Pastors & Staff

Linda Silverman

Senior Pastor

Pastor Linda is the founding and Senior Pastor of Message Church. A due season and  prophetic word, that revealed hope and destiny into the life of Pastor Linda, was the key to putting her on the path toward her calling. She crosses ethnic, gender, and age barriers to reach each person with the love of God. As a prophetic preacher and prophetess, her sermons are timely and challenging. Each message and prophetic word brings encouragement, empowerment, and always points towards Jesus Christ. Answering the call to operate in the prophetic, Pastor Linda helps others grow their prophetic gift by holding prophetic schools to equip others within Message Church as well as others from many different churches and states. Pastor Linda also travels nationally and internationally throughout the year with revelatory messages for the Body of Christ. Pastor Linda’s heart is to love God by loving people and it shows in every area of her life.

Cardell & Nutasha Murray

Assistant Pastors
Pastors Cardell & NuTasha have been together since 2000.  They love spending time with each other and enjoy entertaining whenever they get the chance. They have two beautiful daughters, Princesses Tamara and Amari, one grandson, Prince Taylor and one granddog, Sir Rocky.  They are originally from the beautiful city of Augusta, GA.  They have served in many areas of Leadership; Youth Ministry Directors, Hospitality, Finance, Worship, Administration, Security and Amour Bearer.  In 2011, career opportunities relocated them to the DFW area.  In search of a prophetic church home, the Lord led them to Message Church July of the same year.  They were ordained as Assistant Pastors in 2018 and currently oversee Men's and Women's Ministry and F.I.L.L (Fellowshipping in Love for Life) Small Group.

Rocky & Dana Alberti

Administrative Pastors
Pastor Rocky and Pastor Dana have spent many years in the service of helping people. Rocky worked for 37 years in-law enforcement in the capacity as a patrolman, sergeant, and a captain. The last 10 years of his service was spent as Chief, all were done in the town they live in. Rocky and Dana also spent 14 years cultivating and managing a network of positive business owners. Dana donated her time in the youth ministry for 10 years at the church they were attending. In 2014 they started attending Message Church and felt led that this was God’s Purpose and plan to make this their home church. In 2015 they were serving as Directors of operation at Message Church.   In 2019 they were ordained into the ministry as Administrative Pastors. They have two married children and two grand children.

Leisha Shelton

Children Pastor
Pastor Leisha Shelton serves as children's pastor of Message church. She has been serving in the role since the church was founded in 2005.  She loves little children and has been passionately serving in this area. Your kids will love her. 

Lauren Shelton

Youth Pastor
Lauren Shelton was raised in a Christian home and officially rededicated her life to Christ in 2016 by making a commitment to follow Him daily. Pastor Lauren has served in many different areas of ministry including: Summer Camp, Media, Worship, Evangelism, Missions, Nursery, Kids, and Youth. She was ordained in 2019 and currently serves as the Youth Pastor at Message Church.  

Gail Wilkerson

Prophetic Pastor
Pastor Gail was brought up through the Helps ministry, serving in almost every area of the church for many years.   This truly has been the foundation of her ministry; Loving the Lord and Loving People.  
Recently ordained, Pastor Gail is now currently serving in the Prophetic Ministry Downpour of Message Church, teaching and training others in the prophetic gift.  She is over the Prophetic School for Message Church and has a heart to use the prophetic gift to encourage, edify and comfort the body of Christ!

Soo Jones

Prayer Pastor
Pastor Soo is serving as prayer pastor in Message church. She had an encounter with the Lord in 1982. She was baptized with the Holy Spirit and with the Fire in 1995 at Toronto Canada, the Catch the Fire Again conference. She was ordained in 2007 and  has been ministering since 1987.  
She is the Director of the Intercessory Prayer ministry,  director of the Altar ministry, and the ministry of the Empowering Fire which is held every second Friday of the month-- the Soaking prayer ministry.

Kamal & Swetha Patchala

International Service Pastors
Kamal and Swetha Patchala serve as Pastors for the International service.  They are originally from India and were raised in  Christian families.  They have a heart for the lost and have a desire to equip people with a strong biblical foundation and  raise a generation of believers who can shine as light in this dark world.