Our Team

Ryan Smallwood

Ryan Smallwood serves as Lead Pastor of Aldersgate. He is known for his conversational, relevant approach to teaching the Bible and his passion to help others know God and love him more. Ryan also has a passion for sports and is unashamed of his love for the Dallas Cowboys. He is an avid Texas Rangers […]

Raquel Martinez

Raquel is one of the best friends anyone could ask for. Pair that with the fact that the girl is never at a loss for words, and you can easily see why she “runs the show” around Aldersgate. She is not only the happy voice on the other end when you call the church office, […]

Michael Christian

Michael Christian serves as the Student Pastor at Aldersgate. He and his beautiful wife, Natalie, have been married since 2006 and recently moved back to Lubbock in 2013 to join the Aldersgate team. ¬†While Michael is know for his love for sugar and Under Armour, his passion for seeing students grow in their relationship with […]