Dr. Marty Dunbar Lead Pastor
Dr. Marty Dunbar is the Lead Pastor at John Wesley United Methodist Church in the Champions area of northwest Houston. He came to John Wesley Church in July of 2015 from Marvin UMC in Tyler, Texas. He has been in local church ministry for 20 years, which includes 8 years at Marvin UMC in Tyler, and 11 years at White’s Chapel UMC in Southlake, Texas.
After graduating from Southlake Carroll High School, Marty received a scholarship to play football for Baylor University, where he was the starting center. He is a letterman in football and track at Baylor University. Marty received his degree in Radio, TV, and Film from Baylor and followed his call into the ordained ministry by receiving his Masters of Divinity at Brite Divinity School at TCU. He received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Graduate Theological Foundation in May of 2013. He has been an ordained in the United Methodist Church since 2002.
He is the author of a devotional book titled STOPS: 40 Encounters to the Cross. Marty loves to play golf, watch movies, and build the Kingdom of God through growing the local church. His greatest witness is his marriage and his children. Marty lives in the Klein area with his wife, Jami, a Registered Nurse. They have three children: Jillian, Noah, and Grayson.