About the Pastors

B. J. Le Gras is a pastor-teacher at Providence Community Church in Schertz, Texas.  B. J. graduated from the University of Maryland, University College Asia, and received his Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theology Seminary. He is married to Cheryl, a graduate of Southwestern’s Masters of Christian Education program.

BJ was greatly influenced by the Navigators during his tours of duty in the Marine Corps and gleaned much of his teaching emphasis while working with small groups. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Ministry degree at Knox Theological Seminary.


Pastor Charles has been married to his high school sweetheart, Stormi, since 1972.  They have two sons, Charles-Michael and John-Paul.  They currently have three grandchildren.  Pastor Charles was ordained as a Reformed Baptist elder in 1995, by Sovereign Grace Baptist Church of Ontario California.

He has an AA and AS from the Community College of the Air Force; a BA from Redlands University, California; and an MS from Chapman University, California.  He has completed 36 hours of course work in Biblical Studies leaving only his Dissertation for his PH.D. from International Seminary of Florida.