Our Story

The beginning of our story dates back to 1919, when Humble, Texas was an oil boom, western town.  Members of local churches gathered in different homes for prayer meetings.  Their goal: A greater experience with God.

 

Over the last century much has changed for Humble, now a city with a population 15 times greater than 1919, and much has changed at Humble’s First Assembly of God.  That small group of praying people formed a church that has grown and has necessitated that the church build and/or move several times over.  In fact, due to recent growth, we are currently in a building phase again with three new buildings planned to meet ministry needs.

 

 

HUMBLE FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD TODAY…

 

Our mission statement is “Loving and Serving God and People.”  We accomplish this by offering contemporary, Biblically-driven worship services, excellent childcare, exciting children’s and student ministries, and dynamic adult ministries.  We also offer numerous outreaches, including street and prison ministries, local and worldwide mission efforts, and more.

 

God is at work at Humble’s First Assembly of God.  We want the church to be exciting; where the focus is simple and people are free to go after God with passion!

Humble First Staff

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Milton Pool

Senior Pastor

Pastor Pool and his wife, Rhonda, have been in ministry for 40+ years. They have a genuine heart for people and a passionate love for God. Pastor and Rhonda came to Humble in 1992 after pastoring churches in Missouri. Since then, the church has multiplied itself several times and has relocated to the current campus on FM 1960. As the leader of this exciting congregation, Pastor Pool has a passion to reach the lost which is evidenced in his desire to see lives changed around the world. Pastor and Rhonda have two grown daughters and five grandchildren.

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Vicki Evans

Associate/Children's Pastor

Pastor Vicki Evans has been in children’s ministry for many years; serving as a kids crusade and camp evangelist, as well as working in many areas of the world, teaching and training children’s ministers. Her passion and greatest joy is to, first of all, see children won to the Lord and disciple them to follow Him. She also loves to train and mentor young ministers to fulfill what God has planned for their lives. She and her husband, Albert Evans, have two grown children; one serving with his wife as children’s pastors in Texas, the other is a missionary to children in Madagascar.

Weston Berry

Weston Berry

Associate/Young Adults Pastor

Weston studied at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. After graduation moved to the Middle East as a missionary. It was there where he met Amber. Together they were missionaries in the Middle East for 5 years when God called them to leave the mission field. Shortly after leaving Egypt, they joined the staff at Humble First. They are excited about what God is doing with the Young Adults and Humble First.

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Lee Nelsen

Chaplain

Pastor Lee and wife, Arda, began their ministry in 1971 as pastors of an Assemblies of God church in Pillager, MN. Their ministry went from being pastors in the United States to becoming missionaries in Europe, as well as chaplains in prisons. For the past 17 years, Chaplain Lee has been doing what he loves, Pastoral Care with Humble First. Lee and Arda have been married for almost 48 years, have three children and 8 grandchildren.

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Calvin Burton

Associate/Youth Pastor

Pastor Calvin grew up in the Dayton area and graduated from Dayton High School in 2005. He gained a heart for ministry from his mother who was a children’s pastor for 15 years. Calvin worked as an architectural designer before moving into full time ministry. Calvin and his wife, Gentry, have a heart to see people come to know Jesus and to create an environment for all people from all walks of life to be loved and accepted.

Renee Hawk

Renee Hawk

Preschool Ministry Coordinator

Renee Hawk and Cory have been married for 7 years and have 2 beautiful daughters. Renee has worked with the Preschool Ministry for 4 years and is dedicated to giving the greatest care to your children.

Our Mission

Humble’s First Assembly of God exists to evangelize the lost, worship God,

disciple believers, and show compassion to our local community and world.

Our Vision

Loving and Serving God and People

Our Values

 

Jesus is the Center

Jesus put us first, so we put Him first

We are one body

No one is perfect, everyone is welcome

We do life together

I can do good; we can do better

We act in love

Without love, nothing we do matters

We serve

As Jesus served, we serve

(We are more like Jesus when we serve others)

Generational Community

It didn’t start with us, it doesn’t stop with us

WHAT WE BELIEVE

 

The Bible

The Bible is God’s Word to all people. It was written by human authors under the supernatural guidance of the Holy Spirit. Because it was inspired by God, the Bible is truth without any mixture of error and is completely relevant to our daily lives.

Deuteronomy 4:1-2Psalms 119:1189105Isaiah 40:8Matthew 22:29John 5:3916:13-1517:17Romans 15:42 Timothy 3:15-17Hebrews 1:1-24:121 Peter 1:252 Peter 3:16

 

Trinity

God has existed in relationship with Himself for all eternity. He exists as one being in three persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Although each member of the Trinity serves different functions, they each possess equal power and authority.

