Sam serves as the Lead Minister at Oak Hills Church/Alamo Ranch. Sam has a passion to love and connect people to others. He is an encourager and has a positive look at life. His life purpose is to “display to all peoples regardless of age and culture the goodness of God”. Although, Sam grew up in the church, his walk with Jesus became real while attending college.
His calling includes evangelism, pastoring, teaching and preaching God’s word, and building community. Sam holds a BA in Biblical Text and Preaching and a Master of Divinity from Abilene Christian University. He has served as the Chair of the Graduate School of Theology Board at ACU. Sam also served as a missionary in Central Mexico for 11 years, church planting and strengthening pastors and church leaders from all denominations as he served as the president of the pastor’s association for several years.
Sam is married to the love of his life, Ann Vincent Gonzalez and is father to four beautiful daughters; Victoria, Sofia, Olivia and Isabella. Through all these experiences Sam is convinced that God has brought him and his family to serve the body of Christ here OHC/Alamo Ranch, this beautiful city of San Antonio, and beyond.