Scott Jackson, Pastor
I moved from Oklahoma to the Austin area in 1999 when I was in third grade. I was invited by a friend, Brandon Hughes, to attend this church. Brandon is still a great Christian friend to this day. As a child, I accepted the Lord as my Savior in the front pew at the church I am now blessed to pastor. I was called to be a youth pastor when I was a freshman in high school. I had a few rebellious years in middle school and high school, but God instilled a passion for me to follow my calling. I went to Mary-Hardin Baylor where I received my degree in Religion. As a senior in college, I started my first youth pastor job. Leading youth to follow after God has and will always be a passion for me.
On March 26, 2011, I married the most beautiful, patient, supportive, and Godly woman I know (sorry, mom). Dawn and I met at a Bible study where two friends set us up, without either of us knowing. God has blessed Dawn and me with two beautiful, energetic boys.
After 12 years in youth ministry, I started feeling a call to serve the Lord as pastor of Marshall Ford Fellowship. This church has always been about family and missions, which is why I have been so attracted to serve here.
I have seen this church grow from a merger of two local churches, Fellowship of Lake Travis and Marshall Ford Baptist Church, into the current Marshall Ford Fellowship. This has been my home since I was 9 years old and I can faithfully say Marshall Ford Fellowship is full of God’s best disciples, missionaries, mothers, fathers, grandparents, and kids. This is a church where everyone knows your name, your child’s name and most likely is important to Dawn and me. A church that teaches the Love and the Grace of our Lord and Savior is important to me. Marshall Ford Fellowship is a church that dedicates itself to Community and Foreign missions with the passion and the talents God gave each of us. I am so blessed to be the pastor of such an amazing group of believers.
(You can email Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Ryan Boston: Worship Leader
Ryan is a graduate of the Austin Graduate School of Theology and studied music at Austin Community College. In years past he led worship for youth and college students throughout Texas as part of the band Chapter 41 and has served as a missionary in Russia and Mexico. He has been Marshall Ford Fellowship’s music minister since 2006.
As a guitarist and mandolinist, Ryan has performed many genres in many settings and ensembles. He values the rich and diverse heritage of music that the Church has used in worshiping God through the ages, whether contemporary praise songs, traditional hymns, classical, gospel, bluegrass, or other folk music.
Ryan and his wife Meesh have been married since 2003 and are parents to four children. He enjoys birding, hiking and playing anything with strings.
If you have a musical talent you’d like to share with the church, contact Ryan at email@example.com.
Boone Cadwell: Youth Pastor
Boone grew up in Lake Travis and attended Fellowship of Lake Travis (FLT) throughout middle school and high school.
During high school, Boone played in the FLT youth group’s praise and worship band, and also led praise and worship for local Fellowship of Christian Athletes meetings. As a senior at Lake Travis High School, Boone was a president of Cavs for Christ, the student bible study group.
After the merger of Fellowship of Lake Travis with Marshall Ford Baptist Church, Boone played in the Marshall Ford Fellowship praise and worship band until he was called to assume the position of youth pastor. He leads youth group meetings on Wednesday nights and provides counseling to teens and preteens in the Lake Travis area.
Meesh Boston: Children’s Ministry Coordinator
Meesh Boston, a lifetime resident of the Lake Travis area and graduate of Lake Travis High School has been involved in serving the Lord for more than 15 years. She has experience working with children’s church, Sunday school, middle and high school youth groups. On occasion, Meesh fills in with the Worship Team in support of the Sunday Worship Service.
She and Her husband Ryan have been married since 2003. They have four children, Elijah, Hendrix, Leland, and Evangeline, in addition to a Great Dane named Sven, a Russian Blue cat named Sasha, a guinea pig named Jack, a tank full of fish, and a constant rotation of bugs and reptiles from the yard that are adopted for the day. She loves the Lord and all His varied children!
Kim Edlund: Missions Guy
Kim, Sarah, Eryn and Alysa Edlund came to Marshall Ford Fellowship from Bolivia where they served as missionaries. Kim and Sarah met at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas where both received their undergraduate degrees. Kim grew up in Colorado, and following military service, earned his teacher’s certification and a further degree at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. He and Sarah taught in public school for several years and then moved to Fort Worth where he received a Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Prior to their overseas service, he pastored and worked with the River Ministry in south Texas.
Kim retired as pastor of Marshall Ford Fellowship in January of 2015, and now serves as our representative with Water For All International.