Our Staff

  • Jatin Patel

    Pastor And City Director

    Jatin has been ministering to young people in a university environment since 1985. Jatin was mentored for 10 years under Pastor Ray Muenich of Fellowship Church in College Station, TX before helping plant Hope in 2000. His primary role is equipping the community group leaders.

  • Josiah Rogers

    Pastor and campus director

    Josiah and his wife Debi have been involved in working with college students for over fifteen years and love the university community. Josiah is committed to seeing the campuses of UNT and TWU reached with the gospel. 

  • Jeff McAdams

    Campus Staff

    Jeff has been on staff with Hope since 2009 and is passionate about evangelism and sharing Christ with the lost at UNT and TWU. His desire is that all will come to know Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior and be trained up as leaders for God's Kingdom. Jeff also likes cooking tasty food.

  • Raegan mcadams

    Campus Staff

    Raegan has been on staff with Hope since 2013. Prior to that she was involved in The Navigators where she became passionate about one-on-one discipleship. Raegan is an amazing source of encouragement and a mentor to many of the students in our ministry. Her desire is for all students to know and experience the love of Christ.

  • Marc helfrich

    Campus Staff

    Marc graduated from UNT with a degree in Jazz studies and has been on staff with Hope since 2013. He loves music and is passionate about seeing God glorified. He is excited about mentoring and training young leaders.  

  • erin Arispe

    Campus Staff

    Erin graduated from TWU and later joined our staff team in 2015. She is passionate about discipleship and desires to see students come to know the fullness of God's grace and healing through a personal relationship with Him.

  • Hannah Evans

    Campus Staff

    Hannah joined our staff team in 2016 after working with students as an academic advisor at UNT. She is passionate about helping others grow into Christ-likeness. Also, Hannah coordinates our Sunday morning services and does all the behind-the-scenes work of creating an atmosphere of worship.

  • Sarah Blaskowsky

    Administrative assistant

    Sarah and her husband, Bryan, have been with Hope since the very beginning as a part of our church planting team. She is a wonderful support to the office staff by helping things running smoothly and keeping us organized. She does more than we probably know, and we love her a lot!