• James Cotten


    Lead Pastor

    James has served in full-time ministry for over 25 years across the state of Texas, 22 of those with his wife Cheri. Together they have three children, Taylor, Raegan, and Garrett. Their love for the church and God’s people led them to plant The Heights Church in 2012.  He is a graduate of Howard-Payne University with his BA in Christian Studies and his MA in Youth Ministry.  James currently serves as Lead Pastor. 

  • Kae-la williford

    Food for the cities coordinator

    Kae-La serves as the Food For The Cities Coordinator.  She is married to Greg and together they have a son, Grant.  She has a passion for the needy and hungry of Marshall and meeting their needs with the love of Jesus.