Our Elders

Aaron Hicks

Aaron Hicks was born and raised all over Texas, but spent his adult life on the East Coast. He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. After a career in the Navy Submarine force, Aaron now works as a Director for an IT company. Aaron has been a member of Metro Bible Church since 2018 and serves as the Director of Adult Education. Aaron resided in Keller with his wife, Amanda, and their four children.


Chris Mordecai

Chris Mordecai was born and raised in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.  He is a graduate of the University of North Texas and works as a 5th grade Science teacher.  He has been a member of Metro Bible Church since 2008 and has served the body as an elder since 2018.  Chris resides in Trophy Club with his wife, Lindsay, and their four children.


Rodney C. Brown Jr.

Senior Pastor

Rodney C. Brown, Jr. has been the Senior Pastor of Metro Bible church in Southlake, Texas since 2005. Prior to entering the pastorate, he spent 15 years in international trade. He holds degrees in Business Economics from the University of North Texas and Biblical Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary. Rodney serves on the boards of Missio Dei and Equip to Serve. His passion is verse by verse expositional preaching and discipling men for pastoral ministry. He and his wife, Joy, married in 1992 and have four adult children.


Our Deacons

Brian Pace

Brian Pace grew up in the New Orleans area. He and his family moved to Texas in 2017 prior to the birth of their twins. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University and currently works as a civil/structural engineering supervisor primarily serving the nuclear power industry. Brian has been a member of Metro Bible Church since 2018. Brian resides in Roanoke with his wife, Jaylyn, and their three children.


Israel Makambu

Israel Makambu is from the DR of Congo. He moved to the USA at to pursue his Undergraduate studies and graduated from UNT. Israel enjoys everything engineering and computer science related, and has worked in Mechanical Engineering as well as IT related fields. Israel has been a member of Metro Bible Church since 2017 where he attends with his wife Morgan and his sons Judah & Asher.


Mark Sadley

Mark is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary. While pursuing a career in data center operations, he and his wife, Charlene were active in multiple organizations; serving with city governments, civic foundations, foreign missions boards, and various church-related ministries. After retirement, Mark took on a director role at Equip To Serve, a non-profit organization that provides training, tools and support to men and women that are engaged in work that serves the needs of others.


Ryan Mani

Ryan Mani was born in Bangalore, India, and moved to the Dallas-Forth Worth metroplex at the age of 8 where he has resided since. He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas and works as an Engineer for Southwest Airlines. Ryan has been a member of Metro Bible Church since 2008 and helps lead Worship at Metro on Sunday mornings. Ryan resides in Fort Worth.


Shane Moore

Shane was born and raised in Cambridge, England. He graduated with a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. Before coming to America, he was a part of a new church plant on the West Coast of Scotland. Shane moved to the United States after marrying his wife Brittany in 2019. They both now reside in Denton, Texas. Shane works as a mortgage professional in the rapidly growing Dallas/Fort Worth area.