Omar joined the Kingsland staff in July of 2005. He grew up in McAllen, Texas and is a graduate of Pan American University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Omar served churches in the ministry of Christian education for 27 years prior to coming to Kingsland, has written magazine articles and adult Bible study lessons for LifeWay Christian Resources since 1995, and maintains, a popular website for teachers and Bible students. He has led several Sunday Schools to embrace the Great Commandment and the Great Commission and to minister beyond the boundaries of the church campus. Omar helps to mobilize more than 3000 Kingsland volunteers annually to serve others through local and international ministry initiatives. He is deeply grateful for the opportunity to serve God in the areas of missions and evangelism at Kingsland Baptist Church.

Omar and Cheryl are the parents of three children, Elizabeth (Niki), Jonathan, and Gina.