About us

Pastors Aaron and Laura Chavez are presently associate Pastors at Torre de Refugio y Fortaleza, and they serve as interim Pastors at Victory Temple.

They are passionate about leading their generation and the generation to come in a growing relationship with Christ. Besides serving as Pastors they are involved at District level. Pastor Aaron has served as the Youth Sector Leader and Pastor Laura serves as Women’s Ministry Sector Leader.

Pastor Aaron is connected to his community. He serves as Chairman of the Hispanic Advisory Board in Odessa Texas. He Is a Member of all three chambers in Odessa: The Odessa Chamber, The Hispanic Chamber and The Black Chamber of Commerce. He supports and is a member of The Young Professionals of Odessa and has gone through programs such as Leadership Odessa and Generations, a program that equips you to serve as board members in your community.

Pastor Aaron was awarded five Pinnacle Awards for his work in the community. Through his labor at Southwest 66 Credit Union, they received the Juntos Avanzamos Designation. A designation that is only received by credit unions that can prove a true commitment to the Hispanic Community.

Pastor Aaron hosted the Giant Impact Leadercast for 4 years in a row. Speakers like John C. Maxwell, Andy Stanley, Dave Ramsey, Dr. Henry Cloud were featured through those simulcast.

Pastor Aaron has partnered with local churches to facilitate Dave Ramseys’ Financial Peace University, and has also facilitated the Spanish version, Paz Financiera with Andres Gutierrez.

Pastor Aaron is a John C. Maxwell certified coach, teacher and speaker. He understands that everything falls or rises based on leadership. God has called us to be good stewards of what he has given us. Pastor Aaron believes in the fact that nothing gets better until you get better first.

Bottom line, Pastors Aaron and Laura Chavez want to leave a better world for their 4 children who are the world to them.