Pastors & Staff

Dr. Ron Milne

Senior Pastor

Ron Milne is originally from South Carolina. He earned his Doctor of Ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1990. Ron also graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Masters of Divinity in 1985. Ron loves spending time on beaches and with his family.

Leonardo Barros

Worship & Outreach Pastor

In 1984, Leo Barros committed his life to Christ. From a young age, he studied music and began to learn the violin at the age of 12. Leo, who comes from a line of ministers, has always been involved in music ministry in his grandfather's church, utilizing his gifts to serve God. In 1999, he graduated from Theological Seminary in Brazil with a degree in Church Music. He then continued his studies at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and received his degree in 2010. In 2011, Leo and his family moved to the US, where he attended and graduated from Campbellsville University with a master's degree in music. Later, he moved to Fort Worth for his Ph.D. in Music. Finally, in October 2021, Leo began his music ministry at Immanuel Baptist Church. He is married to Claudiane and has three children: Leticia, Daniel, and Lucas.

Brandon Kemp

Youth & Young Adults Pastor

Brandon has a heart for youth and loves to see youth grow in their relationship with Christ. He graduated from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in May of 2018 and will be pursuing his master's through Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in the fall. He's married to his high-school sweetheart, Kaci, and they have two children: Alicia and Benjamin. He joined our staff in August of 2020. He loves his Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, and Dallas Mavericks. The best way to Brandon's heart is to play some disc golf with him. 

Madison Cooley

Children's Director

Madison was born in Shelbina, Missouri. She moved to Texas when she was 8 years old. Madison accepted Christ shortly after that and has been seeking him and his will for her life ever since. She graduated from East Texas Baptist University in 2021 with a degree in Elementary Education. After a year she felt God calling her into Children’s Ministry. God has given Madison a heart for children and a passion to see them grow in understanding of who God is and in relationship with him. Madison loves spending time with family and friends. She enjoys reading and hiking. A Bible verse that is important to her is “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul firm and secure” Hebrews 6:19

Nicki Luther

Child Development Director

 Nicki Luther has recently taken the role of Director for Immanuel Baptist Church’s CDC. And has been here as an Assistant Director since October 2021.  She was the Director of a center in Killeen for 17 years that specialized in inclusive childcare for children with autism, learning delays, sensorial and other needs. She has worked in this industry for over 25 years and is excited to be at IBC!
Email Nicki at nluther@ibctemple.org 

Margarita Rios

Administrative Assistant

Margarita has been in our church office since 2015. She loves crafts, chocolate, chips and salsa, lemonade & her Dallas Cowboys!! She has a heart for children's ministry, youth & Awana.  Margarita is married to Napoleon Rios and has three children: Jouvann, Bianca & Napoleon Jr. (PJ). She loves planning family get togethers & spending time with friends!

MaryAnn Dodson

Financial Secretary


Reyna Totty


Reyna joined our team at the beginning of 2024. She has previously worked with our Church's Youth and Young Adults Ministries. She has a heart for God and loves to share that with those around her. She is married to her husband, Christopher Totty, and they have two cats. Their cat's names are Noodle and Amaretto.  She loves reading books and playing games in her free time. She hopes to become an author one day.