Pastors & Staff

Dr. Laurence White

Senior Pastor

Pastor White has served as Senior Pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church since June of 1981. Pastor White is a regular speaker for national pro-life, pro-family organizations across America. In that connection, he has had the opportunity to address millions of Americans through national radio and television broadcasts and has spoken to nearly 20,000 pastors across the nation. Pastor White also serves on the National Advisory Board of the Family Research Council. In 1997, Pastor White was awarded a Doctor of Divinity degree by Liberty University of Lynchburg, VA, in recognition of his efforts on behalf of the pro-life movement. See speeches here.
At Our Savior, Pastor White preaches regularly and leads various Bible studies throughout the year on Sundays and mid-week. 

Rev. Kelly Krieg

Associate Pastor

Pastor Krieg grew up on a working cattle ranch in Concho County Texas. He received his BA in Government from Angelo State University in 2003, his MA in Political Science from Texas State University in 2005 and his MDiv from Concordia Theological Seminary – Fort Wayne in 2017. Pastor Krieg married his wife Jennifer in 2005 and together they have three beautiful children, Giuliana Leigh, Norman Ralph, and Winston Dean. Pastor Krieg serves as our Evangelism Pastor. 

Rev. Steven Cholak

Associate Pastor

Pastor Cholak is our newest pastor who was installed on March 13, 2022. He and his wife Stephanie have moved to Houston from Roswell, New Mexico. Pastor Cholak is serving as our Pastor of Parish Education and Fellowship. 

Jeff Armstrong

Minister of Music

Jeff teaches music and choir at OSL School, and choir at Lutheran High North. Jeff came to OSL in August 1999, from California. He serves as our Minister of Music, leading all the choirs, hand bells, and playing the organ for all services. 

Julie Hester 

Dr. White's Secretary & Office Manager 

Julie has been a member of OSL for many years, being very involved in the Music Ministry. She is Dr. White's secretary and manages the church office and schedule of events.

Barbara Mushinski 


Barbara was baptized as an infant here at OSL, attended OSL School through 8th grade, and received a BFA degree from the University of Houston in graphic communications. Barbara started working for OSL in 1999, developing the weekly bulletin, monthly newsletter and web site, as well as working with the school for theme logos, various ads and other publications. She also sings in various choirs and serves on the Altar Guild, the Life Team, and the Fellowship Committee.  

Donna Hebert 

Finance Administrator 

Donna is our church finance administrator. She handles all financial statements and budget reports, interfacing with Church Treasurer George Boerger, and employees, as well as Concordia St. Louis.  

Sarah Baughman 

Office Assistant

Sarah is the friendly face welcoming you at the receptionist window. She is also an author, and she is involved with Evangelism, LWML, Music Ministry, and Sunday School.