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

Tina Davis

Tina Davis

Pastor of Worship



Steve Carlin

Steve Carlin

Multisite Director


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

Joel Solomon

Joel Solomon

Campus Pastor
Town Center

Roger Hammond

Roger Hammond

Associate Pastor
Deep Creek

Wayne Buechler

Wayne J. Buechler

Associate Pastor
Ghent

Manuela Asamoah

Manuela Asamoah

Assistant Pastor
Kempsville

Dana Williams

Dana Williams

Assistant Pastor
Kempsville

Jeff Gossmann

Jeff Gossmann

Assistant Pastor
Kempsville

Nina Anderson

Nina Anderson

Assistant Pastor
Town Center

Amberlea Darden

Amberlea Darden

Ministry Director
Ghent

Clem Abrams

Jackson Park

YouthLife Director
Deep Creek

Dana Williams

Sidney Gathers

YouthLife Director
Kempsville

Marc Griffin

Marc Griffin

KidLife Elementary Coordinator
Deep Creek

Shaquera Myers

Shaquera Myers

KidLife Elementary Director
Kempsville

Trisha Brown

Trisha Brown

KidLife Preschool Coordinator
Deep Creek

Liz Wolford

Liz Wolford

KidLife Preschool Director
Kempsville

Lerin Gables

Lerin Gables

Worship Director
Kempsville


Debra Gray

Debra Gray

Worship Director
Town Center


Cleanne Bowen

Cleanne Bowen

Tech Arts & Worship Coordinator
Kempsville

Terri Simmons

Terri Simmons

Communications Director


Rob Wolford

Rob Wolford

Creative Director


Keena Dickerson

Keena Dickerson

Controller