Farland joined the Preston Road staff in March 2006. He served as the children’s minister at Preston Road until November 2016 at which point he made a transition into the role of Connections Minister. As Connections Minister, Farland focuses on the curriculum and the equipping of leaders that serve our adult learning communities that meet on Sunday morning. He also assists new and current members with finding opportunities to use their gifts and serve both in our ministries at the building and with our Dallas area ministry partners. Farland’s third ministry focus is providing pastoral care for Preston Road members. Farland and his wife Julie married in May 1989. Julie is also a member of the staff at Preston Road. They have two boys. Their oldest son Hayden is currently attending Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, TX. Their youngest son Blaise attends Dallas Christian School.