Deuteronomy 6:4Isaiah 61:1Matthew 28:19Mark 1:9-11Luke 1:35John 5:21-2314:1016Romans 8:9-111 Corinthians 8:62 Corinthians 13:14Hebrews 1:8-10James 2:19

 

The Father

The Father all powerful, all knowing, ever present, unchanging, completely worthy of our trust, and above all, Holy. It is in Him that we live, move and exist. The Father is good, and as our Father, He is loving, compassionate, and faithful to His people and His promises.

Exodus 3:14Numbers 23:19Leviticus 11:44-4519:2Psalm 11:4-6Malachi 3:6John 3:164:245:2614:1Acts 17:28Romans 3:3-4

 

The Son

Jesus Christ is completely human but, at the same time, completely God. Due to His double nature, He is the only plan for bringing people who are far from God back into a right relationship with God. He lived a perfect life, so that He could be a substitution for us in satisfying God’s demands for perfection. He defeated death in His resurrection so that we can have life.

Isaiah 7:1453Matthew 1:18-233:178:2914:3316:1628:5-6Luke 22:7024:46-47John 1:11410:3011:25-2717:1-5Acts 1:92:22-247:55-56Romans 1:3-43:23-268:1-310:41 Corinthians 8:62 Corinthians 5:19-21Gal 4:4-5Philippians 2:5-11Colossians 1:152:91 Timothy 2:5-63:16

 

The Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit’s presence assures us of our relationship with Christ. He guides believers into all truth and exalts Christ. He convicts people of their sin, God’s righteousness, and the coming judgment. He comforts us, gives us spiritual gifts, and makes us more like Christ.

Genesis 1:2Psalm 51:11139:7 ff.Isaiah 61:1-3Joel 2:28-32Mark 1:10Luke 1:354:111:1312:12John 15:2616:7-14Acts 1:82:1-413:2Romans 8:9-1114-1626-271 Corinthians 3:16Ephesians 1:13-142 Peter 1:21Revelation 22:17

 

Eternity

Man was created to exist forever. He will exist either eternally separated from God by sin or in union with God through forgiveness and salvation. To be eternally separated from God is to be in Hell. To be eternally in union with Him is to be in Heaven; both are places of eternal existence.

John 3:1636Romans 6:231 John 2:255:11-13Revelation 20:15

 

Man

Man is made in the image of God and is His masterpiece.  Man was created to have fellowship with God but became separated in that relationship through sinful disobedience. As a result, man cannot attain a right relationship with God through his own effort. Every human personality is uniquely created, possesses dignity, and is worthy of respect and Christian love.

Genesis 1:26-302:718-223Psalms 8:3-632:1-551:5Isaiah 6:5Jeremiah 17:5Acts 17:26-31Romans 1:19-323:10-18235:66:67:14-251 Corinthians 1:21-3115:1921-22Ephesians 2Colossians 1:21-223:9-11

 

Salvation

Salvation is a gift from God, and it cannot be earned through our own efforts.  Salvation occurs when people place their faith in the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ as sufficient payment for their sin. Jesus Christ is the only way of salvation.

Isaiah 1:1853:5-655:7Matthew 1:2127:22-6628:1-6Luke 1:68-692:28-32John 1:123:16365:24Acts 2:214:1216:30-31Romans 1:16-183:23-255:8-1061 Corinthians 1:182 Corinthians 5:17-20Galatians 2:203:13Ephesians 2:8-10Philippians 2:12-13Hebrews 9:24-28Revelation 3:20

 

The Local Church

The Local Church is a community of believers unified through faith in Christ. It is committed to the teachings of Christ and obeying all of His commands, and it seeks to bring the Gospel to the world. The Local Church works together in love and unity, intent on the ultimate purpose of glorifying Christ.

Matthew 16:18-1918:15-20Acts 2:41-475:11-1413:1-314:2316:520:28; 1 Corinthians 7:179:13-1412Ephesians 1:22-232:19-223:10-125:22-32Colossians 1:183:151 Timothy 4:141 Peter 5:1-4Revelation 21:2-3

 

Baptism

Baptism is a public, symbolic representation of a believer’s salvation.  God wants new believers to undergo baptism to publicly declare their faith in the Son, Jesus Christ.  Just as Christ died, was buried, and was resurrected, a believer’s old life has died, they are buried (immersed in the water), and are resurrected (risen from the water).

1 Corinthians 12:13, 1 Peter 3:21, Acts 10:48, Acts 22:16, Colossians 2:12; Romans 6: 1-18

 

Communion

Communion, also known as The Lord’s Supper, is a symbolic act of gratitude and remembrance of the Son’s sacrifice (his death) so that a believer might receive salvation.  During communion, bread and wine (grape juice), which represent the Son’s body and blood, are partaken by the believer.

Matthew 26:26-28, Luke 22:19-20

 

Missions

We believe we are called to missions through the Great Commission and are responsible to share locally and globally.

Matthew 28:19-20, Acts 1:8

 

*For Humble First Assembly of God’s Statement of Faith, please contact the church office.