Gaston Christian Center

Dallas,  Texas 75243


Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Board

Bill O'Brien,

Executive Director

William R. O’Brien was born in Fort Worth, TX and is a graduate of Hardin-Simmons University and the School of Church Music at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Hardin-Simmons University bestowed on him an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree.


O’Brien served as a missionary in Indonesia in the field of music and the arts. Additionally, he directed radio and TV work for Indonesian Baptists. He then served for fourteen years in administrative positions at the Baptist mission headquarters in Richmond, VA.


The last nine years of Bill’s active career was at Samford University in Birmingham as the founding director of The Global Center for Samford and its Beeson Divinity School.


In retirement, O’Brien has facilitated a network of churches working with tsunami survivors in Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia.


Phone: 214-348-0958  Ext. 38


Vicki Turner has worked for Gaston oaks Baptist Church for 33 years. She greets and greets people in the office with her friendly smile and desire to serve others as Administrative Assistant. She now has taken on the ministry of the Gaston Christian Center as her own and helps the many ministries on our property feel like they are at home.




Vicki Turner,

Administrative Assistant

Phone: 214-348-0958 Ext. 26

8515 Greenville Avenue  •  Dallas, TX   75243