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about Calvary


Dan Kirk


Pastor Dan grew up in Bordentown, NJ. He is a graduate of Word of Life Bible Institute, NY; Tennessee Temple University, TN and Dallas Theological Seminary, TX. Most recently, Dan received his Master's degree in Biblical Counseling from The Master's College in Santa Clarita, CA. Dan became Associate Pastor at Calvary in 1994, and was installed as Senior Pastor in February 2000. Dan and his wife, Chris, have seven children and two grandchildren.

Keith Christensen

Associate Pastor

Keith was raised in the Hill Country of central Texas. He became a Christian while attending Texas A & M University, where he also met his wonderful wife, Katie. After receiving training at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY, Keith began working at Calvary in May 2015. The Lord has blessed Keith and Katie with three children.

Joe Oliver


Joe was born and raised in South Carolina. He and his family came to Calvary Bible Church in 1994. Joe was installed as elder in 1998. He and his wife, Jane, have two grown children, and six grandchildren.

Charles Hoera


Charlie has lived in Fort Worth all his life. He came to Calvary Bible Church in December 1999, and began serving as Worship Leader shortly thereafter and faithfully served until retiring January of 2016. He was installed as an Elder in December 2001. Charlie and his wife, Mary Jeanne, have three married daughters and twelve grandchildren. Charlie is a CPA and owns his own tax and accounting firm here in Fort Worth.

Nathan Carruth


Raised in Arlington, Nathan returned to North Texas after completing school at the University of Texas in 2003. He and his family came to Calvary Bible Church in 2008, and Nathan was installed as elder in 2015. He and his wife, Stephanie, have four children. A licensed architect, Nathan works for an architecture, engineering, and consulting firm in Fort Worth.

Matt Scheffler


Matt is a Fort Worth native. He and his wife, Emily, came to Calvary in September 2000. He was installed as an elder in March 2015. Matt and Emily have three sons and one daughter. Matt graduated from Dallas Baptist University in 2001. He works as a claims manager for a local insurance company.

Kyle Roland

Music Minister

Kyle grew up in Eastman, Georgia. He is a graduate of Georgia Southwestern in Business Administration and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Family Discipleship. Kyle met his wife of 7 years, Michelle, in Louisville, Kentucky while attending Southern Seminary. Kyle and Michelle became members of Calvary in August 2014. Kyle works full time as a lighting specialist with Voss Lighting in Dallas and came on board as Calvary’s Worship Leader and Media Director in January 2016. They have been blessed with 2 daughters and one son.

Jason Kruis

Church Administrator

Jason grew up in Grand Rapids, MI. He came to Calvary Bible Church in March 2011, and has been Church Administrator since 2012. Jason met his wife, Kelli, in southern California, where he lived for ten years before God graciously brought the Kruises to Texas in late 2010. Jason and Kelli have three daughters and one son.

Dana DeLozier

Administrative Assistant

Dana has lived in the Fort Worth area all her life. She came to know the Lord here at Calvary Bible Church and took the role of part-time church secretary in April of 2000. She is now full-time in her position here. Dana and her husband Rodney have one son.

John McKenzie

Pastoral Assistant

John has grown up in Forth Worth and at Calvary. He is currently an online student at the Southern Baptists Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY and will graduate May 2017. Before joining staff as the Pastoral Assistant in August 2016, John served as an intern during the summers of 2012 to 2015.

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