Join us at our 2023 Annual Gala
& Silent Auction
New Heart of Texas is excited to invite you to attend our Annual Gala and Silent Auction, where you are invited to don your favorite costume mask for a night of mystery and delight. This Masquerade is set to be the talk of the town, with tantalizing Cajun food and hidden surprises behind every mask. So come and unmask your inner authentic self and experience the God-given grace that he has bestowed on New Heart of Texas. Let us celebrate our thriving New Heart community and learn more about our expanding ministry of hope and healing.
Our event will be held at the prestigious Petroleum Club of Houston on Thursday, March 30, 2023, and will begin promptly at 6:00 P.M.
Joe grew up in Mason City, Iowa. He was one of 10 ten children. Joe is a graduate of North Central Bible College in Minneapolis, MN. He and his wife Sharon met in college. They traveled on weekend ministry teams. Joe and Sharon just celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary. They have three amazing sons and their wives, and they love spending time with their eleven grandchildren.
Joe began his ministry in 1972 when he served as a summer intern youth pastor in Rio, Wisconsin. They returned after graduation in 1973 and served for almost two years. He then took the position of pastor at Suburban Assembly of God (now Hobson Road Community Church) in Downers Grove, IL. He served as lead pastor for 38 years. He led the church through two building projects. He retired from pastoring in 2012 and began his ministry as the Director of popwe and tour pastor, alongside his son, Matthew. He loves traveling and ministering around the nation with Matthew, seeing God change lives, one story at a time.