David was adopted from Seattle, grew up in Port Orchard, and went to school in South Kitsap High. When he was 21, he moved to Los Angeles and started working as an accounting and financial recruiter where he climbed the ladder eventually becoming a partner with another company.
From the age of 15, David was an Atheist and it wasn’t until after marrying his wife, Grace, that David became a Christian. It was while living in San Diego that his faith grew, he began serving at his local church, and sensed a calling to vocational ministry. David, Grace, & their two children (Michael & Madison) spent 10 years planting churches in California and serving as a Board Member for the Acts 29 Network as well as Acts 29 International before moving to Seattle in 2011 where David was lead pastor of Mars Hill West Seattle (later to become Trinity West Seattle). The Fairchilds served faithfully in Seattle until the Fall of 2019 when they responded to C3Houston’s need for a lead pastor.
Pastor of Family Discipleship & Gathering Director
Todd grew up in Fort Worth playing many different sports and thriving within a Christ-centered family of 5. Todd attended Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California for two years, studying Theology, Liberal Arts, and playing on the Varsity tennis team. Transferring to the University of Texas in Austin, Todd graduated with degrees in Psychology and Sociology.
C3 Student Minister
Richmond serves as the Student Minister at C3. His hope for students at C3 is that they would grow their love for Jesus and their love for the Church. He is passionate about leading and teaching students to be the light of Christ in this world. Richmond felt the Lord call him into ministry on a youth group mission trip his senior year of high school.
Richmond grew up in Austin, TX and then attended the largest Christian college in the country, Texas A&M! He graduated with a degree in Finance in December 2014. After graduating he served as an Associate Director of Student Ministries at a church in the Memorial area and is now in school full-time working on his Master’s of Theology (Th.M) at the Houston campus of Dallas Theological Seminary. He is excited to be working full time ministering to the students and families at C3 while developing his gifts for ministry.
Director of Counseling & Community Groups
Tyler, born in Fort Worth, grew up in Memphis, Tennessee under the leadership of Dr. Adrian Rogers (Bellevue Baptist Church). There, he began leading worship in 7th grade with his first band, Inner Circle. Having led in over 40 states and multiple countries, he had developed a love to teach the Word and the character of God through music and creativity. In his free time, you’ll find him in the shop working with leather, wood and steel.
He is joined on stage by his wife of 17 years, Leslianne. They joined a church plant in Breckenridge, Colorado, then served at Second Baptist Church (Houston) for 12 years. They have three kids, Aevyn, Stone, and Banner.
Associate Director of Student Ministry
Nicole is from San Antonio, Tx where she attended UTSA and received a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. It was also here that, by the grace of God, she received salvation and began living as a disciple of Jesus Christ. Upon salvation, God guided her heart toward vocational ministry, prompting her to get a Master’s in Ministry Studies from Grace College and Theological Seminary. During her education, Nicole became increasingly passionate about young women—their discipleship, equipping, and training for the passionate service of the kingdom of God. She is the most experienced church intern you will ever meet, having been both a youth ministry intern for Wayside Chapel in San Antonio, as well as the staff intern for a local church in Los Angeles, CA. Nicole was paid in her favorite things: books, lots of free coffee, and a growing love for students and Christ’s Bride.
Her and her husband, Troy have been married since December of 2017 and are proud owners of their precious pup, Piper.
C3 Kids Coordinator
Brooke is from Sherman, Texas, north of Dallas and a graduate from the University of North Texas with an Elementary Education Degree. She has used this degree in teaching 5th graders as well as serving her church to help the kids program at Fellowship Bible Church in Jonesboro, AR for 4 years before stepping down due to having her own kids. She wants all of our kids to hear the gospel weekly through the teaching they will receive at C3.
Brooke met the love of her life Michael through College Life Ministries at Denton Bible Church in Denton, TX. They have been married since 2000 and have been blessed with two beautiful daughters: Emery and Landry and a very handsome son, Jameson.
C3 Administrative Assistant
Erin grew up in Houston, Texas, where she was blessed to grow up in the church and a Christ-centered family. She came to know Jesus at a young age but really grew in her relationship with the Lord in college. Erin is passionate about serving the church body and helping out in any way she can!
Erin graduated Texas A&M University (whoop!) with an Education degree. She taught 7th and 8th grade English in Katy for four years before being forced to leave the great state of Texas for Southern California where she tutored 5th-8th graders. By the grace of God, she returned to Texas in 2016.
Erin met her wonderful husband, Brian, in 2010 at church. They were married the following year. They have two great kids, Hadley Grace and James David. When not on duty, she enjoys running, cooking and being with family and friends.
C3 Building Manager
Chris Colasono, a sinner saved by grace and redeemed by the blood of Jesus Christ, passionately serves C3 as the Property Manager. His focus is to ensure that the facility is well maintained and ready to serve the leadership and the body of Christ at all times.
Chris is married to Diana and has three children, all grown up! Chris grew up in a military family and moved all around the states before settling in Orlando,
FL. The last 42 years Chris has been in the Horticulture industry working in Texas, California, Oregon, Washington and now back home in Texas. His background in managing businesses, leading people plus attention to details makes this position perfect for his semi-retirement years.
C3 Family Ministry Administrative Assistant
Anna is the wife of Mike and mother to one daughter, Corrie. She grew up in central Texas and then moved to College Station to attend Texas A&M where she studied Finance. It was at the start of college that her eyes were opened to the good news of Jesus Christ. God began to shift passions and plans to education, particularly in communities that did not have great educational options.
After college, Anna taught in charter schools in the Houston area for 6 years where God grew her love for supporting struggling students. After the birth of her daughter, she made a change to administrative support for her school. Though not working as directly with students, she enjoyed providing support to leaders, so that students received greater care and teaching. God opened a unique opportunity to be a home school math teacher for a year, and she stepped away from her role as an administrative assistant. In her role now, Anna’s desire is to support various ministries so that people can be cared for, shepherded to know and love God, and the body to have fellowship with God and one another.
C3 Graphics & Media Designer
Lauren grew up west of Dallas in a family that loved the Lord and faithfully attended church. It was at a very early age that she understood her deep need for the saving work of Jesus Christ in her life.
She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Design from Texas A&M, where she met her husband, Adam. They have been married since 2012 and are blessed with three children: Madison, Oliver & Theodore.