Meet Our Staff

Josh Eckert : Youth Pastor

Josh Eckert

Youth Pastor

Josh comes to us after working with Young Life since 1998. He and his family--Sandy, Anna and Adam--have been part of the CBF family for the past three years. He has a passion to help teenagers and their families grow closer to Christ. As part of our staff he will also be helping us connect people to each other through small groups.
Rick and Karen Brown : Senior Pastor

Rick and Karen Brown

Senior Pastor

Rick Brown brings us a message from God’s Word each week as the Preaching Minister at ChristBridge Fellowship. He works closely with the elders to build the leadership base of the church and to assist in keeping the church on track with the mission, vision and values God has placed within this group of believers. He has been with the church since February of 1999. As Lead Pastor for ChristBridge Fellowship Rick’s primary role is to preach Jesus and work alongside other leaders to equip people for ministry. Rick has served as a Youth Pastor and Associate Pastor for churches in New Orleans, San Angelo, Denver, and Tyler before coming to Tomball. Rick has a Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Studies and a Master of Divinity Degree (although he is still trying to perfect divinity candy). He has previously augmented his classroom studies with practical learning with Max Lucado, Lynn Anderson of Hope Network Ministries, and Jim Herrington of Leadership Network.An avid Third Day fan, Rick also enjoys working out, tennis, hitting the beach, and spending time in the Rockies.

He mostly enjoys spending time with his wife Karen. Karen has recently retired from 19 years serving as the Director of JOY School. Karen is beginning a business of her own to supply substitute teachers to the preschool industry, as well as serving as a consultant for preschools. She and Rick work closely together in ministry, especially having people in their homes to help disciple in the faith.

They both enjoy time with their two sons, Kris and Taylor. Oh, and there’s Baylee, their Malshi.
Robin Majors : Children's Minister, Office Administrator

Robin Majors

Children's Minister, Office Administrator

Robin joined the office staff in June of 2005 as our office administrator. She coordinates and publishes all information for the church, takes care of scheduling events, and is the first voice you will usually hear when you call the church office.  She acquired the responsibility of children’s minister in June of 2012 and feels that it’s definitely her passion to teach children about and bring them closer to God.

Robin will welcome you with a warm smile and a helpful spirit. Robin has the huge responsibility of trying to keep everyone in the office on track and organized (If you know this staff, that is a BIG job!). She loves spending time with her family; husband, Trey, son, Hudson, and daughters, Shaylee and Hallie.
Rita Widener : Worship Director

Rita Widener

Worship Director

Rita serves ChristBridge as our Worship Director. In her role she organizes the worship team for Sunday's and special occasions. Rita has an impressive musical background and operates her own music studio, teaching and coaching music to many throughout the week.

Rita is married to David and they have two children: Andrew and Amanda.