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About Pastor Brad

. . . growing beautiful things . . .

This is the Heintz Family Mission Statement, something instilled within him and his family. Pastor Brad' vision as Found of the Living Word Church is to create a new faith community in Bay Area Houston, striving to grow people, transform households and reach neighbors with the Living Word of God through faith in Jesus Christ. Join us and make a difference!


The son of a Pastor, Pastor Brad Heintz was born in Cambridge, England in 1966. He grew up in Michigan, and in 1988 graduated from Concordia College in Ann Arbor, earning his BA degree. He attended Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, MO., graduating in 1992 with his Masters of Divinity. He also participated in an overseas study program in London, England and Seoul, Korea.


Pastor Brad's 20 plus years of pastoral service with congregations in New Jersey, Louisiana, and Texas have inspired him to found the Living Word Church of the Bay Area. For 7 1/2 years, Pastor Brad served as the Director of Discipleship Ministries at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Nassau Bay, Texas, where he lead, supervised, and coordinated discipleship, pastoral care, health, marriage, and single ministries. As a dynamic preacher who loves to lead people into Living Word, he loves spiritually feeding those who gather for worship  and study.


Pastor Brad met his wife, Cindy, while serving as Pastor in Shreveport, Louisiana, and they were married July 4, 1994. They have two daughters Ella, 20 years old attending Baylor University, and Lilli, 19 years old who is shining her light in New York City.

About Living Word

Living Word Church is an independent Christian Bible-based Church. We strive to keep it natural, simple, and pure just as Jesus saw it. We would love for you to Join us in this great adventure of growing people, transforming households, and reaching neighbors with the Living Word through faith in Jesus.

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