Eric Cate

Lead Pastor

Eric was born in Indonesia to missionary parents, but grew up in the Midwest (elementary and middle school) and Southern California (high school). He and Karen married in 1993 and have two grown children, Adi and Dawson.

Eric earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business and International Studies from Abilene Christian University in 1994 and holds a Masters in Theology from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (2019). His interests include hiking or snowshoeing mountain trails, running, and engaging in mission work.

After nearly 21 years in business, Eric came to work at Currey Creek Church in Boerne, TX as its first business administrator in 2016. God used his business training and experience combined with his pastoral and missions heart to serve the church. He oversaw missions, administration, production, and served as a member of the executive team.  Currey Creek leadership sent Eric and Karen out to plant Bergheim Christian Fellowship.

John Free

Interim Elder

John is the senior pastor, and church planting pastor of Currey Creek Church in Boerne, TX.  First Baptist Church of Boerne brought John and Darla to Boerne from East Texas to plant a local church in 2000.  Currey Creek was planted in 2001.  John has a passion for church planting.  Upon graduating from seminary, he planted Mountain Valley Church in New Mexico.  Since planting Currey Creek, the church has planted two local churches (The Bridge Fellowship and Bergheim Christian Fellowship) and indirectly supported several others both locally and abroad.

John is a graduate of Texas A&M University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  He is currently working toward his DMin from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Stuart Head

Interim Elder

Stuart is the executive pastor of discipleship at Currey Creek Church in Boerne, TX.  A San Antonio native, Stuart graduated with a bachelor in business administration from Texas A&M University and holds a masters degree in theology from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  He served in youth ministry at a large church in San Antonio before joining Currey Creek in 2011 as an associate pastor.  

Jared Patrick

Interim Elder

Jared is the lead pastor of The Bridge Fellowship, a church plant of Currey Creek Church in Boerne, TX (2020).  He served on staff at Currey Creek on the executive team, and was the associate pastor of discipleship for 7 years.  Prior to joining Currey Creek, Jared served on the staff of two large churches, one in San Antonio and the other in the Southeast.