Hillside is a community of faith, hope, and love who believe God’s grace is available to anyone through faith in Jesus Christ. Together it is our mission to love God as we lead others into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
Since 2005, Tommy Politz has served as the Senior Pastor of Hillside Christian Church. In 2009, he led Hillside to become a multisite church (one church in multiple locations). He has served as a pastor, church planter, and speaker for nearly 30 years. He grew up in Dallas, Texas, where he gave his life to Christ at 17 years old as a junior in high school. He is a graduate of Baylor University, Southwestern Seminary, and Duke University, where his studies were in business administration, management, entrepreneurship, biblical exposition, theology and philosophy, biblical languages, and the theology of leadership. Tommy and his wife, Donna, have three children: Grant, Rebekah, and Cole.
Johnathan Mast joined the Hillside staff in 2002. He began as a Student Ministry Intern and now serves as Lead Pastor and a member of the Teaching Team and Directional Team. Johnathan grew up in the Midwest and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Youth Ministry from St. Louis Christian College. He also holds a Masters in Biblical and Theological studies from Denver Seminary. Whether teaching at weekend services, speaking at summer camps, or developing leaders, Johnathan remains focused on the power of God to change people’s lives. Johnathan and his wife Amanda are the parents of Makensie and Jackson.
Senior Executive Pastor
Sean serves as the Senior Executive Pastor. He joined the Hillside staff in 2002. Sean holds a Master of Business Administration from Abilene Christian University. Prior to getting his MBA, he also received his Bachelor of Music Degree from West Texas A&M University. Sean is still an active musician with specialty on the Piano and Keyboards. As Senior Executive Pastor at Hillside he oversees the Central Services Team and joins Tommy and Johnathan on the Directional Team. He and his wife, Tiffany, have three children, Savannah, Madi, and Pius.
Bob is the Associate Pastor. His ministry started at Hillside Christian Church in 1984 and it is the only church at which he has served. His ministry education is from Ozark Christian College in the area of Biblical literature. At Hillside he serves with Tommy, Johnathan, and Sean on the Directional Team. He and Margie, his wife, have one child, Mallory Jane. Their grandkids are Staley and Gunnar.
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