our team

We have a passion for people, our city and our world. Our culture and leadership is characterized by worship, the love of God, and a genuine call to ministry. These core values have been shaped by our rich history of great co-workers and energy; always pressing forward in our call to love God and love others.

  • Andrés was born in Houston and raised in Minnesota, where his dad was a church planter. He is a graduate of the University of Houston where he earned his B.A. in Radio/TV/Film. He also attended Fuller Theological Seminary where he earned his Master of Divinity. He served as Youth Director for Centro Cristiano Adulam in Bellaire, as Technical Production Assistant for Sugar Creek Baptist Church in Sugar Land, as Church Planting Facilitator for LINC Houston in metro Houston, and as an Elementary School teacher for HISD, before coming to be a Pastor at Redeemer. Andrés is married to Nancy and they have two children: Leah (4) and Timothy (2). They are excited about their new season of ministry with Redeemer.


  • CARRIE ZINNECKER

    children's ministry

    Carrie was born and raised in Round Rock, Texas.  She attended Texas A&M, where she earned a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (4-8 Grade Math and Science) and met her husband, Ben.  She taught 5th and 6th grade math and science for four years, in both Waco and Amarillo, before deciding to stay at home with her children.  Ben and Carrie have called Sugar Land home since 2012, and they have three children who keep them busy: Carson (6), Betsy (4), and Christopher (3).

  • TIM THOMPSON

    LEAD MUSICIAN

    Tim Thompson is our lead musician.

  • LAURIEN HOOK

    communications director

    Laurien was born in Houston and is a graduate of Houston Baptist University where she received a B.A. in Biblical Languages with a minor in Philosophy. She is currently attending Fuller Theological Seminary. Laurien spent the last five years working in the oil and gas industry while also leading worship for various churches and ministries around the Houston area. She is passionate about spiritual formation and discipleship. She enjoys good books, good food and football.

elders

  • david fish

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  • mike kuo

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  • ben zinnecker

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deacons

  • NATHAN FELL

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  • PAM LIANG

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  • JOEL MULLINS

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  • MARIAN PARISH

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