James Helms

James Helms was born and raised in Tyler, Texas. After he and Teresa married, they moved to Houston where he began working for National Cash Registry. Then after a stint in the military, he was employed by Xerox before returning to East Texas at the age of 31.  It was at that time he obeyed the Gospel and was baptized into Christ by Hershel Bearden.

James and Teresa have been faithfully devoted to one another for 54 years. They have 2 sons; Keith and Jason. Keith had served as a deacon in the Lord’s Church before he joined his Lord and Savior in October of 2012. Jason also serves as deacon.

James is a founding member of the Church of Christ of Palestine. He has held several positions, such as Elder and President of the corporate church body, and he is currently serving as deacon.

John Mark Reynolds