Chris has been a member of Redeemer Church since its beginning, and has a great love to serve God’s Church and His people.
Bill Heinrich, Deacon of Men's Ministry & Finance
Bill has been married to Laura since 1993. The Lord has blessed them with two wonderful children, Emily and Daniel. He currently works for BNSF Railway in the technology field, and has been there for almost 16 years.
He and his family started attending Redeemer in 2006, and joined Redeemer in 2007. Since then, he has had the pleasure to serve in the following ministries: Budget & Finance Ministry, Men’s Ministry, Care Group Leader and Ushering.
Evan Taylor, Deacon of Ushering
The Lord graciously brought Evan to faith in Christ as a young teenager growing up in Dallas/Fort Worth. In the summer of 2002, Evan received his B.S. in Computer Sciences from The University of Texas at Austin and began his career with an aerospace company in Fort Worth. Later that fall, Evan and his lovely wife Ashley were joined together in marriage. Professionally, Evan now leads a team of engineers developing simulation software. Evan also ministers and minds Net in the Metroplex Christian Hockey Association.
Evan and Ashley have been part of Redeemer Church since August, 2007 and continue to be excited about the work of the Lord among this community of believers.
Gary Trojacek, Deacon of Facilities
Gary was born and raised in Fort Worth and moved to the White Settlement area in 1987. Married for almost 11 years and a widower since July 2005, Gary has been blessed with 8 children and 7 grandchildren with 3 children still home that he home schools (Jansen, Destin, Darian). Gary owns and manages rental properties in the area.
Gary has been part of Redeemer Church since November of 2008. In addition to caring for Redeemer’s facilities, Gary also ministers in nursing homes, Alzheimer’s facilities, and hospice houses by sharing the gospel through music and testimony.
Bryan Walker, Deacon of Security / Hospital Visitation
Bryan received a B.A. in History from the University of Oklahoma in 1981 and entered the US Army Infantry at Fort Benning, Georgia. He and Dawn were married in 1982. They have two sons, Jeremy and Luke, both members of Redeemer, but Luke currently resides in Baghdad with the US Army. Bryan is currently employed by AlliedBarton Security. Bryan attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and received the M.Div. in 1989. The Lord allowed Bryan the privilege of pastoring a small church from 1992-2007.
The Walker family have been part of the Redeemer Church community since February, 2007. Bryan serves as care group leader of the Central Group and teaches the Genesis class during Discipleship Hour on Sunday mornings.