New Life Staff


 

Dedicated to service, delighted to serve.


New Life’s leadership and staff is comprised of believers that reflect the church’s mission to be a multi-ethnic body that brings glory to God by making disciples of all people though the gospel of Jesus Christ.

 
Dan and Rhonda Backens

Dan & Rhonda Backens

Senior Pastor


Kevin Turpin

Kevin Turpin

Senior Associate Pastor,
L.E.C. Director


Liam Coventry

Liam Coventry

Executive Pastor

Keena Dickerson

Keena Dickerson

Chief Financial Officer


Melvin McCleese

Melvin McCleese

Campus Pastor
Deep Creek


David McBride

David McBride

Campus Pastor
Ghent
Dream Center Director


Jeremy Miller

Jeremy Miller

Campus Pastor
Kempsville

Tina Davis

Tina Davis

Campus Pastor
Online


Joel Solomon

Joel Solomon

Campus Pastor
Town Center

Jeff Gossmann

Jeff Gossmann

Assistant Pastor
Deep Creek

Manuela Asamoah

Manuela Asamoah

Assistant Pastor
Kempsville

Wayne Buechler

Wayne J. Buechler

Associate Pastor
Kempsville

Steve Carlin

Steve Carlin

Assistant Pastor
Kempsville

Dana Williams

Dana Williams

Assistant Pastor
Town Center

Marc Griffin

Matthew Backens

Service Director
Kempsville

Amberlea Darden

Amberlea Darden

Ministry Director
Ghent

Clem Abrams

Jackson Park

Youth Director
Deep Creek

Dana Williams

Sidney Gathers

Youth & Young Adults Director
Kempsville

Roger Hammond

Rachel Watkins

KidLife Director
Deep Creek

Trisha Brown

Trisha Brown

KidLife Preschool Coordinator
Deep Creek

Shaquera Myers

Shaquera Myers

KidLife Elementary Director
Kempsville

Liz Wolford

Liz Wolford

KidLife Preschool Director
Kempsville

Lerin Gables

Lerin Gables

Worship Director
Kempsville


Cleanne Bowen

Cleanne Bowen

Assistant Worship Director
Kempsville

Debra Gray

Debra Gray

Digital Marketing Coordinator
& Worship Coordinator
Town Center


Terri Simmons

Terri Simmons

Creative Director
Video & Production


Rob Wolford

Rob Wolford

Creative Director
Design & Marketing