New Hope is ruled by a Session of elders that is currently provided by the North Texas Presbytery: Ruling Elder Ed Jarrett, Ruling Elder Curt Dobbs, Teaching Elder Julian Russell, and Teaching Elder Lee Bridgeman.
Lee grew up in Plano before attending Texas A&M University. He went on to Baylor College of Dentistry and practiced dentistry for over 15 years. During that time, he was very involved in short-term mission work, using dentistry as a platform for evangelism and discipleship. He also graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary in 2005 with a Master’s Degree in Biblical Studies (MABS). In 2011, he attended Redeemer Seminary in Dallas to gain more coursework in preparation for ordination. He is married to Michelle, who received her Master’s Degree in Biblical Counseling (MABC) from Westminster Seminary of Philadelphia in 2005. They have two children: Amelia and Ian.