Senior Pastor Preston Humphries, youngest son of Pastors Richard and Peggy Humphries, has served as the senior pastor at Champions since 2014. Pastor Preston, along with his parents and older brother Thomas, helped co-found Champions Church in April of 2000. He spent several years ministering as Senior Pastor at Riverside Church in Norman, Oklahoma, until he returned to Abilene in 2014.
Pastor Richard, Senior Elder at Champions, was an Associate Senior Pastor at Trinity Fellowship Church of Amarillo, Texas for 17 years, serving alongside Senior Pastor and television host Jimmy Evans as the church grew from 600 to over 6,000 members. Pastor Richard was also the President of Trinity Fellowship Association of Churches, a church-planting network that assists and equips churches and ministers. Pastor Richard & Peggy, who serves as executive pastor, along with their two sons, Thomas & Preston, founded Champions Church in April of 2000.