Senior Pastors | Men's & Women's Ministries

Pastors John and Alison are so grateful to have the honor and privilege of serving the loving congregation of Impact Family Church and helping people walk with Jesus and fulfill their destiny in Him. They have been married since November 21, 1987 and enjoy serving the Lord together in the ministry, leading Impact Family Church and spending time with their family in the great outdoors with their black lab, Westin.


Pastors' Background


For as long as he can remember, Pastor John has had a heart for God. His Dad led him to the Lord when he was a mere child and at bedtime, would read the bible and modern-day testimonies of miracles and healings.


Pastor John was born in and grew up in Austin, Texas.  He graduated from...

Pastor Alison was born in El Paso, Texas and graduated from San Diego State University with a BSN. After passing her State Board Exams and working as a Registered Nurse, she laid aside her nursing career to walk alongside Pastor John as they pioneered World Harvest Outreach Church together and raised their two beautiful daughters, Catherine and Stephanie. Pastor Alison then returned to nursing and worked as an Assistant Director...




Executive Assistant | Nursery / Preschool Director

Linda was born and raised in Scotland but got to Texas as fast as she could! She is so glad that God brought her 4648 miles to Austin to serve God at Impact Family Church. Linda is a true people person. She loves God and people and loves bringing them together, whether it be a bridal shower, baby shower, or another Impact Lunch Bunch. Linda is married and has two married children.

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Operations | Media

Catherine is the oldest daughter of Pastors John and Alison. Although she grew up in ATX surrounded by Longhorn fans, she graduated from Texas A&M with a business degree (Gig ‘Em!) and has a strong desire for Impact to reach the X and Y generations. On the weekends, you can catch her running on the Lady Bird Lake hike and bike trail with her black lab.



Events | Kids Director

Amanda was born and raised in El Paso, Texas but settled here in Austin after completing her BA in Communications at UT Arlington!  She has a bright and bubbly personality, but don't let that fool you! Amanda has a heart for God and is on a mission to save lives. Her goal is to bring as many people in and connect them to the warm, loving, and faith-filled community within Impact Family Church!




Akemi was born in Japan and came to Texas at age 27. She graduated from Texas A&M with an accounting degree. Before coming to Impact, she traveled the world with her husband. Akemi is married and has one daughter. She still loves to travel and enjoys a cup of tea every morning and loves loves loves her Impact Family.

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Jean is a worshipper at heart and has been a part of Impact since our early days! Her beautiful voice has a way of ushering the presence of God into our services and her heart of gold shines brilliantly to each person with whom she comes in contact. You will no doubt leave with a smile on your face after your encounter with this woman of God!