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Central Staff

Directional Leadership Team

  • John McKinzie

    Lead Pastor

    "I don't mean to say that I have already achieved these things or that I have already reached perfection! But I keep working toward that day when I will finally be all that Christ Jesus saved me for and wants me to be." - Philippians 3:12 (NLT - 1st edition)

  • Mark Lunsford

    Executive Pastor

    "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will direct your paths."
    - Proverbs 3:5-6

  • Aaron Alexander

    Creative Pastor

    "Since God chose you to be the holy people He loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience." - Colossians 3:12

Central Leadership Team

  • Broc Jahnke

    Lead Care and Support Pastor

    "Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others. In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus."
    - Philippians 2:3-5

  • Josh Wright

    NextGen Pastor

    "We will not hide these truths from our children; we will tell the next generation about the glorious deeds of the lord, about his power and his mighty wonders." - Psalms 78:4

  • Launa Vaughn

    Outreach Pastor

    "Study this Book of Instruction continually. Meditate on it day and night so you will be sure to obey everything written in it. Only then will you prosper and succeed in all you do. This is my command - be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go."
    - Joshua 1:7-9

  • Damon Passons

    Lead Children's Pastor

    "Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people." - Colossians 3:23 (NLT)

  • Angela Linz

    Lead Connections/Grow Pastor

    "For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, no anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord." - Romans 8:38,39

Central Support Staff

  • Todd Mead

    Re:Generation Pastor

    See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know Him. 1 John 3:1

  • Joe Brosseau

    Children's Curriculum Pastor

    Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. - James 1:2 NLT

  • Macy Tiradoegas

    Worship Pastor

    "But he said to me, 'My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.' Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me. That is why for Christ's sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong." - 1 Corinthians 12:9-10 (NIV)

  • Terry Kelley

    Lead Worship Pastor

    “He who did not spare His own Son, but gave Him up for us all—how will He not also, along with Him, graciously give us all things?” - Romans 8:32

  • Linda Jewell

    HR Director

    "So humble yourselves under the mighty power of God, and at the right time he will lift you up in honor. Give all your worries and cares to God for he cares about you." - 1 Peter 5:6-7

  • Dave Smith

    Video Production Director

    "Be on guard. Stand firm in the faith. Be courageous. Be strong. And do everything with love." - 1 Corinthians 16:13-14

  • Seth Muse

    Communications Director

    "Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” - Joshua 1:9

  • Craig Bunck

    Lead Creative Designer

    "Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry." - James 1:19

  • Josh Story

    Lead Operations Director

    "The man who finds a wife finds a treasure, and he receives favor from the Lord." - Proverbs 18:22 (NLT)

  • Casey Meharg

    Operations Director

    “Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come.” -1 Timothy 4:8

  • Jacob Paukovitz

    Finance and Information Systems Director

    "Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God - this is your true and proper worship." - Romans 12:1

  • Brandon Darwin

    Operations Coordinator

    "For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope." - Jeremiah 29:11

  • Roger Terhorst

    Operations Coordinator

    "Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go." - Joshua 1:9

  • Dave Bopp

    IT Coordinator

    "He will not constantly accuse us, nor remain angry forever. He does not punish us for all our sins; he does not deal harshly with us, as we deserve. For his unfailing love toward those who fear him is as great as the height of the heavens above the earth. He has removed our sins as far from us as the east is from the west." - Psalm 103:9-12

  • Ashley Paukovitz

    Communications Project Director

    "Trust steadily in God, hope unswervingly, love extravagantly..." 1 Corinthians 13:13 (The Message)

  • Sarah Tolbert

    Care Ministry Assistant

    "So humble yourself under the mighty power of God, and at the right time he will lift you up in honor. Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you." - 1 Peter 5:6-7

  • Stephanie Jordan

    Student Ministry and Resident Director

    "Trust steadily in God, hope unswervingly, love extravagantly. And the best of the three is love." 1 Corinthians 13:13

  • Derek Milton

    Technical Production Director

    “But the time is coming—indeed it’s here now—when true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and in truth. The Father is looking for those who will worship Him that way. For God is Spirit, so those who worship Him must worship in spirit and in truth.” John 4:23-24

  • Mark Ellis

    Audio & Lighting Coordinator

    "If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved." - Romans 10:9 (NLT)

  • Katrina Davis

    Facilities Director

    "Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take." - Proverbs 3:5-6

  • Conner McKinzie

    Worship Director

    "But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ - by grace you have been saved" Ephesians 2:4-5

  • Adam Roye

    Creative Production Director

    "For I know the plans I have for you,” says the lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope." Jeremiah 29:11

  • Alex Pecino

    NextGen Assistant

    "I Praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well." - Psalm 139:14

  • Jenn Van Dahm

    Executive Assistant / Information Systems Assistant

    "For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." - Jeremiah 29:11

  • Tasha Ray

    SEU @ Hope Coordinator

    "He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together." - Colossians 1:17

  • Tamra Applegate

    Children's Administrative Assistant

    "For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength." - Philippians 4:13

  • Patrice King

    Creative Designer

    "...being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ ." Philippians 1:6 (NKJV)

  • Thomas Lightfoot

    Worship Leader

    "Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God." - Philippians 4:6

  • Bridgette Bervig

    Data Entry/Front Desk Receptionist

    "Don't worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all He has done. Then you will experience God's peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus." -Philippians 4:6-7

  • Kristi Passons

    Curriculum Coordinator

    "Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others." - Philippians 2:3-4

  • Debbie Arnn

    Curriculum Coordinator

    "I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. And I will put my Spirit in you and move you to follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws." - Ezekiel 36:26-27

  • Lisette Summers

    Print Coordinator

    "But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint." Isaiah 40:31

  • Shirley Robert

    Finance Clerk

    "For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" - Jeremiah 29:11

Residents

  • Ron Smith

    Video Resident

    “No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us.” - Romans 8:37

  • Sidney Hartsell

    HR Resident

    “This I declare about the Lord: He alone is my refuge, my place of safety; he is my God, and I trust Him.” - Psalm 91:2