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about us


Our Mission:

“Helping folks find ‘n follow Jesus along life’s through a cowboy church.”

Our Vision:

“To be a church that not-church-folks love to come to, and church-folks love to bring ‘em to”.

our staff

Lead Pastor - Troy Gardner


Troy grew up working on his family’s Brangus cattle ranch in Burton (Willow Springs Ranch), but lived close enough to Brenham to attend school there. Once graduating high school, it seemed logical to start college at Blinn. After a year of college, Troy realized he really liked working with his hands, and ended up learning the trade of plumbing.

At 20 years old, Troy married his high school sweet heart, Amy. It didn’t take long after being married that Troy and Amy’s marriage starting to experience some challenges, but God got a hold of Troy that first Summer after being married, and it made all the difference. As a result, Troy went on to work in fulltime ministry in various capacities, including being the Operations Director for Faith Mission and Help Center. Troy and Amy live on 30 acres in Independence, and have 5 grown children. They love children, and while they sometimes wish they had more, they’re content to wait for grandbabies. Currently, Troy is on staff at Cowboy Church as the Lead Pastor.

Teaching Pastor - Marty Mosher


Pastor Marty started as Lead Pastor May 1, 2017. While it’s the first time for being lead pastor of a Cowboy Church, it’s not his first Rodeo. He’s had the privilege of planting two churches as lead pastor, and of helping other pastors start over 22 Cowboy Churches across Central Texas in a consulting role, and  the church has put all he learned from them to see Cowboy Church of Brenham grow to over 500 on a typical Sunday morning, and to over 300 folks involved in Teams and Round Pen Groups. In 2022, Pastor Marty and the Elders led the church into a succession plan bringing on Pastor Troy Gardner as Lead Pastor with Pastor Marty moving to a Teaching Pastor Role.  His  main roles are to Give Bring culturally relevant, biblically based, life application message on Sundays, conduct training for and advise our Elders, Lay Pastors, Team Leaders and Round Pen Leaders, and their and to see that the flock is cared for utilizing ‘every member as a minister’. Marty is married to Lori, and they have 3 grown children, Brett, Lindsey, and Scott. Pastor Pastor Marty is avid hunter and golfer, and spends some of his spare time guiding turkey hunts.   Contact Pastor Marty Mosher

Executive Pastor/Music Leader - Steve Westbrook


Steve is the founding lead pastor of Cowboy Church of Brenham yet has a full time job as Executive Director of The Texas Sherriff’s Association. He’s a former Texas Ranger (cattlemen’s) and a Country and Western Singer. He and his wife Sandra have 2 grown children, Kristen and Wesley. Steve gives direction to the music team, and helps keep things moving working with the Audit Team, Building Team, and generally gettin‘er done in any way he can.  Contact Steve Westbrook

Kids’ Jamboree Director - Lori Mosher


Lori has years of experience in Children’s Ministry and is currently putting that to use developing “Kids’ JAMboree" – a Sunday morning fun celebration where kids find ‘n follow Jesus forever! She has started two church children’s ministries from scratch as well as leading in large churches. She is married to Pastor Marty, she likes to read and relax in her spare time, and is a ‘gifted and talented’ sleeper (but she will go hunting on the afternoon hunt!).

Contact Lori Mosher

Lay Pastors & Elders

Lay Pastors


  • Al Bachman

  • Lee Chalmers

  • Mike Grunder

  • Marshall Mohr

  • Morgan Thomas

  • Joe Wiliams


  • Billy Bryant

  • Scott Eckermann

  • Steve Moreland

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