Brent is the Pastor of our Kyle Community. He also serves on the church’s lead team helping to guide One Chapel forward. From time to time you may find him dabbling in graphic design and websites. And he still can’t shake his heart for students, kids and families and seeing the next generation passionately follow Jesus.

Favorite Movie: Rocky (pick one)
Best Place to Eat in Austin: The Launderette
My Family: Married to Maria with three kids, Aurora, Ewan and Reese
Mountains or Beach: Mountainous Beaches
Other Things Brent Likes: Coffee Shops, Mt. Everest Documentaries, Water Skiing, Movies, Camping, Jackets, Pop Culture, The Color Gray, and Books
A Passage Brent Loves: “David, of course, having completed the work God set out for him…” Acts 13:36 The Message


Thomas is privileged to provide leadership to an incredible group of volunteers who each and every week convert the EVO Entertainment Center into One Chapel Kyle. By the power of the Holy Spirit, a secular place is transformed into a sacred space.

Favorite Movie: Oh Brother, Where Art Thou (Remember the Titans is a close 2nd)
Best Place To Eat In Austin: Eddie V’s Edgewater Grill, The Texican Cafe, and The Salt Lick
My Family: Married to Karen and has six wonderful children and two grandchildren; Alexander (married to Lyndsey with two beautiful grandchildren -Jacen and Vivienne), Benjamin (married to Tara), Jessica (married to Joseph Jones), Elizabeth, Rebecca and Joshua.
Mountains Or Beach? Both! Beach in the summer, Mountains in the winter
Other Things Thomas Likes: Basketball, Football, Soccer, Volleyball, Skiing, Fishing, The Beach, Scuba Diving
A Passage Thomas Loves: 2 Timothy 2:15-16 (NASB) 15 “Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth.”


In 2002, Marty earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Oral Roberts University where he studied both theology and music. He is the singer, songwriter and producer of two original worship albums and led worship teams to South Africa, Costa Rica and across the United States.

Throughout the years, Marty has served as the Worship Pastor at Believer’s Church in Tulsa, OK, and Faith Family Church in Victoria, TX. In July of 2010, Marty and his wife Casey moved from Colorado Springs to Austin to help plant One Chapel along with a core team of others that the Lord has put together. Even more recently, Marty and Casey have become parents of 2 beautiful little girls, Iyla and Mia.

In his spare time, Marty enjoys time at Austin’s local parks with his family, mountain biking, kayaking, snowboarding, wakeboarding, basketball, tennis, etc…basically any good excuse to be outdoors will do.


You’ll find Kristi at One Chapel Kyle on Sundays, but she and Joy work in the Austin Community offices during the week. She is our Church Community Builder and Planning Center Online Administrator and keeps our systems organized. She is over the day-to-day finance operations and makes sure our bills get paid.

Favorite Movie: What About Bob?
Best Place To Eat In Austin: Maudie’s, County Line, Juice Land
My Family: Married to Josh, with Joy and one on the way!
Mountains Or Beach? Either
Other Things Kristi Likes: Visiting Missionaries, walking Town Lake, going to the zoo, sleeping in, quilting, singing & playing piano, and eating burek!
A Passage Kristi Loves: “Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee. Then shall the earth yield her increase; and God, even our own God, shall bless us. God shall bless us; and all the ends of the earth shall fear him.” Psalm 67:5-7

Rob Stennett

Rob has dedicated his life to telling stories. He is an award-winning author of novels The Almost True Story Of Ryan Fisher, The End Is Now, and Homemade Haunting. He has penned screenplays (his first novel was optioned) and stage plays. He was writer and producer on The Son Of God tour and has been the National Director of The Thorn for the last 10 years.

Rob is an accomplished film director who and his work includes award-winning documentaries (silver and bronze Telly Awards), short films, and commercials (5 time Addy winner) for political campaigns and national brands. As a part of the One Chapel pastoral team he shares God’s great story through crafting services, creating media content, and working with our leadership team.

His interests include pop culture, coffee, basketball, literature, and the greatest films of the 1970’s. In 2015 he moved to Austin with his wife Sarah and their four daughters, Julianna, Claire, Abigail, and Emma-Jane, to work with One Chapel.

Aimee Parsley

Aimee serves One Chapel alongside her husband, Ross, and she the leader over the women's ministry. She has a heart for women to understand their true identity in Christ and to equip, encourage, and empower them to fulfill their God given purpose in life. 

She graduated from Oral Roberts University with a degree in Psychology. At ORU she helped lead worship in chapel services, conferences, and on music missions teams during the summers. She fell head over heels in love with the director of her missions team, Ross Parsley, and married him in 1992.
Aimee led worship alongside her husband and in women's ministry for many years while in Colorado. She also led small groups and spoke at women's events. But her greatest achievement in life by far was giving birth to her five children: Zachary (the student—married to Misti), Taylor (the singer), Grace (the beauty), Ethan (the talker), and Owen (the passionate one). 

Kim Swafford
Pastoral Care

Kim grew up in Birmingham, Alabama and graduated from Auburn University.  After graduation she moved to Europe and ministered in England and Belgium with Teen Challenge from 1979-1982. In 1982 Kim married Dale.  They have two grown married sons and three grandchildren.  In 2008, Kim received her Master of Divinity and her M.A. in Biblical Studies.  

As a pastor at One Chapel Kim is motivated to communicate God’s word with the desire to show that knowing God is not difficult.  Her heart is to help others to know and love the Lord, and fulfill the purposes that God has for them.

Kim takes great delight in things created by hand.  When she can, Kim loves to create pottery, weave, sew, and garden.  She also likes to travel.